Work Out While Watching Football for a Weekend Win-Win

Squeeze in a fast, effective workout during the football games weekend with a great living room bodyweight workout.

Michigan Quarterback
This weekend offers plenty of quality football games to watch. Examples: Michigan battles Nebraska in Big Ten action, and the Pac 10 features USC against Oregon.

If you want to have a prayer of joining any of those elite programs on a future Saturday, you need to jump off the sofa and squeeze in a weekend workout.

Don't feel like visiting the gym on one of the best football Saturdays of the year? Why not get the best of both worlds by watching football and working out at the same time? The time-efficient workout below provides high-intensity training that you can perform right in your living room.

Do all the exercises in a circuit fashion.

Circuit 1
60 sec. Jumping Jacks
2x10-12 Decline Push-Ups (Elevate feet on furniture)
2x10-12 Squat Jumps
2x10-12 Bodyweight Row with Quarter Squat (find something stable you can grip and pull yourself to until your chest touches it)

Complete two sets before proceeding to Circuit 2.

Circuit 2
2x10-12 Military Push-Ups
2x10-12 (Each Leg) Single-Leg RDL
2x10-12 Pike Push-Ups

This workout will leave you soaked in sweat so bring a towel to your TV room. Watching the game should give you added motivation. Nothing helps a workout like the thought of playing on national television!


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