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Well, this Malibu campground wasn’t awful. In fact, as far as compromises go, it was about as perfect a spot for James and me as we can get. He hates sand, and prefers to NOT be camping right on the beach. CHECK. I LOVE the ocean, and at least we’re close enough here that I can hear it. Smell it. See it. CHECK.
So let me introduce you to your boot camping challenge this week: Steady Sorcerers.
Like last week’s challenge, Steady Sorcerers are yet another full-body exercise. We’ll be triggering all your major muscle groups with this one brilliant bodyweight move, and that makes me VERY happy. I love multi-tasking, don’t you? Here we have one exercise doing a little of everything. And you know what that means.
More beach time! (The Jameses of the world are cringing...)
But there’s so much more happening than just strengthening the body with this move. There’s a strong balance, coordination, and stability component…often-overlooked fitness components. We’re also working your flexibility and joint range of motion, which tends to decrease with age. And! There’s the muscle ENDURANCE component. We need muscle endurance so we can deal with the physical tasks of daily life most efficiently. Because really, would you rather be like Darryl and Rick, OR! Would you rather be a zombie. I’m just sayin’.
So who’s boot camping with me this week?! Can you commit to 3 sets of 10 Steady Sorcerers each day this week? Or how about just each day this weekend? I REALLY hope you’ll play along, no matter WHERE your travels have you. With a little time spent in the Discomfort Zone, your best life is just ahead, there for the taking. You can get there. I don’t doubt it at all.
Comments and questions below! As always, I’m rooting for you!