Let’s face it; sticks are not the most exciting things in the world. However, this is not always the case. They might seem boring, but sticks can be really useful too. So whether you find one on the ground while walking on your daily stroll or someone gives you one as a present, there are many great things that you can do with a stick. Here is just some of the fun stuff that you can do with a stick.
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You need one barbell, and this is an AMRAP (As Many Repetition As Possible) set. In ten minutes, you will do five repetitions of each exercise and do as many rounds as possible.
Here are just some of the fun things you can do with a stick in a workout:
Stuff You Can Do With A Stick 1. High Pulls
Fun stuff you can do with a stick is to begin in an upright standing position with your feet shoulder-width apart. Slightly bend your knees and hinge from your hips to bend your upper body forward. Lower your hands and hold onto the bar with both hands, palms facing your body shoulder-width apart. Engage your core and straighten your back to stand upright as you pull from your elbows to raise the bar to shoulder height. Slowly lower the bar to the starting position and repeat the movement.
Stuff You Can Do With A Stick 2. Front Squat
Begin in an upright standing position with your feet shoulder-width apart. Hold the bar in both hands, palms facing your body, shoulder-width apart. Bend your elbows and flex your wrists to bring the bar to shoulder height, resting against your collarbone. Bend your knees and hinge your hips to lower your seat into a squat position. Do your best to keep your weight evenly distributed across your heels. Keep your core engaged as you push back to an upright standing position. Repeat the movement.
Stuff You Can Do With A Stick 3. Push Press
Begin in an upright standing position with your feet shoulder-width apart, and your knees slightly bent. Hold the bar at shoulder height with your hands shoulder-width apart and your palms facing outward. Engage your core and push the bar overhead. Slowly lower the bar to the starting positions and repeat the movement.
Stuff You Can Do With A Stick 4. Romanian Deadlift
Begin in an upright standing position with your feet shoulder-width apart. Keep a slight bend in your knees and hinge from your hips to bend your upper body forward. Hold the bar with both hands shoulder-width apart and your palms facing inward. Engage your glutes and hamstrings and slowly raise to an upright standing position, keeping the bar close to your body throughout the entire movement. Hinge from your hips to lower the bar to the starting position and repeat the movement.
Stuff You Can Do With A Stick 5. Incline Spider Crawl Push-Ups
Incline Spider Crawl Push-Ups
Place the bar in a stable barbell rack. Use a bench or other elevated surface if you do not have a barbell rack. Place both hands on the bar, shoulder-width apart, and step back with both legs to move into an inclined, straight-arm plank position. Keep your head, shoulders, hips, and legs in alignment. Bend your arms to lower your body towards the bar. Bend one knee and pull it up to touch your elbow. Push your leg back and straighten your arms to return to the straight-arm plank position. Repeat the movement, alternating legs.
Do this in AMRAP (As Many Repetition As Possible) styles and as many times as you can, for ten to twelve minutes.
Do Kettlebell Swings with a Stick
Swinging a kettlebell is a great way to build strength and improve cardiovascular fitness. However, if you don’t have access to a kettlebell or want to try something new, you can try swinging a stick! This is one of the most traditional ways to use a stick in your workout. While it may sound odd, a stick can be a great substitute for a kettlebell. A stick is much lighter, so you’ll have to use a lighter weight than you would with a kettlebell; however, it can still be great exercise. If you have never done kettlebell swings, they are a great exercise to include in your routine. You can perform them with or without a stick. If you are using a stick, swing it the same way you would swing a kettlebell.
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