by Jamie Phan, Staff Photographer
Spring break is rapidly approaching and it’s time for some fun in the sun! Grab a partner and try out these exercises that help tone the overall body.
Hand Taps (20 repetitions X 3 sets)
Start off in a push up position, give a high five to your partner’s opposite hand, and switch hands.
Boy’s swim captain Austin Gergins (’17) and girl’s swim captain, Kennedy Hood (’17).
Bicycle Crunches (30 seconds x 4 sets)
Begin by lying on the ground, placing your hands behind your ears. Lift your legs in the air and align your feet along with your partner’s feet. Move your legs in a bicycle pedaling motion. When your left knee is closer to your body, reach your right elbow to it. When your right knee is closer to your body, reach your left elbow to it.
Leg Lifts (10 repetitions x 4 sets)
Start off by having your partner lay flat on their back. Position your feet to be on the either side of their head and have them hold on to your ankles. Your partner should lift up their legs together to create a 90 degree angle. Push on their feet and they should lower their legs in unison until it almost hits the ground.
Boy’s golf captains Trever Sonoda (’17) and Brian Cao (’18).
Wall Sit and Russian Twist (60 seconds x 4 sets)
Align your back with your parnter’s and squat down until you reach a 90 degree angle. Hold the wall sit position while one person as a medicine ball/weight in hand. Twist your torso with the weight in hand and pass it to your partner.
Sit Ups (20 repetitions x 4 sets)
Start off by siting face to face with your partner with a medicine ball in hand. Intertwine your legs. Do one sit up with the medicine ball going past your head. After doing so, pass the medicine ball to your partner to do the same.
Track captains Donnie Marion (’18) and Nathan Willoughby (’17).
Plank (60 seconds x 4 sets)
Start off by laying belly side down. Lift your body up with your elbows to support. Keep your body as flat as possible and hold. Your shoulders should be aligned with the positioning of your elbows.
Mountain Climbers (60 seconds x 4 sets)
Start of in a push up position keeping your body flat from head to heel. Bring up your right knee to your chest and quickly place your foot back in position. Repeat this same motion with your left knee.
Boy’s baseball captains Justin Mazzone (’17) and Travis Aversa (’17).