The best family workout this easter 2022

Are you looking for the perfect easter workout? Every easter we all enjoy too much chocolate, and some well-earned time with friends and family. Regrettably, this does take its toll on our fitness goals. However, there are plenty of fun exercises that you can do at home with loved ones to make your home workout enjoyable and exciting using minimal equipment.

Regardless of whether you’re a busy parent with your hands full, while the kids are off school or a regular gym-goer who is enjoying a chocolate fuelled bank holiday weekend having drinks with friends and watching top gear reruns. These full-body exercises are sure to shift that extra easter weight, keep kids entertained and break a sweat over the easter break. For this workout, you will just need one of our JLL Vinyl Kettlebells or Neoprene Cast Kettlebells and a JLL Slam Ball. It can be hard to find the time to fit in a decent workout  with your busy easter schedule, however, with this quick and easy workout you and the family can break a sweat and have a few laughs in the process.

 

1. Kettlebell march

  • Hold the kettlebell at your left shoulder, with the bell on the back against the back of your forearm and your arm perpendicular to the floor.
  • Keep your wrist straight and march, driving your left knee high first, then your right knee.
  • Alternate march steps for 20 seconds.
  • Switch hands and repeat.

2. Kettlebell pull through

  • Begin in a natural High Plank position with a kettlebell by your left side.
  • Keep your chest parallel to the floor.
  • Slide your right arm underneath yourself to grab the kettlebell handle.
  • Remaining in a good Plank position and core engaged, pull the kettlebell underneath yourself to the other side.
  • Continue to pull the kettlebell to alternating sides until the set is complete.

3. Standing overhead slam

  • Setup in an athletic base position while holding a medicine ball at your chest with a soft bend in your knees.
  • Rise up tall on the toes and extend the arms overhead with the medicine ball.
  • Exhale, pull the arms down towards the toes and aggressively slam the med ball into the floor.
  • Catch the slam ball as it returns from the floor and repeat for the desired number of repetitions.

4. Slam Ball toe touch

  • Begin on your back with legs together straight up above hips.
  • Holding the Slam Ball with two hands at your chest.
  • Slightly curl chin forward, relaxing through the back of the neck.
  • On an exhale, squeeze your trunk muscles to reach the ball up toward the toes to touch
  • Slowly release back to start position.
  • Repeat.

5. Slam Ball diagonal raise

  • Begin in an athletic position with both hands on the slam ball.
  • Bring the ball downward diagonally around the front of your body to the side of the opposite hip by rotating your torso and bending forward slightly while pulling the ball across your body.
  • Immediately return to the original position in the opposite path by rotating and bringing the torso back upright while pulling the ball to the side of the head.
  • Repeat chops for 1 minute.
  • Continue exercise on the other side.

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