Condition your lower body for a stronger climb
On a stepper, push down on the pedals, alternating between right and left legs. Lift heels and rise up on toes slightly to work the calf muscles. Do 3 sets of 15 reps.
QUADS & GLUTES
Stand with feet shoulder width apart, head facing forward. Hold a set of dumbbells and sit back and down into an imaginary chair until thighs are parallel to floor. Keep knees over ankles. Return to starting. Do 3 sets of 10 reps.
HIPS,THIGHS & GLUTE
WEIGHTED SIDE LUNGES
Stand with feet shoulder-width apart and hold weights at side of body. Lunge out to the right and bend knee until thigh is parallel to floor, keeping toes pointed forward and left leg straight. Return to starting. Repeat with left leg. Do 3 sets of 15 reps.
PLANK WITH KNEE BENDS
Begin in push-up position with hands directly below shoulders and weight on balls of the feet. Keep legs straight. Lift right foot off floor and bend knee, pulling it towards chest. Return to starting. Repeat with left foot. Do 3 sets of 10 reps for each leg.
GLUTES & HAMSTRINGS
Stand with legs shoulder-width apart. Step forward with right foot. Bend both knees at the same time, lifting left heel slightly from floor and keeping back straight. When knees are at 90-degree angle, hold for 5 sec. Return to starting. Repeat for left leg. Do 3 sets of 10 reps for each leg.
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