5 Summer Outdoor Workouts

lululemon Ambassador Bree Filippone shares 5 outdoor workouts to try this Summer

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Summer is here and the sun is shining so it’s the perfect time to take your workouts outdoors. lululemon Ambassador Bree Fillippone has shared with us 5 of her favourite outdoor workouts to get you feeling energised and put a little spring in your step.

These 5 workouts involve an upper body, a lower body, a core strength workout and 2 high intensity sessions. So get out there! We look forward to seeing how you go.

Workout 1: Lower Body Strength

20 min workout Build and develop your lower body with this moderate intensity strength workout.

You will need:
1 x Bench or step
2 x Dumbbell OR 1 x Kettlebell

How: Complete the following reps of each exercise for 4 rounds.
Rest 30s between each exercise.

COMPONENT ONE
4 x Rounds | rest 30s between exercises

a1) 10 x Romanian Deadlift
a2) 10 x 1.5 Squat
a3) 8 x Step Up L
a4) 8 x Step Up R

COMPONENT TWO
4 x Rounds | rest 30s between exercises

b1) 12 x Kneeling Quad Extensions
b2) 12 x Walking Lunges (weights optional)
b3) 8 x Rear Foot Elevated Split Squat L (weights optional)
b4) 8 x Rear Foot Elevated Split Squat R (weights optional)

Workout 2: HIIT 1

24 min workout, join in on this high intensity, high heart rate workout that will get the whole body energised

You will need:
2 x Dumbbells
10-20m to run

How: 30 seconds ON, 30 seconds
Rest for 3 rounds per component

COMPONENT ONE
30:30 X 3

a) Split Switch
b) Thruster
c) Mountain Climbers
d) Shuttle Run

COMPONENT TWO
30:30 x 3

a) 2m Bear Crawls (fwd/bwd)
b) Sky Jumps
c) Lateral Lunge
d) Shuttle Run

Workout 3: Upper Body Strength

25 min workout, train your upper body with this strength based workout hitting all pull, push and pressing movements

You will need:
2 x medium set dumbbells (M)
2 x lighter set dumbbells (L)

How: Component one & two, complete the following reps of each exercise (and each side) for 3 rounds
Enjoy 30s recovery between each exercise
Component three - descending reps challenge Complete 10 reps of each movement then, descending by 2 reps each round, complete 8, 6, 4 then 2 reps of each movement. Feel the burn

COMPONENT ONE
3 x Rounds | 30s between exercises

8 x Single arm Half Kneeling OH Press L (M)
8 x Single arm Half Kneeling OH Press R (M)
8 x L (M) 8 x Single arm Bent over row R (M)

COMPONENT TWO
3 x Rounds | 30s between exercises

8 x Push ups
10 x Reverse Fly (L)

COMPONENT THREE
An upper body descending reps challenge for the biceps and triceps. Starting both movements at 10 reps each, then descending by 2 reps each round until you finish with two reps completed by each movement

Descending Reps Arms Challenge (decreasing by 2 reps)
10-2 x Bicep Curls (M or L)
10-2 x Skull Crushers (M or L)
ie. 10 x Bicep Curls, 10 x Skull crushers, 8 x Bicep Curls, 8 x Skull crushers, etc.. 2 x )

Workout 4: Core

20 min workout, this 20 minute Core workout will be sure to get your abs on fire!

You will need:
1 x Dumbbell or Kettlebell

How: 30 seconds ON, 15 seconds REST x 3 rounds per component
Rest 1-2 minutes between components

COMPONENT ONE
30:15 x 3

a1) Dead Bug
a2) Plank
a3) Side Plank Dips (roll over sides at 15s)

COMPONENT TWO
30:15 x 3

b1) Tabletop Crunches
b2) Heel Taps

COMPONENT THREE
30:15 x 3

c1) bicycles  

COMPONENT FOUR
30:15 x 3

d1) 4 Point Hover Pull Through
d2) Hollow Body Tucks

Workout 5: HIIT 2

16 min workout, a full body high intensity workout that will surely get your heart rate up and sparkling with sweat. It’s short, sweet & a little bit spicy.

You will need:
2 x Dumbbells

How: 30 seconds each exercise with no rest between each exercise. The final 30s is your recovery You will complete 4 Rounds

COMPONENT ONE
30:30:30:30 x 4 (8 min)

a) 30s Lateral Bounds
b) 30s Renegade Rows
c) 30s Push Press
d) 30s rest

COMPONENT TWO
30:30:30:30 x 4 (8 min)

a) 30s Commandos
b) 30s Froggies
c) 30s Run On the Spot
d) 30s rest

Get out there and break a sweat this summer with Bree’s top 5 outdoor workouts!

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