Build your stamina with this home workout

Tip #3: Try this home dancer stamina building workout

Wayzata Jazz performs at the 2017 Eastview Invitational, at Eastview High School. Photo by Matt Blewett/Minnesota Dance News | @mndancenews

What are your plans to build stamina over winter break? Try a functional home Tabata-influenced HIIT workout 1-2 x/week.

Perform each of the following exercises going all out for 20 seconds with good form, followed by a 10 second rest.

  1. Body weight squat
  2. Push up (OK to lower knees)
  3. Crunches
  4. Body weight lunge
  5. Burpee
  6. Shuffle sideways
  7. Plank hip rotations
  8. Jumps in ballet second position

Try to repeat the list up to 8 times. Keeping good alignment is the most important focus.

What are your favorite stamina building home workouts? Share in a comment!

What else can you do over winter break to take your dancing to the next level? Learn more in our Winter Break Dance Conditioning Tips article.

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