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Monastery National School, Ardee, Co. Louth
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HIIT Homework

Stick on your favourite upbeat playlist and try out these exercises one after the other. To give yourself a bigger challenge, do each circuit twice or three times or more!


5 X 25
25 jumping jacks
25 squats
25 seconds run on the spot
25 push ups
25 seconds plank

30 seconds run on the spot
30 seconds high knees
30 seconds jumping jacks
30 seconds butt kicks
30 seconds jog on the spot

30 seconds jumping jacks
30 seconds mountain climbers
30 seconds run on the spot
30 seconds plank
30 seconds burpees!


Try out as many of these exercises outside (keeping a social distance!) that you can and tell your teacher which ones you’ve done.

1. Cycle your bike for 10 minutes / Go for a walk / Ride your scooter for 10 minutes.

2. Jump on your trampoline / Walk your dog / Bubble bashing - get someone to blow bubbles for you to try and burst all of them.

3. Draw your own hopscotch with chalk and play / Throw a ball against a wall and catch / Create your own obstacle course / Run for 5 minutes / 10 minutes of free play outside.

4. Do 3 laps of your house or up and down the hall 10 times / Keepie uppies - how many can you do in a row? / Skip sideways up and down the garden 5 times.


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