PUMPkin Workout

Oct 15, 2019


Ghouls and goblins, check out this full-body Halloween-themed workout! Trade in the medicine ball and try out these moves with the heaviest pumpkin you can handle. Don't get spooked - these exercises are adaptable to all fitness levels. Costumes encouraged!

Russian Twists

Sit on a mat or the turf, lean back, and raise your feet a few inches off the ground with knees together. Hold the pumpkin in both hands and alternate twisting to the right and left, bracing your core. Don't forget to breathe! Perform 3 sets of 12 reps.

Overhead Tricep Extensions

Stand tall holding the pumpkin straight over your head with both hands. Bend your elbows and lower the pumpkin down behind your head and return to starting position. Tuck your tailbone and keep your elbows as close to your ears as possible. Perform 3 sets of 12 reps. 

Shoulder Presses

Stand tall and hold the pumpkin at eye level with hands positioned underneath it. Push the pumpkin straight above your head and lower back down. Perform 3 sets of 12 reps.

Sumo Squats 

Stand with your feet wide and toes pointed out. Hold the pumpkin with both hands, arms straight down in front of you. Lower into a deep squat while holding the pumpkin and return to standing. Perform 3 sets of 12 reps. 

Alternating Uneven Push-Ups

Get into high plank position with one hand elevated on the pumpkin and the other hand on the ground. Lower down into a push-up and return to high plank. Roll the pumpkin over to your other hand, position your hand on top of it and lower down. Repeat and switch for 3 reps of 12.

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