Workout Wednesday: Resistance bands, kettle bells, and bosu ball exercise

Workout Wednesday

This week, we're in the gym with personal trainer Napoleon Benoit of the Dryades YMCA in Central City.

All three exercises shown in the video above are part of a high intensity workout. To follow along, check out the steps below.

1. Thrusters with resistance bands

  • Place both feet inside of the resistance band about shoulder-width apart.
  • Squat down and press up keeping elbows close to body.
  • Try this exercise for 30 seconds.
  • Increase reps according to your endurance.

2. Kettle bell swings / single leg romanian dead lift

  • Slightly bending the knees,switch the kettle bell between hands in a swinging motion.
  • Use a weight that's suitable for your athletic ability.
  • This exercise can be done for 30 seconds.
  • Increase reps according to your endurance.

3. Bosu sit-ups w/ med ball toss

  • Try this exercise with a partner.
  • Place your backside on the bottom of the bosu ball.
  • Partner #1 standing up should be the one tossing the ball to partner #2 sitting on the bosu ball.
  • After catching the ball on the bosu, stretch both hands over head touching the ground with ball.
  • Both hands swing back up tossing ball back to partner 1.
  • For a modification, try bouncing ball off of a wall.

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