AMRAP Workout To Reduce Joint Stiffness At Home

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If you are not familiar with AMRAP workouts yet, well, you’re in for a treat. These kinds of workouts are tough yet quite straightforward and effective. Basically, AMRAP workouts are the exercises you do for as many reps as possibly can. Thus, you will be performing as many reps of a single exercise as you can in a specific period of time. This is a great workout because you will gradually enhance your strength and will help with your flexibility. Personally, I enjoyed this workout because it also helps with reducing the pain associated with inflexible joints. Thus, try them out! Check out this at-home mobility AMRAP workout to reduce inflexible joints.

1. Squat to Stand

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Start standing with your feet shoulder-width apart.
Fold forward, and reach your hands to the floor between your legs.
This will be your starting position.
Then, with your torso straight, start bending your knees.
Next, slowly press your hips back to a squat position.
Your hands should still be on the ground.
Furthermore, extend your legs and return to the starting position.
This would be one repetition. Aim to do 5 of them.

2. Shoulder Handcuffs

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Lie on your belly on the ground.
Your arms should be extended in front of you.
Also, make sure your palms are facing each other.
Then, engage your core.
Now, keeping your arms straight, sweep them out laterally to your sides.
Then, down toward your hips.
Lastly, reverse the movement and sweep your hands back in front of you, tapping your fingers together.
This would be one repetition. Aim to do 10 of them.

3. Rollover to V-Sit

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Sit on the ground with your knees bent and together.
Make sure your heels are touching the floor.
Then, roll onto your back, gaining momentum.
Now, as you roll forward with control, straddle your legs onto the ground.
Then, reach your hands directly in front of you, touching the ground.
Next, roll backward again, bringing your knees back to center.
This would be one repetition. Aim to do 5 of them.

4. Scapular Pushups

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Start in a high plank position.
Keep your palms on the ground under your shoulders and the legs extended.
Then, squeeze your shoulder blades together.
While squeezing, drop your chest slightly between your shoulders.
Then, draw your shoulder blades apart.
Your chest should rise as your back widens.
This would be one repetition. Aim to do 10 of them.

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