Tag Archives: Best Body Weight Exercises

11 of Brook’s Fave Bodyweight Moves

Leo Lions are creative, fun-loving, and energetic!  Being a Leo, myself, I decided to create an August countdown (count up) of my favorite bodyweight moves.  From August 1-August 11, I instructed a new move each day and layered it on … Continue reading

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26-minute A-Z Bodyweight Workout

After 26 blogs, 26 exercises, 26 instructional videos, and 26 @BrookBenten Instagram posts, it all comes down to this 26-minute workout!

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L is for Lateral Lunges

Your body is capable of moving in three plates. Those planes are (A) sagittal, which divides the body into right and left halves, (B) frontal, which divides the body into front and back halves, and (C) transverse, which divides the … Continue reading

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J is for Jumping Jacks

Jack LaLanne (1914-2011), began his fitness television show,  which aired from 1953-1985, with a set of jumping jacks. I, personally, had the honor of witnessing this man they call “The First Fitness Superhero” at IDEA World, the Super Bowl of … Continue reading

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I is for Inverted Plank

Just like a standard plank, an inverted plank is an isometric hold. This plank variation strengthens the backs of the shoulders, upper back, lower back, triceps, legs, and glutes. It also unhunches crummy posture (opens tight chest muscles), making it … Continue reading

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Top 5 Body Weight Exercises, only better

Top 5 Body Weight Exercises: A. Triceps Push-Up with Contralateral Reach B. Standard Push-Up with Side Plank C. Push Plank with Hiccup D. “Super” Stance Jacks E. Plyometric Lunges Here’s the workout: Exercise A 1-minute, 10-seconds rest, Exercise B 1-minute, … Continue reading

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