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No Equipment, no problem: 92 Crossfit Workouts with no equipment

No Equipment, no problem: 92 Crossfit Workouts with no equipment
No Equipment, no problem: 92 Crossfit Workouts without equipment Written by "> | posted in Workouts | 72 Comments Over the weekend I had a workout in the local park adjacent Kitsilano Beach (an area in Vancouver). We had access to a pull-up station next to the basketball courts, so what workout would make sense? Hmmm, let me think about it. Murph ! Handstands are a great balance exercise and no equipment required Well, this got me thinking what other workouts are good for those of us who find ourselves on the road or have limited equipment options? Here’s 92 Crossfit workouts not requiring equipment: 10 rounds of 10 second “L” sits off the floor “Susan” – 5 rounds for time: Run 200m, then 10 squats, 10 push ups Run 1 mile and at every 1 minute complete 10 air squats, 10 push-ups, 10 sit-ups 10 Rounds for time: 10 burpees, 100 m sprint 10 handstand jackknife to vertical jump, 10 handstand jackknife to tuck jump, 10 handstand jackknife to straddle jump. 10 rounds for time: 10 push-ups, 100m dash

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