January 21, 2008 8:21 AM   Subscribe

What are some of your favorite and most creative exercises? I am looking for fun and effective things to mix up my routine. Stuff that will make the guy next to me say 'What the f*** is that?' Stuff like 'Wall Balls', 'Jumping Burpees', and 'Double-Unders'. Honestly I just like to mix it up to prevent boredom. I have already seen all the exercises on the CrossFit website. Extra points if it involves props like medicine balls and tires.
posted by kaizen to Health & Fitness (7 answers total) 18 users marked this as a favorite
Have you seen this? It's hard as fuck.
posted by creasy boy at 8:25 AM on January 21, 2008

You can also add pushups to that last thing, obviously. And I've seen this but never tried it.
posted by creasy boy at 8:32 AM on January 21, 2008

Maybe too tame for you, but uses exotic prop: Shovelglove
posted by bricoleur at 8:39 AM on January 21, 2008

“Angry Angie”
Walk/Run 4 Laps
100 Squats
100 Push-ups
100 Romanian Dead Lifts (works fine with free weights)
100 Sit-ups
Walk/Run 4 Laps

"Falling Down"
5 min cardio warm-up

3 Rounds of
Split Squats
Db Swings . DO NOT LIFT WITH YOUR ARMS. Thrust from your hips to swing the dumbell up

“Gates of Fire”
50 Double Crunches (Lift chest and legs off the floor, like you're going into fetal position)
50 Push-ups
100 DB Thrusters
50 Push-ups
50 Double Crunches

"Get Up If You Can"
40 Crunches
40 Supermans >> 1 min of cardio
30 Crunches
30 Supermans >> 2 min of cardio
20 Crunches
20 Supermans >> 3 min of cardio
10 Crunches
10 Supermans >> 4 min of cardio
posted by Brandon Blatcher at 8:52 AM on January 21, 2008

Dragon Flags! Hell no I can't do one to save my life, but man, SO COOL.
posted by Metroid Baby at 9:16 AM on January 21, 2008

If you can work up to doing planche pushups and you're not in a gym full of gymnasts, everyone around you will pretty much flip out.
posted by Partial Law at 10:08 AM on January 21, 2008

Farmer's walk, if there's enough space.
posted by ersatz at 2:21 PM on January 21, 2008

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