Aerobic Exercise: Today's Fitness Play of the Day

May 13, 2020

It is important to incorporate aerobic exercise into your exercise routine to train your heart and lungs to pump blood more efficiently to improve your overall health! In today’s Fitness Play of the Day from the Ripken Playbook, you will learn a few fun and easy aerobic exercises to help you stay fit and active at home.

Activity Materials

Aerobic Exercise

Check out the Health Choices, Healthy Children—Fitness edition for exercise examples!

Warm-Up: 10 reps per exercise

  • Toe reaches
  • Franks
  • Lateral hip circles with reach
  • Seal Jacks

Circuit 1: 6-minutes total

  • Mountain climbers x 20
  • Speed skaters x 20 
  • Squat jumps x 10

90-second Recovery!

Circuit 2: 6-minutes total

  • High knees x 20
  • Jumping jacks x 20
  • Burpee x 10

Cool-Down: 30-seconds per exercise

  • Kneeling hip flexor 
  • Chest openers 
  • Child’s pose 
  • Seated hamstring
  • Seated reaches
  • Lying piriformis

Great job! Next time, try this workout with a family member or friend!

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