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Walk Kansas State Leader

Sharolyn Jackson
Sharolyn Flaming Jackson
K-State Research and Extension
1007 Throckmorton Hall
Manhattan, KS 66506
785-532-2273
sharolyn@ksu.edu

 

A health initiative presented by Kansas State University Agricultural Experiment Station and Cooperative Extension Service

Strength

Muscle-strengthening activities make your muscles stronger. These include activities like push-ups and lifting weights. It is important to work all the different parts of the body - your legs, hips, back, chest, stomach, shoulders, and arms.


Bone-strengthening activities make your bones stronger. Bone strengthening activities, like jumping, are especially important for children and adolescents. These activities produce a force on the bones that promotes bone growth and strength.

weight

Building Strength with Weights
Chest Press
Overhead Triceps Extension
Biceps Curl
Shoulder Press
Free Weights: Curls
Free Weights: Chest Press
Dumbbell Deadlift
Goblet Squat

ball

A Stability Ball Primer
Stability Ball: Pushup
Stability Ball: Hamstring Curl
Abdominal Crunches
Abdominal Ball Pass
Wall Squat
Oblique Twist
Back Extension
Ball Fly
Bent-Over Row with Ball
Fitness Ball Ab Crunch
Leg Curl on Ball
Glute Bridges
Push-Ups - The Next Level

 resistance bands

Strength Training with Resistance Bands
Triceps Extension
Biceps Curl with Lunge
Standing Overhead Press
Standing Squat
Resistance: Front Raises
Seated Row
Chest Press - Resistance Bands
Pull Across Chest
Monster Squat

yoga

Yoga Basics
More Yoga Poses

plank

Planks
Planks - the next level
Plank Variations
Plank Variations - the next level

Treadmill

Air Squats and Parallel Arm Raises
Med Ball Slam
Walking Lunge
Treadmill Intervals

Thanks to James (Jim) R. Thompson, M.S. and ACE Certified Personal Trainer, former trainer at Genesis Health Clubs in Manhattan, KS, and Peters Recreation Complex at Kansas State University for their help with these videos.

Celebrating Success!

Keeping my flexibility, strength, and endurance is even more important at my age, 68. Walking and working out did this more than I thought.
Thomas County