Things To Do In Edmonton

Things To Do In Edmonton

As the semester ends Thunders Athletics and Recreation staff would like to remind you of the importance of staying connected to your community and staying active during this time. Below are two links with events and activities that are still taking place in and around the City of Edmonton. We encourage you to take advantage of the beautiful city we live in and to share your experiences on social media with the hashtag #cuestays active.

https://www.avenueedmonton.com/things-to-do/25-things-to-do-in-edmonton-this-april-2/

https://www.edmonton.ca/activities-parks-recreation.aspx

This week’s Workouts:

Monday April 20th

Lower Body Workout

Exercises:

  • Frog Jumps
  • Side Plank Leg Raises
  • Lateral Lunge
  • Sump Squat Calf Raises
  • Plyo Lunges
  • Hip Thrusters

Exercise Descriptions:

  • Frog Jumps
    • Starting in high plank position, jump your feet towards your hands so you are in a frog squat position
  • Side Plank Leg Raises
    • Starting in a side plank position lift the top leg as high as you can and return to plank position.
  • Lateral Lunge
    • Start standing with your feet hip width apart. Step out with one foot as far as you can bending the knee.
  • Sumo Squat Calf Raises
    • Starting in a sumo squat stay in the squat while rising on to your tippy toes
  • Plyo Lunges
    • Start in a lunge position, explode pushing off the back leg, jumping bringing the back leg bent in towards your chest, return to the lunge position
  • Hip Thrusters
    • Start lying on your back with the knees bent at 90 degrees with feet flat on the floor. Raise your hips as high as you can off the floor and return to the laying position.

Wednesday April 22nd

For this challenge post a picture of yourself engaging in a NEW ACTIVITY!
Some examples may be sewing, cooking or journaling. The link below provides you with some more ideas in and around Edmonton.
Remember to be entered to win the Thunder Athletics Prize Pack you must tag @cuedmonton, #Cuestaysactive, #Cuewellness, #wegotthis

Friday April 24th

Alphabet Workout
Use the letters to spell your name and do the exercises that correspond to the letters. You can do the circuit as many times as you would like. You could also spell other things such as CUEdmonton, or We Got This.

A – 10 Crunches

B – 10 Jumping Jacks

C – 5 Pushups

D – 5 Jump Squats

E – 10 Side Lunges

F – 15 Arm Circles

G – 10 Mountain Climbers

H – 5 Dead Bugs

I – 30 Second Plank

J – 10 Jump Squats

K – 15 Sit-Ups

L – 20 High Knees

M – 10 Lunges

N – 10 Triceps Dips

O – 10 Push-Ups

P – 10 Squats

Q – 20 Jumping Jacks

R – 30 Second plank

S – 20 Bicycle Crunches

T – 10 Side Lunges

U – 5 Dead Bugs

V – 20 Arm Circles

W – 10 Lunges

X – 10 push-ups

Y – 20 High Knees

Z – 10 Triceps Dips