6-Minute Routine: Buddy Up for a Better Body
Double the Fun
You'll get twice the strength benefits and fun -- in half the time -- with this partner routine from Juan Carlos ("JC") Santana, director of the Institute of Human Performance.
What You'll Need
A partner and a ball (a basketball, soccer ball, or medicine ball is best)1. Medicine-Ball Over-and-Under
Targets back, glutes, hamstrings
Stand with feet shoulder-width apart, facing partner from about 1 foot away. Hold ball at chest level. Squat down and pass ball to partner through your legs. Stand up and extend arms overhead; take the ball. Repeat for 30 seconds, then switch so partner passes first.
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