Halloween Workout

Get your pre-pumpkin carving pump on 

Spice up your fitness routine with some pumpkin this Halloween! Whether you're trick-or-treating or partying, Halloween will inevitably be filled with sugary treats sure to trick your stomach. Treat your body to a Halloween inspired full body workout and get pumped for the spookiest night of the year! Let's get the most out of your pumpkin before you start carving because it's all you will need for this workout!

Bicep flex

1. Stand with feet shoulder-width apart and hold the pumpkin at waist level.

2. Keeping your elbows close to your sides, exhale while curling the ball upward to your chest.

3. Inhale as you lower your arms back to the starting position

10 reps, 5 sets

Mountain climber

1. Get into the plank position with the pumpkin underneath your hands.

2. Keeping your back and neck straight, drive your right knee up towards your chest and extend it again.

3. Immediately drive your left knee forward towards your chest and extend it again. Ensure your core is engaged throughout.

30 seconds, 3 sets

Shoulder circle

1. Stand with feet shoulder-width apart, holding the pumpkin straight over your head.

2. Engage your core and begin to move your extended arms in a clockwise movement drawing a full circle.

3. Repeat in a counter clockwise direction

10 reps, 4 sets

"V" sit twist

1. Sit on the ground and lean back, so your core is engaged. Your back should be flat and diagonal from the ground with pumpkin in hands in front.

2. Lower pumpkin to the right hip, then lift over your head and lower to left hip.

20 reps, 4 sets

Tricep squat

1. Squat while holding the pumpkin behind your neck, with your elbows close to your head.

2. Stand up and lift the pumpkin directly over your head by straightening the arms.

10 reps, 3 sets

Reach and crunch

1. Lay flat on the floor, extending arms over your head and legs straight so they are a few inches from the ground.

2. Pull knees into your core and crunch the shoulders up and off the ground while reaching the pumpkin towards your feet.

3. Straighten to original position

10 reps, 3 sets

Back lunge twist

1. Stand tall holding the pumpkin in your hands in front of you with your elbows bent.

2. Lunge your right leg back and twist your core left over your left leg.

3. Turn forward and step your right leg forward to meet the left. Repeat exercise with opposite legs

10 reps, 4 sets

Rolling press up

1. Start in a press up position, but instead of your right hand resting on the floor, place the pumpkin underneath. Make sure your back is straight and your neck is neutral.

2. Complete a press up then roll the pumpkin to your left hand and repeat action

10 reps, 4 sets