Day 02 - COVID 19-day Pickleball Fitness Challenge with Megan Charity

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Day 02 Instructor:
Megan Charity - @Megcharity

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Detailed instruction by @PickleballPhil:


1. What are we doing

Setting aside ANOTHER 19 minutes to complete ANOTHER awesome challenge! We do this in order to grow together as a community and build habits that are going to keep us moving forward towards our ultimate goals! Today Megan is going to take us through 6 awesome drills that will get our hear rate up and really burn our thighs, calfs and arms.

2. Why it works

Remember your brain is hardwired to function within routine and habits. Try to do your drills at the same time in your routine! High Intensity Interval Training or HIIT is designed to get your heart rate up to a high level fast and for a short period of time. I love the involvement of the pickleball gear in order to make it more focused on pickleball!

3. How it relates to pickleball

There are a lot of lateral and quick feet movements through this video and those are used ALL THE TIME in pickleball! I love adding the ball in the end in order to increase the eye hand coordination as well as engaging the core. When I work with a stroke patient the first skill we work on is their Trunk! Without it, they will never walk typically again!

4. Outline & Demonstration

The activities are as follows: Figure 8, double feet jump, V sprints, jump rope, mountain climbers, and high plank! You complete the first four drills for 1-minute straight and the last two for 30 seconds each. Take a minute break and do it again!

5. Go & Do - Return & Report

Review how this fit in your day ALWAYS! Sometimes it takes multiple times of your routine to find out what you are willing to do consistently. Now, reply to this post and put your proof you completed the challenge! This is a GREAT video challenge for all of us to do that will help us improve our lives and ultimately work together towards a greater goal!



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Another good one today. 2 for 2

Nice job, Kolby! Keep up the good work :slight_smile:

Man!! Today was brutal! I loved it so much and am so grateful for @Megcharity for providing us with this awesome challenge! Here is my video for completing the challenge today! Lets do this guys!!

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@Megcharity thanks for the workout, it was a good one.

Thought that I had some encouragement come into the room after my first set, turns out he just wanted my paddle.

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Let’s goooo! You did a great job :slight_smile: Whoop whoop!!

Hi, Joe! Thanks for doing the workout! And what a cute little fan you had for it :slight_smile: Keep up the good work!

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Yeah it was definitely one to burn my legs! I also had a hard time with the plank and tossing the ball.

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Wow that was awesome!! Thank you for the sweat :sweat:

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Got it done.

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It wouldn’t let me upload the video for some reason. :blush:

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Way to go, Sarah! Sorry your video didn’t work, would have loved to see it :frowning:

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Hi, Crystal! Look at you go! So proud! Keep up the good work :slight_smile:

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@SarahSmith567 you need to upload your video to Instagram or YouTube and then post the link here in order for it to work! Good job on today’s challenge!!!

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@Jmcshinsky and I did it together. That sure was a leg burner!

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Way to go! Awesome job :slight_smile:

Day 2 :white_check_mark: . Thank you for the video. It was great! It is difficult to get steps in while homeschooling kiddos so this helps.

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Thanks Megan for an awesome workout! I really like the V drill. It is so important to train backward movement. @Megcharity

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After a big 6 mile mountain bike ride this morning I came back to this workout knowing I had to go the extra mile. I elected to choose ankle weights as well as weighted jump rope handles and tall post to make sure I wasn’t cutting corners. What an amazing HIT workout and looking forward to tomorrow’s!!!

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