Here is a list of some of the general exercises used to warmup. Also as a sequence, circuit, extended time, etc., they can be used as great exercises. Have fun!

Chinese drum



Slow jog in place


Stair jogging

Toe Touch


Walking stairs

NOTE: For a cardio routine, perform 2 rounds, the first for 30 seconds and the second for 45 seconds

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