Weeks 2 – 4 ISO-BOW Routine

Weeks 2 - 4 ISO-BOW Routine

ROUTINE DAY A – Chest, Triceps, and Core

  • 4 Days total, alternate between Day A and Day B (A and B will be each be done twice).
  • Perform a 10 second isometric hold for each exercise using 60% – 80% of your maximum effort. Follow with 12 repetitions.
  • Perform each exercise consecutively.
  • Number of sets:
    • Foundation: 1 set
    • Enhance: 2 sets
    • Peak: 3 sets

Exercises

1: Chest Squeeze

2: Chest Circles

3: Tricep Extension

4: Tricep Kickbacks

5: Core Circles Large

6: Core Circles Medium

7: Core Circles Small

Routine Day B –  Back, Shoulders, Legs and Biceps

  • 4 Days total, alternate between Day A and Day B (A and B will be each be done twice)
  • Perform a 10 second isometric hold for each exercise using 60% – 80% of your maximum effort. Follow with 12 repetitions.
  • Perform each exercise consecutively.
  • Number of sets:
    • Foundation: 1 set
    • Enhance: 2 sets
    • Peak: 3 sets

Exercises

1: Shoulder Press

2: Lateral Raise

3: Reverse Fly

4: Bicep Curl

5: Leg Extension

6: Hammer Curl

Iso Bow Better Boat Pose (Navasana)

Iso Bow Better Boat Pose (Navasana)

For a better boat pose and strength training.

Grab your ISO-BOW and place your feet through the ISO-BOW loops.

Activate your toes and legs, lift your feet off the floor, and grab your second ISO-BOW and pull your ISO-BOW apart drawing your scapula towards your spine firing your rhomboids.

Push through your heels and lift your legs.

Breathe deeply and hold for five deep breaths.

Counter by placing your feet and hands on the floor and press your hips into the sky.

Iso-Bow Better Side Planks (Vasisthasana)

Iso-Bow Better Side Planks (Vasisthasana)

To enhance your side plank.

In a deep lunge position, place your hands down near your feet. Spread your fingers and grip the mat firmly.

Slight bend in your right elbow so you are not hyperextending.

Grab your ISO-BOW and place the webbing around your front foot.

Pivot your toes in the same direction and lift your front leg and hips into the air.

Push through your heel and lift your back body drawing your scapula back down your back.

Try to slide your mat or ground forward with your right hand.

Iso-Bow Crescent Lunge Enhancement (Anjaneyasana)

Iso-Bow Crescent Lunge Enhancement (Anjaneyasana)

To enhance your crescent lunge reach your hands up in the air and place your fingertips on the floor.

Raise one leg up and softly place your foot behind you in a lunge.

Reach down and grab your ISO-BOW and rise up contracting your core and keeping your back straight.

Spread your ISO-BOW apart drawing your shoulder blades down on your back.

Breathe deeply and hold this pose for five deep breaths.

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Iso Bow Triangle Pose Enhancement (Trikonasana)

Iso Bow Triangle Pose Enhancement (Trikonasana)

To enhance your triangle pose spread your feet wide and bring your hands up over your feet.

Slowly push into your heal and bring your hands down to your hips.

tilt your pelvis laterally, reach down to your foot and place your ISO-BOW over your feet.

Reach your left hand up into the air opening your chest.

Expand the crown of your head outwards and try to expand your mat or push the floor forward to contract your right quadricep.

For further work, draw your hand down the strap and closer to your right foot.

Ensure you are breathing deeply and hold for five deep breaths.