Basic Training Exercises | Boot Camp

Basic Training Exercises | Boot Camp


“Basic Training Exercises Let’s talk about some exercises you’re going
to be doing in basic training. There is no gym so don’t go to the gym to
prepare. Let me teach you some exercises you’re going
to do at basic training to get your mind and your muscles ready. The first thing we’re going to do is called
Flutter Kick. So with Flutter Kicks, what you want to do
is be on your back and your, your hands are going to be underneath your hips and you’re
just simply going to flutter your feet about six to twelve inches up in the air. Okay, just like this. Do this for about one minute and you’ll feel
it in your abs. They’ll be really tight. We can do Leg Spreaders next. Same position (inaudible) on your back and
side to side, like that. This is going to help your inner thighs, your
legs, your lower back, everything, your core of your body. Now I’m going to talk to you about Overhead
Clasps. It actually seems simply but it’s very difficult
after about a minute or so. You want to keep your hands out, extended
up to the sky, and you’re simply going to clap them over your head. Again, even without any weight, it seems easy
at first but will get very difficult. The next exercise I’m going to show you is
the Planks and you’re going to be very familiar with what a Plank is. You want to get on your forearms and toes
like this and simply hold, hold your body weight with a nice straight back. You’re going to feel it in your core, in your
lower back, your legs, your stomach, everything. It’s going to strengthen all of that whole
area. Now if you want to make it even more difficult
on yourself, get yourself an ab ball, get on your knees and spell the words Basic Training
with your elbows, so I’m making a B. Now I’m doing an A and so on. That’ll make your body even more (inaudible)
micro adjustments to the balancing of the ab ball. The next exercise is toe touches. Again, it’s just like the Overhead Clasps. Seems easy to do but it’s not really after
about a minute. Start in a position like this, your hands
on your hips, toes are forward, your body is straight and all you’re going to do is
bend over, touch the sides of your heels and come back up like this. This works your legs, even your back a little
bit. Basically you’re squatting your body weight. The next thing I want to show you is Ski Jumpers,
one of my least favorite exercises, but again, you’re going to be very familiar with this
in basic training. Your hands are going to be on your head and
you’re going to jump from side to side. Picture yourself, if you don’t have a cone,
picture yourself jumping over a cone. You’ll go like this. The next exercise I want to show you is called
a Donkey Kick. Nobody’s favorite. Put your hands on your head. You’re basically going to want to kick your
butt with your heels. It’s also called Mule Kicks. Now the last exercise I’m going to show you
is the Mountain Climber. This one’s tough. You’re going to move your feet in and out
three or four feet, just like you’re running in place. So it’s going to be like this and like this.

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  1. For future refrences, army pt does not properly prepare you for an apft ( pt test). It does help a bit, but my sergeants said to exercise on our own also

  2. you wanna prepare your body for basic training?. Do the insanity home workout.. trust me guys it works, pair it with running on your off days and you will be a fuckin PT stud.

  3. i think im going to start back working out to get back in shape. I remember doing these when i was in basic training

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  7. The last one is one of my fravert ones it's her bro age 14 training for the army with your help it will be a bit easy I practise all of this now thank you for it all.

  8. I just plan on joining the national guard in three years and I'm already panicking about the exercises. D:

  9. i plan to join the US military when i grow up therefore i look up this stuff when i am eleven which i am and this is acually not that hard

  10. dont go to the gym to prepare? Just because they don't use gym equipment at basic doesnt mean you shouldn't utilize it while still a civilian. Get in shape by any means necessary!

  11. I'm currently 15 years old, I'm planning on joining our American forces when I'm 18, this is good prep, thanks so much!

  12. I am 16 and I also am planing on being in our American forces as a Navy SEAL…….this just like many military workouts will help me

  13. this is my work out
    Jumping jacks reps 50 set 2
    Diamond push-ups reps 10 sets 2
    Push-ups reps 10 sets 2
    wide grip push-ups reps 10 set 2
    Crunches reps 100 set 1
    set ups reps 100 set 1
    Flutter kicks reps 100 set 1
    Leg spreaders reps 50 set 1
    overhead claps reps 100 set 1
    Planks hold it for a minute set 2
    Toe touches reps 100 sets 1
    Ski jumpers reps 100 set 1
    Donkey kick reps 25 set1
    Mountain climber reps set 1

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  15. Can you show me the PRT guidebook with all of the excercises in it because I havent seen any of those. Bootcamp consisted of nothing but PRT.

  16. Are you kidding me?? These are the exercises that turn wimps into meatheads??
    Or are these only beginner exercises?

  17. so basically everything we did in highschool gym, only instead of doing it in 20 minutes we'll be doing it all day?

  18. I'm 11 might go sign up for the army or ill stick with something safer and go in to the police then swat so I have a little better chance of seeing my mom the next day.

  19. Tahnk you so much for this video. Im a 14 year old girl and Im not sure what i want to do with my life and im thinking about joining the military and also im gonna try to take a lot of fitness programs and classes in school. Thank God im familiar with most of these workouts even though im not in shaps. Lol

  20. Your 'toe touches' are not correct. The exercise is the 'knee bender', a four count exercise where you reach to the top of your socks (half way down the side of your calf).

  21. Bruh I’m going to the military, army to be exact. We been doing these exercises in gym class since I was in 5th grade😂😂 I’ve been preparing all my life apparently 🤷🏼‍♀️😂

  22. My dad would make us do military exercises as a punishment he'd make us do it for like half an hour from ages 6-9 this was my worse nightmare

    Edit: my favorite was the mountain climber it was a joke because it was actually fun (as long as you didn't have an ex-military 35 year old man screaming at you for everthing you've ever done)

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