Fitness Challenge #1 – Push-Ups

Fitness Challenge #1 – Push-Ups


I hope you are enjoying this Sunday afternoon. Welcome back to Footy SA as we look at something that caught our eye from last year. Now our good friends at Sportsmed happen to see this vision of you. Now just to explain it, it was when the Crows won through to the Grand Final. What is this? This is the power stance. Why didn’t you pull it down for me? My jocks are hanging out. Why didn’t anybody in production tell me this was happening? My wife won’t be home when I get home. Well as I said Sportsmed saw it and they were concerned. So what we have done, we’ve gone down to the Norwood Oval and we’ve put you through the first of many fitness challenges. This is how it went down. The day has arrived. We are here at the iconic Norwood Oval. Rowey insisted that we film here. I wanted it at Alberton Oval over, but he’s got a free kick. Norwood Oval here to put Rowey through his paces all thanks to Sportsmed and to observe the challenges expert physio Ned is along with us to give us some tips. Five challenges for Stephen Rowe and myself. Try to get him into some decent shape to
for the footy season. Fair call. I’m ready, Kane. Here is a mighty strip. I need to see yours. Only one thing matters on Footy SA – it’s who wins out of the Crows and Port and who finishes higher. Correct. And it starts here today. Hey, Ned, laugh at that. I think he’s right. Oh, please! Challenge #1 – Start with some strength and I brought you a little incentive. Oh, you haven’t? Oh, please. That’s too far away. Ready? On your marks. Get set. Go! 30 seconds. What’s a good score? 60? 60 and 30? Hey, hey, hey, look to your left. Old Stemore. Look at Stemore. Can you just get your arms down a little bit lower. Is your tummy touching the ground? How many’s that? This is strategic. I’m just gonna have a little break. C’mon, Stephen! Go you Crows! Punch out 10. I’m not sure who won. Well I don’t think we are the best exponent of the push-up, but I’m gonna claim it – challenge #1. I won. Unfortunately you didn’t. You’ve still got four challenges to make up for it. It’s the last doughnut I’m eating. Ned was there to observe it, our physio from Sportsmed. Ned, what did you see? Generally speaking push-ups are a great exercise for upper limb strength and any resistance exercise is good for bone density as well. You can modify it, you can do it off your knees, you can do half sort of depth which is probably what Rowey was up to, so it’s easy to do. If your shoulders can tolerate it, it’s a great exercise. Kane was the winner. I don’t like the side profile. Can your shoulders tolerate it? You must have been sore the next day. I love Sportsmed, they’ve done my hip, my knee, everything. Love their guys. Why do you make me stand side on, on the camera? We got to get you into shape. Aren’t we a team? Jodie will appreciate it. Your beautiful daughters will appreciate it. Now that was all thanks to Sportsmed. Of course they are more than just sport. For prevention, treatment and rehabilitation, visit sportsmed.com.au. Pop in there, they’ve got it all. They’ve even got a brand new coffee shop and the renovation looks sensational. They have got you covered and we will be playing the rest of the four challenges later on, on Footy SA.

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