Try This Super Bowl Fitness Challenge

  • By Liz Hichens
  • Published Feb 5, 2016
  • Updated Feb 8, 2016 at 7:18 AM UTC

Who says Sunday’s big game has to result in a big calorie surplus? Peel yourself off the couch and try this Super Bowl fitness challenge from Kyle Herrig, owner of Triplex Training in Chandler, Ariz., while you watch the game.

Touchdown: 6 jump squats
Field goal: 3 sit-ups
Penalty-yardage in skaters (5 yard penalty, 5 skaters)
Beer commercial: 10 push-ups
Red flag challenge: plank until decision is made
Safety: run to your mailbox and back
Interception: 50 jumping jacks
Two-minute warning: wall sit until play resumes
Sack: 50 mountain climbers
Golden Gate Bridge is shown: 5 burpees

In for the challenge? Play along on game day and post your pictures or videos to social media with Herrig’s hashtag ‪#‎TriplexSBChallenge‬.

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Liz Hichens

Liz Hichens

Liz Hichens is the Web Editor of She is an Ironman and marathon finisher and fan of all endurance sports.

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