The ‘daily dryland’: Ideas to stay active while at home-week 8

By Reach for the Wall Staff

#Motivation Monday

Many in the DMV were able to get outside Saturday and enjoy the awesome weather. If you were out around 11:45 and looked to the sky you were able to spot the awe inspiring flyover from the Blue Angels and Thunderbirds! The flyover was conducted around various sites across the DMV  to salute health care workers and first responders battling the coronavirus pandemic. The shot below was captured as they passed over Arlington, VA with the Iwo Jima memorial in the foreground.

Jets above the U.S. Marine Corps War Memorial.
Photo Courtesy WTOP

Today also happens to be the 4th of May which (in recent years) is celebrated as a day to re-live scenes from the epic Star Wars movies. We’ll jump on that bandwagon and offer some themed exercises. First up for the young Jedi’s in training:

Next for the fans of Kylo Ren & the Sith:

Finish up with a ‘Last Jedi’ High Intensity Workout:

After you get your heart rate pumping from these, be sure to watch/listen to today’s web sessions:

Fitter and Faster

“The Ready Room”: Relaxation – Monday, May 4: 2 PM ET

Led by Kim Vandenberg and Brett Hawke

For Swimmers Ages 13+ and Coaches

Two Olympians will discuss how to relax and stay calm during swim meets, training… and any other time we need to take it down a notch. Learn tricks and exercises to quiet your mind and become a more focused athlete. 

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“The Ready Room”: No Legs No Limits – Monday, May 4: 5 PM ET

Led by 5-Time Paralympic Medalist Rudy Garcia-Tolson with Olympic Champion Tyler Clary

For Swimmers, Parents, and Coaches

We will be talking about Rudy’s story from having both of his legs amputated above the knee as a child to being a multiple Paralympic medalist, World Record Holder, World Champion and multi-sport athlete. Rudy is an inspiring example of what is possible by continually overcoming obstacles and learning to use those obstacles as strength! 

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CG Sports Network:

Monday, May 4, 2pm EDT: Kara Lynn Joyce joins Josh Davis on Motivation MondayStay fired up when it matters most and learn what it takes to be an entrepreneur with 3x-Olympian and CEO Kara Lynn Joyce

Photo Courtesy CG Sports Network

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