Get Fit For 2016: Week Five

Nicola Cher Geismar is the founder of  City is my Playground, which is about inspiring all types of people and ages to view their city and urban spaces around them as an adventure “play”ground.

Flex and stretch: Week Five

Follow this short movement flow which focuses on strengthening the side body through side planks, including stretching out the waistline through a rotational diagonal stretch.

Flex in the City: Week Five

Let the street structures become your friends and help support your shapes and body weight. Get creative with the types of lines you can flex with your body in connection to our urban furniture.

week 5 1

Photo by Laurie Markiewicz

The “L” flex is about using the wall to prop your legs and back against. The first requirement for this flex is take a healthy kick infront of the wall so you can allow it to catch your legs. Then once up have a play around with the different lines and shapes you c
an flex with the wall supporting you.

 week 5 2

Nicola would love to see your flexes in the city. Gather a crew and go hunt out some colourful walls round the city. Tag ‘em up to #cityismyplayground on Instagram, and she will feature some that show off the most creative use of our street structures!

Featured image: Henry Coleman