iFit trainers Paulo Barreto and Hannah Eden (also husband and wife!) are known for throwing together killer buddy workouts! If you’re looking for a challenge, grab your workout partner and try this routine together.
1. Partner Hooked Sit-Ups
Hook your legs inside or outside of your partner to secure your connection. Both partners must sit back and touch their hands on the floor behind them, generating momentum with their arms to sit up and touch hands at the top. Split reps and switch legs from inside to out.
2. High-Low I Go, You Go Partner Push-Ups
Place a kettlebell in between you and your partner. Set up in high plank position. One partner will complete a regular push-up while the other partner has one hand on the ground and one hand on the kettlebell. Synchronize your reps and switch every rep.
3. Partner Vertical Needle Thread
Both partners will find push-up plank position with feet against the wall. Then walk your hands back toward the wall as your feet step up the wall. Once both partners are actively in a wall-facing handstand, one partner will walk slightly away from the wall, creating space for their partner to bend their knees and walk under them.
4. Partner Iso-Go Ladder Climb
While one partner completes a bicep curl, the other partner will hold a 90-degree position. Starting with one rep, each partner will add one more rep every round, climbing the ladder as high as possible.
5. Partner Plank Up-Down Push-Up to Sprawl Lateral Hop
One partner will alternate between a push-up and a plank up-down. For the plank up-down, you’ll switch from a high plank to a forearm plank, maintaining a tight core and creating tension throughout your entire body. Meanwhile, the other partner will stand to the side, placing their hands on the floor and jumping their feet out behind them into a high plank position, then returning to their feet. That partner will then jump over the other person, continuing to go back and forth.