Daily Workout Challenges

We've come up with a series of challenges to get your competitive spirits up. Give them a go and compare how you do against other students.

Stay up to date by following the UTS Sport Facebook and Instagram pages where the challenges will be announced weekly.

UTS Sport recommends that participants do take reasonable care of their own safety and wellbeing and that of others, while participating in these online classes – at a safe distance and location. By participating in these challenges, you are accepting to participate at your own risk and you expressly release and discharge ActivateUTS and its directors, to the maximum extent applicable at law from any claim or any liability for loss, damage or injury, which may be sustained by you arising from your participation in these challenges. Please seek medical advice if you are unsure whether you have the capacity to participate.

Week 1

How long can you hold an L-sit for?

  1. Ensure your back is flat against the wall.
  2. Set your feet shoulder width apart and 50cm from the wall.
  3. Slide your back down the wall until you are at approximately 90 degrees.

Let us know your time and see what other students have managed here.

How long can you continue the movement?

  1. Starting in a high plank position, switch to a low plank position, lowering yourself one arm at a time.
  2. Once in a low plank, return to the high plank position, one arm at a time.
  3. Repeat

Let us know your time and see what other students have managed here.

Can you complete the full song?

  1. Go to uts.mobi/dance
  2. When the singer calls “Bring Sally Up” — perform the up phase of a push up.
  3. When the singer calls “Bring Sally Down” — perform the down phase of a push up.

Complete the following as quick as possible.

  1. 20x Push Ups
  2. 40x Sit Ups
  3. 20x Squat Jump
  4. 10x (each leg) Reverse Lunges

REPEAT 3 TIMES!

How many chin ups can you do?

Week 2

How fast can you do these exercises in this order?

  1. 30 x Push ups
  2. 40 x V Sits
  3. 30 x Burpees

How many REPS can you do in 1 minute?

  1. Max Sit Ups in 1 minute (elbow must touch knee)
  2. Max Squat Jumps in 1 minute (knees below parallel)
  3. Max Shoulder Taps in 1 minute (keep those hips parallel)

How many REPS can you get in order?

  1. 20 x Glute Bridges
  2. 20 x Squats (below parallel)
  3. 20 x Reverse Lunges (knee touches the ground)

Continue for 3 minutes and record your reps.

How many Burpees over the pillow can you do in 1 minute?

Grab a pillow and see how many Burpees over the pillow you can do in 1 minute (your chest should touch the ground).

How many Tricep Dips can you do?

Max Tricep Dips using a chair, table, etc. until FAILURE!

Your elbows must reach at least 90 degrees.