TEAM GB FAMILY ACTIVITY TRAILS
Hull Trails – Signpost 10
Team GB Activity
Try out this full circuit twice!
Use your natural surroundings to help with this circuit activity!
Try out the 4 exercises below, but do each activity at a different tree!
Once you’ve done one, run to the next tree to do the next exercise.
Once you’ve done all 4, run back to the start and do the circuit once more!
Exercise 1 – Star jumps
- As you jump, split your arms and legs to each side.
- Try this 10 times.
Exercise 2 – Wall sit
- Try out this wall sit exercise using a tree!
- Bend down as if you were doing a squat, but with your back against the tree.
- Try holding for 30 seconds!
Exercise 3 – Shuttle run
- Start with your back to one tree.
- Run forwards to the next tree, touch it with your hand, then run backwards to your starting tree.
- Try this 5 times in total!
Exercise 4 – One leg side hops
- Start standing next to the tree.
- Take 3 jumps away from the tree using one leg, then take 3 jumps back to the tree using the other leg.
- Try doing this 5 full times!
For an extra challenge – see who can complete the circuit the fastest!
Thank you to the following schools for providing activities for the circuit: Stepney Primary School, Priory Primary School, and Withernsea Primary School.
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Want to try out another challenge?
If you’re enjoying the exercise challenges so far, why not try this challenging circuit exercise from Team GB 400m runner Laviai Nielson?
You can do this on your walk or when you get home!
For more challenges like this one, explore Team GB’s ‘Get Set‘ website!
Updates and Feedback
Click the link below to keep up-to-date about the Team GB Family Activity Trails, including the launch event and future opportunities to get involved with the trails.
Already tried out the trails? Click the button below to give your feedback. All survey entries before August 31st will be entered into a prize draw to win Team GB merchandise or a family ticket to The Deep! Each time you walk the trails and complete the survey, you will get an additional entry to the prize draw.
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The University of Hull and Team GB Partnership
The partnership between the University of Hull and Team GB is based on the belief that everyone is extraordinary, and, we are there to support our students to help them find it, the same as Team GB supports athletes to do the same. We believe that extraordinary doesn’t just happen – it takes hard work and determination with the right opportunities to achieve what they never thought was possible.
Using the exclusive opportunities, we have as part of our partnership has enabled us to inspire our students, staff and community to achieve their own extraordinary.