Ūpoko 6 - Arlene Thomas-Hewitt
Type of Exercise: Fitness with the whānau
Intensity level: Medium impact
Instructor: Arlene Thomas-Hewitt
Bio: Arlene is a former world Aerobic Champion and is currently a group fitness instructor at Jenkins Gym in Wellington. She’s married to former All Black Norm Hewitt and they have two children, Elizabeth and Alexander.
This episode looks at working out at home using equipment from around the house, and having some fun with your kids!
Props used in episode: 2 balls, 2 drying racks, clothes and homemade hand weights.
Main exercise moves that feature in this episode:
- Mekemeke = Boxing
- Nonoho pakitara = Wall squat
- Hoe waka = Paddling canoe
- Arawhata = Plank / Bridge