In roller derby, derby stance is low. The lower the better. Get low so that:
A: The other team can’t hit you
B: If they DO hit you, you’re low and stable and don’t fall down
C: You go faster
The mantra in my head as I skate: How LOW can ya go! How LOW can ya go!
This morning my day started with squats & lunges. 50 squats, 50 lunges (each side)
I’m still planning to meet the 100 pushup challenge – just not sure if I want to do pushups or burpees this morning. (Edited to add I did 20 pushups)
So my fellow derby peeps… how LOW can ya go!!! :p
And the water side of things? It’s amazing how much better I feel starting with a bottle (refillable, metal LOL) of water rather than my usual coffee. I feel more awake and more energetic. I’m still looking forward to my coffee though 🙂
As a side note? These ladies are practicing squats the WRONG way for derby – if you practice keeping your hands out in front of you – your balance only comes from having your hands out in front of you.
In derby – you skate with your hands at your side.