The Hillfit Minimum is something I came across about a month ago simply while visiting Hillfit.com. I was already familiar with Chris Highcock’s book HillFit because I received a copy when it first came out.
(As I mentioned in a podcast, the book was a sort of inspiration for designing workouts while traveling for the Australia 21 Convention, both with ideas directly from the book, and ideas of my own that sprang from it).
So what is the Hillfit Minimum? It’s a simple starting point for people new to the book, and new to exercise. It consists of
- a wall sit
- a pushup plank
Each is (eventually) intended to be performed for ~60 seconds.
What is interesting is that when I first stumbled across this, it struck me as a way to start the day, or even relax, after long hours spent working on a computer. And it appeared to be something that while intense enough to actively focus on, it would not induce enough fatigue to interfere with my workouts, and…