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Ben Stokes shares gruelling fitness routine on Instagram

Ben Stokes
by Wisden Staff 2 minute read

One of the challenges facing athletes as the UK takes the government’s social distancing measures seriously has been to maintain their peak fitness levels from home.

England all-rounder Ben Stokes been keeping fans up-to-date with his progress on his Instagram page. Previously, he posted a video of him taking on the ‘#BringSallyUpChallenge.’ Stokes has since shared another challenge that he’s been doing to keep himself physically fit.

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From home ? ?

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The idea behind the challenge is that you complete a range of exercises depending on the spelling of your name. Each letter is assigned a particular exercise and participants are encouraged to ‘spell out’ their full names by completing the various exercises.

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B-50 Jump Jacks E-1min wall sit N-25 squats J-45sec plank A-45sec plank M-20 burpees I-30 Jump jacks N-25 squats

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The longer your name, the more exercises you have to do. With a full name of Benjamin Andrew Stokes, the challenge kept Stokes busy for quite some time. You feel tired just watching.

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