BFH Workout #24: Venus Williams

BFH Workout #24: Venus Williams


Venus Williams, born on June 17, 1980, in Lynwood, California, is a highly accomplished American professional tennis player. Renowned for her powerful and athletic style of play, Venus, alongside her sister Serena, has left an indelible mark on the sport.


Venus turned professional in 1994 and quickly rose through the tennis ranks. She secured her first Grand Slam singles title at Wimbledon in 2000, and her success continued with additional Wimbledon victories in 2001, 2005, and 2007. Notably, she also claimed two U.S. Open titles in 2000 and 2001.


Known for her court coverage, strong serve, and net skills, Venus was a dominant force in women's tennis throughout the late 1990s and early 2000s. She and Serena often faced each other in high-stakes finals, creating a unique and compelling narrative in the world of sports.


Off the court, Venus Williams has been involved in various philanthropic efforts and business ventures. She advocates for gender equality in sports and has been a prominent voice in discussions about diversity and inclusion.

Venus's resilience and longevity in the sport are evident in her ability to compete at a high level for many years.


The Queen of the Racquet II Workout

25 Tricep Push Ups

25 London Bridges

25 Skaters

Plank 1 Minute

4 Rounds


Exercise List

Triceps Push Ups

Start on the floor prone with your hands close to your chest. Push your hands into the ground and push your body off the ground.

Keep your feet hip-width apart.

London Bridges

Start in a prone position with your elbows under your shoulders and your feet hip-width apart. Rotate your hips and drop them down to the ground. Repeat the exercise on the opposite side.


Start with your body balanced on one leg. Jump to the other legs with your hands in an ice skater motion.


Start in a prone position with your elbows under your shoulders and your feet hip-width apart. Hold that position.