BFH Workout #35: Sheryl Swoopes

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Sheryl Swoopes is a basketball legend, born on March 25, 1971, in Brownfield, Texas. She rose to prominence as one of the most dominant players in women's basketball history. Swoopes excelled at Texas Tech University, leading the Lady Raiders to the NCAA title in 1993. She then became a trailblazer in the newly formed WNBA, winning three MVP awards and four championships with the Houston Comets. Renowned for her scoring ability, defensive prowess, and versatility, Swoopes left an indelible mark on the sport. Off the court, she's been an advocate for LGBTQ+ rights and a mentor to aspiring athletes.

 The Lady Hoop Legend Workout

20 Minute AMRAP

100 Around the Worlds

50 Figure 8’s

15 Lunge to Twists

50 Triceps Dips

10 Lateral Shuffles



Exercise List

Around the Worlds

Start standing with

your feet hip-width apart and a medicine ball in your hand. Bend and wrap the ball around your legs, your waist, and then up and around your head. Return to the starting position.

Figure 8’s

Start standing with

your feet shoulder- width apart or wider and a medicine ball in your hand. Bend over and pass the ball under one leg and then through the other in a figure-8 motion.



Lunge to Twists

Start with your feet shoulder width apart.

Step into a lunge and twist to the outside of the front leg.

Triceps Dips

Bend at the elbows to lower down, keeping your feet forward of your body. Keep your elbows close to your body and your torso tipped forward. Extend your arms engaging your chest to push up.








Lateral Shuffles

Begin with your feet in wide stance, and toes slightly turned out. Keep one leg straight and bend the opposite knee, reaching your hands in front of you. Push your hips back as you come down. Transfer your weight to the opposite side and repeat back and forth.