Frustrated

Angry, discouraged, or upset because of being unable to do something

  • This workout takes approximately 10 Minutes
  • This workout is for students in Grades PK-1
  • Teacher Resources

Move

  • Type:  Cardio
  • Excercise:  Squat Boxing
  • Target:  Total Body + Cardio Warm-Up
  • Equipment:  None
Workout guide

Steps

1. Stand in NaliniKIDS posture
2. Separate your feet wider than your hips
3. Bend your knees and drop your hips down into a low squat
4. Bend your elbows; bring your arms in front of your torso and make fists with your hands (boxing stance)
5. Alternating sides, upper cut right and left, coming back to center each time
6. Stay in a low squat as you continue moving just the upper body, keeping your abs in

Sequence

– 10 reps (heels down)
– 10 reps (heels up)
– 5 second hold (heels up)

NOTE: Right + left = one rep

Modification

If you have knee or ankle discomfort or pain:
– Keep your heels down for all
reps and decrease the bend in your knees

Reflect

You can customize the reflection prompts to meet the needs of your students and your time constraints. Create a unique workout experience every time you return to this lesson by choosing different prompts — each workout can reveal something new for students!

Icon of a body with vibration lines on the sides of it.

How does your body feel after completing the workout?

Icon of a profile view of a person’s head with a speech bubble where the brain would be.

How does your mind feel after completing the workout?

Icon of a question mark.

What does Frustrated mean to you in this moment?

Self-Connection

What makes you feel frustrated?

Real-World Connection

What do you picture when you feel frustrated?

Academic Connection

Write a word or draw a picture that comes to mind when you think of the word Frustrated.

Fun Fact

Physical exercise can decrease your FRUSTRATION.

Did you know that movement releases a chemical in your brain called serotonin that can make you feel happier?