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Primal fitness: 5 full-body exercises you can do at home

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Full-body exercises with tires

Next time you have a flat tire, keep it! Amen Iseghohi, founder of Phoenix-based amenZone Fitness Training, helps people stay in shape by simply using old car tires for a back-to-the-basics approach to exercise, dubbed "Primal Fitness." This former junior professional rugby player shares five of his favorite full-body exercises, starting with a warm-up you can do at home with an old tire.

Full-body exercises with tires

2High kicks

Place the tire vertically in front of you. Kick your right leg high over the tire in a windmill movement from left to right to work your quads. Then switch legs. To feel the burn even more, squat in between kicks, sitting as low as possible while tightening your glutes. Make sure your feet face forward and your back stays straight, always looking ahead.

Standard: 2 sets of 12

Extreme: 2 sets of 20

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