Lockdown Fit: Aljon Mariano’s full body towel circuit

Feb 9, 2021
PHOTO: (From Left) PBA Images, Aljon Mariano | Instagram

A TOWEL can be a versatile piece of exercise equipment. In a pinch, it can serve as a dumbbell, an elastic band, battle ropes, or even (with some creative modification) medicine balls.

Aljon Mariano, along with his workout buddy Klay the Beagle, showed off just how versatile a towel-based home workout can be. On his Instagram page, he demoed a full body circuit using just one towel to approximate different exercise tools.


    It moves from full body moves like squats and slams before finishing with core-focused exercises.

    The Ginebra rookie wrote, “Actions over excuses. Just be creative and resourceful.”

    On the comments, Jared Dillinger said, “We like to call that the prison workout!”

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    Here’s how to do Aljon Mariano’s full body towel circuit:

    Towel assisted squats, 10 reps
    Towel slams, 10 reps
    Towel battle ropes, 20 reps (controlled but as fast as you can)
    Bicep curls (using your knee as your weight), 10 reps
    Triceps extensions, 10 reps
    Ab roll ups, 10 reps
    Mountain climbers, 30 reps
    Knee tucks, 10 reps
    Pikes, 10 reps

    That's one round. Do 3 to 4 rounds.

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    PHOTO: (From Left) PBA Images, Aljon Mariano | Instagram
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