Moves Like Jagger

Groove Your Way to Fitness with the “Moves like Jagger” WOD: A Dance-Inspired Challenge

Get ready to strut into an electrifying workout that combines the flair of dance moves with the intensity of high-impact exercises. The “Moves like Jagger” Workout of the Day (WOD) at the Academy of Self Defense in Santa Clara is your ticket to a fitness session that’s as fun as it is challenging. Inspired by the legendary moves of Mick Jagger, this workout promises to boost your cardiovascular health, enhance your agility, and strengthen your muscles—all while you’re grooving to the beat.

The Setlist

Prepare to unleash your inner rockstar with a lineup of exercises designed to make you move, sweat, and smile:

  • 20 Lateral Ski Hops: Channel your inner skier with side-to-side leaps that test your agility and coordination.
  • 18 Knees: Get those knees high and your heart pumping with this dynamic cardio move.
  • 16 Around the Worlds: Take your arms for a spin with this full-circle movement, engaging your core and shoulders.
  • 14 Crunches: Hit the floor and work your core with a classic exercise that never goes out of style.
  • 12 Figure 8s: Grab a kettlebell or dumbbell and weave it through your legs in a figure 8 pattern for a full-body challenge.
  • 10 Clean, Squat, Press: Combine power and finesse with a compound move that tests your strength from head to toe.
  • 8 Incline Push-Ups: Find an elevated surface and push your upper body strength to the limits.
  • 6 Sprawls + Planks: Finish strong with a combination move that mixes the explosive energy of sprawls with the steady strength of planks.

Rocking the Workout

“Moves like Jagger” is designed to cater to fitness enthusiasts of all levels. Feel free to adjust the intensity, use props around your home, or modify exercises to fit your fitness level. The key is to keep moving, keep pushing, and, most importantly, have fun with it.

Tips to Keep Rolling

  • Stay Hydrated: Keep your water bottle handy. Dancing through this workout will have you sweating in no time.
  • Embrace the Beat: Put on your favorite tunes and let the rhythm fuel your workout. The right music can turn every rep into a performance.
  • Focus on Form: Even as you groove through the moves, keep your form sharp to maximize benefits and minimize injury risk.

Join the Fitness Party

Don’t keep your “Moves like Jagger” to yourself—share your workout highlights on social media and tag the Academy of Self Defense. Let’s inspire each other with our fitness journeys and celebrate the joy of movement.

Ready to Dance Your Way to Fitness?

If you’re looking to add a burst of energy and fun to your fitness routine, the “Moves like Jagger” WOD is waiting for you. Join us at the Academy of Self Defense in Santa Clara for group fitness classes that inspire, challenge, and transform. Sign up for a free trial class today and discover the power of our GRIT program, designed for movers and shakers at every stage of their fitness journey.