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Here's How Serena Williams Stays Active

Serena Williams

May. 8 2020, Updated 4:28 p.m. ET

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Even with her tournaments cancelled, tennis icon Serena Williams, a cofounder of Mission Cooling Gear, manages to stay fit and active. She believes strongly in the brand’s ability to keep you cool and comfortable all day long. Mission’s unique cooling fabrics enhance the natural process of evaporation and provide immediate cooling that lasts for hours.

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COOL MORE! DO MORE!

Serena starts with a 10-minute warmup with some form of cardio — Zumba, cycling or swimming — then goes straight into some strength-training exercises. Here’s her routine:

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ARM WORKOUT

3.5 to 4 minutes of each of the following exercises:

• Fitness-ball transfer

• Rolling knee tucks

• Resistance-band knee extensions

• Plank rows

BOOTY-BEAUTIFUL BURNOUT

3-5 sets of 8-12 reps of each of the following exercises:

• Barbell pause squat

• Barbell front squat

• Barbell box squat

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CORE AND LEG WORKOUTS

3 sets of 8-12 reps of each of the following exercises:

• Bicycle crunch

• Leg crunch: horizontal followed by vertical

• Pillar holds

• Dumbbell walking lunges

• Dumbbell step-ups

KEEPING COOL THROUGH IT ALL

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"The whole point is to stay cool and calm — and also stay cool physically. The MISSION Cooling Towel instantly cools you down. It works.” - Serena Williams

WHAT’S IN YOUR WORKOUT CLOSET?

Every professional athlete knows that keeping cool during intense workouts is key. Mission’s vault of cooling towels, hats and gaiters help all-star athletes work harder for even longer.

AT HOME GYM STAPLE

Breaking a sweat at home now? Mission’s line of cooling workout accessories instantly keeps you cool for up to two hours, allowing you take that second online HITT class, even in the heat!

YOUR NEW WORKOUT BUDDY

Mission’s cooling gear is the only workout buddy you’ll need this year — especially as temperatures rise. These high-tech products are washable and reusable, with permanent chemical-free cooling fabric technology that will never wash out. Plus, the hats provide UPF 50protection from the sun.

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Mission Cooling Gear is available at Walmart, The Home Depot, Target, CVS, Dick's Sporting Goods and MISSION.COM.

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