how to play IN JUST 3 EASY STEPS! 🚀 FUN GUARANTEED FOR ALL AGES! 🎲💪

1) Set Your Gains Goals: 1 lap = 1 gains 🎯

Decide how many laps around the board you need to complete to win. More laps equals more gains, baby!

2) Roll, Move, Sweat, Repeat🎲💪

Roll dice, move game piece, complete exercise you land on & repeat to keep the fitness party going.

Land on 'Lucky? SPOT'? Grab a Play Card. It could boost you up or set you back!

3) Hit Your Gains Goal & Win 🏆

Pass 'Gains Start Here' in a clockwise lap, earn a gain. First to hit the gains goal wins!

Video Tutorial: How To Play Boardgains Fitness Game

Detailed How To Play Boardgains Workout Game

Illustration of person completing jumping jacks and burpees for a warmup
WARM-UP

Before starting the game, it's important to complete a warmup. You can either complete your own warmup routine or use the one provided in the exercise guide.

How to play Boardgains workout game by choosing your match option
Determine the Match Type

Solo / Multiplayer / Teams

When playing as a team, each player must do the corresponding exercise and reps. Reps can be transferred within the team. Wait until everyone on your team completes their reps before rolling again.

Example: A team of two lands on 10 pushups. Each player must do 10 pushups, and as a team, they must complete 20 pushups between the two players. Player A can transfer 5 pushups to player B so that player A does 5 pushups and player B does 15.

How to play this fitness game by setting up Workout Stations  7 feet away from Boardgains workout game
Go Over Exercises & Setup Workout Stations

Before starting the game, make sure you know all the exercises on the board. If you don't know one, look it up in the exercise guide. Then set up stations for each player or team, about 7 to 10 feet away from the board.

How to play Boardgains  fitness game by setting the number of GAINS (Laps Around The Board) needed to win and writing that number on the middle of the board.
Set the number of GAINS (Laps Around The Board) needed to win.

Write that number in the Gains Square on the board. After your initial roll, play the game by going around the board clockwise collecting 1 GAIN every time you pass GAINS START HERE. The first person/team to collect the designated number of GAINS wins the game.

SUGGESTED GAINS

Easy - 3 Gains / Medium - 5 Gains  / Hard - 7 Gains  / Expert - 10 Gains

How to play Boardgains workout game by choosing Gamepieces & Setup Starting Postions
Choose Gamepiece & Setup Starting Postions

Choose your game piece and write your name on the board. Roll the dice to move your piece. When everyone is ready, count down to start the game. Move clockwise around the board and collect one gain each time you pass the starting point. The first person or team to collect the set number of gains wins!

Gamepiece lands on jumping jacks spot on the Boardgains workout game and person completing jumping jacks
Roll, Move , Exercise, Repeat

When you play the game, you have to do the exercise that matches the square you landed on and complete the number of reps shown. Then, you can go back to the board and roll the dice again. You don't have to wait for the other players to finish their turn.

Watch Out For These spaces when playing boardgains fitness game
Watch Out For These!

Be careful of these spaces! If you land on CIRCUIT CHALLENGE or 100 HIGH KNEES, you have to finish that before rolling again. If you land on 1 MINUTE PLANK, hold a plank for a minute before rolling again. If you land on GO TO PLANK, move back to 1 MINUTE PLANK and hold it for a minute.

Feeling Lucky?  Game Cards with this Boardgains gym game
Feeling Lucky ?

If you land on a LUCKY SPACE, pick up a game card. It can be good or bad. Do what the card says right away, except for PLAY THIS CARD cards, which can be used later.

Meeple passing first spot on the Boardgains workout game and collecting a point
Collect Set # Of Gains To Win

Every time you go around the board and pass  GAINS START HERE you get 1 GAIN. Record your GAINS on the gains column. The first player/team to collect the set number of gains wins the game.

People stretching after playing Boardgains gym game
Complete Cooldown & Stretch When You Are Done Playing.

At the end of the session, complete a cooldown / stretch routine.  You can do your own or use the one provided. 

EXERCISE GUIDE - how to perform each bodyweight exercise properly with correct form & modifications

How to Lunge Properly with Boardgains:  Correct Form, Mistakes, and Variations - A Step-By-Step Guide
Alternating Lunge (Reverse & Forward)
How to Ab Twist/Russian Twist Properly with Boardgains: Correct Form, Mistakes, and Variations - A Step-By-Step Guide
Ab Twist/Russian Twist
How to Bicycle Ab Properly with Boardgains: Correct Form, Mistakes, and Variations - A Step-By-Step Guide
Bicycle Abs
How to Burpee Properly with Boardgains: Correct Form, Mistakes, and Variations - A Step-By-Step Guide
Burpees
How to Calf Raise Properly with Boardgains: Correct Form, Mistakes, and Variations - A Step-By-Step Guide
Calf Raise
How to Glute Bridge Properly with Boardgains: Correct Form, Mistakes, and Variations - A Step-By-Step Guide
Glute Bridge
How to High Knees Properly with Boardgains: Correct Form, Mistakes, and Variations - A Step-By-Step Guide
High Knees
How to Inchworm Properly with Boardgains: Correct Form, Mistakes, and Variations - A Step-By-Step Guide
Inchworm
How to Invisible Jump Rope Properly with Boardgains: Correct Form, Mistakes, and Variations - A Step-By-Step Guide
Invisible Jump Rope
How to Jumping Jacks Properly with Boardgains: Correct Form, Mistakes, and Variations - A Step-By-Step Guide
Jumping Jacks
How to LYING LEG RAISES Properly with Boardgains: Correct Form, Mistakes, and Variations - A Step-By-Step Guide
Lying Leg Raise
How to Mountain Climber Properly with Boardgains: Correct Form, Mistakes, and Variations - A Step-By-Step Guide
Mountain Climbers
How to Plank Properly with Boardgains: Correct Form, Mistakes, and Variations - A Step-By-Step Guide
Plank
How to PLANK PRESS Properly with Boardgains: Correct Form, Mistakes, and Variations - A Step-By-Step Guide
Plank Press
How to Push-up Properly with Boardgains: Correct Form, Mistakes, and Variations - A Step-By-Step Guide
Push-Up
How to Seal Jacks Properly with Boardgains : Correct Form, Mistakes, and Variations - A Step-By-Step Guide
Seal Jacks
How to Seated Punches Properly with Boardgains: Correct Form, Mistakes, and Variations - A Step-By-Step Guide
Seated Punches
How to SHOULDER TAPS Properly with Boardgains: Correct Form, Mistakes, and Variations - A Step-By-Step Guide
Shoulder Taps
How to Squat Properly with Boardgains: Correct Form, Mistakes, and Variations - A Step-By-Step Guide
Squat
How to STANDING BODY CRUNCH Properly with Boardgains: Correct Form, Mistakes, and Variations - A Step-By-Step Guide
Standing Body Crunch 
Boardgains PE Game being used for physical education to make fitness fun.
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