There’s nothing more synonymous with Halloween than a pumpkin. More than 1.5 billion pounds of this squash-based fruit are produced in the U.S. annually, and they make for some great soup and pie recipes.

The most common tradition of Halloween season is carving up that bad boy into a Jack O’Lantern, but first put down your knife and check out these 16 pumpkin workouts. Turns out, pumpkins function as medicine balls and are a great tool for exercise (we swear!).