Full Body Burner

Short on time, but still need to get that full body burn in?  Give the following workout a try. 1 minute of pushups 2 minutes of walking lunges 3 minutes of sprint drills Rest 1 minute.  Repeat the above for 3-5 rounds. Advertisements

Quick and effective full body workout

Short on time, but still need to get a solid workout in? I’ve got one for you! Start with 1 minute of jumping jacks followed by 1 minute of hight knees.  Then… 100 pushups 75 squats 50 flutter kicks 25 pull ups Finish with some light stretching or foam rolling.  That’s it! Check out more…

Update…slow progress

Yeah, it’s been a minute… I am making slow progress toward my goal.  I’m down to 164 lbs.  I’d like to be at 155 by end of fall/start of winter. I’m training solely at home.  I even built a little outdoor gym in my backyard.  I’m also hoping to find a nice boxing gym where…

Day 1: Start Again

It’s been quite a few weeks.  Lot’s of traveling, working lots of hours and too many social events.  The result…my weight is at 170 lbs.  This. Is.  Not.  Good. So what am I going to do about it?  Use my two fitness/medical related degrees for once and carve out a plan for ME.  Far too…

Split? Full Body?

The age old gym question…how should you split up your training routine? For most of my fitness life – and those of others – they take the traditional strength training approach of splitting up body parts for each visit to the gym.  Some focus on push and pull.  Others split it up into chest day,…

Time for a change

Winter is over and so with it is my weight.  It’s more than I want it to be.  I’m ready to trim off the excess and feel like an athlete once again. And to accomplish it I’m going to do a combination approach.  I will follow the Barstarzz BTX program, couple it with a Madbarz workout…

Day 31: 31 Days of Fitness

It’s finally here!  The last day of my fitness challenge.  And upon publication of this blog and conclusion of the challenge it’s Dec. 31.  The new year is upon us. So in honor of 2017, I’ve created a 2,017 rep workout.  Knock this bad boy out to ring in the new year! 1000 feet (0.19…

Day 30: 31 Days of Fitness

One more day to go! Today’s fitness challenge comes from another trainer who inspires me with his combination of functional training, bodyweight training and boxing. @getfitwithgiddy on Instagram. Today I’m tackling his Dec 25 workout posted on his Instagram page.  Check it out for video clips on how to do each of the moves: Stiff…

Day 29: 31 Days of Fitness

Almost…there…keep…pushing… My 31 days of fitness challenge is just about a wrap!  Today we will keep it simple, easy and fun.  Activity of your choice for a minimum of 20 minutes of movement. So jump back into that fitness class you love.  Push though your favorite YouTube or app workout.  It’s your choice…just keep moving…

Day 28: 31 Days of Fitness

Today’s workout comes from an individual I look to for inspiration and motivation.  His simple, yet killer workouts are what led me to focus on bodyweight training as the foundation of my fitness routine. He’s known as Brooklyn Tank online.  Check him out on Instagram: @Brooklyntank718 and @Tank_Fitness Here’s a workout he recently posted as…

Day 27: 31 Days of Fitness

Let’s crank up the volume today.  We’re going full body and working in a higher rep range. Grab your water and a towel, and let’s get down to business. 20 Burpees 20 Squats 50 Crunches 30 Mountain Climbers 25 Pushups 4x

Day 26: 31 Days of Fitness

Day 26…let’s rock this workout! 10 min of cardio followed by this circuit: 20 kettlebell swings 10 archer pushups 10 diamond pushups 10 pull ups 20 alternating lunges with kettlebell for rotation 4 Turkish get ups (2 on each side) x3