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…

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 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 24: 31 Days of Fitness

Today’s challenge…try something new, or revisit something you haven’t done in quite awhile.  Maybe it’s taking that class at your gym or rec center you’ve always thought about, but never went.  Maybe it’s trying a new type of workout: circuit training, yoga, Tai Chi or spinning. For me, it’s yoga.  I used to go regularly…

Day 23: 31 Days of Fitness

About one week left to go!!  Today’s workout is structured around a medicine ball.  We’ll tackle a full body routine with a little extra resistance to help us reach our goals. Select a medicine ball that will give you some resistance…but not too much. Do 45 seconds of each of the following.  Repeat the circuit…

Day 22: 31 Days of Fitness

Today is cardio day! The challenge today is 45 minutes of cardio.  Your choice.  You can do one activity for the full 45 minutes, or break it up.  I’m going with 20 minutes on the elliptical, 10 minutes on a rower, 10 minute jog and wrap it up with 5 minutes on jump rope!  Get…