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

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,…

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 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  

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 21: 31 Days of Fitness

For those of you following along at home, how are you feeling?  Me…I’m beat.  But the journey moves on.  It’s Day 21 of my 31 Days of Fitness challenge. Today’s workout is legs and core.  So get ready to sweat…and barely stand afterwards.   Leg and Core Workout: **No jumping a round.  Work your way…

Day 18: 31 Days of Fitness

Let’s start this day off right!  How about a nice circuit to get the upper body and core fired up?  Let’s get to it. 30 second hight plank 30 second low plank 30 second mountain climbers 30 second pushups 30 second inverted pushups 30 second dips 5 rounds!!!

Day 13: 31 Days of Fitness

Just how committed am I to this challenge and fitness journey? I got up at 4 a.m. so I could get this workout done before my full-time job, my part-time job and a Cleveland Cavaliers game.  So what’s your excuse?   Here’s a great push workout to get your chest pumped! 10 Push Ups 10…

Day 12: 31 Days of Fitness

Today I’m going with a full body TRX strength workout.  You will do three sets of 15 reps of each:   Jumping Squats Calf Raises Chest Press Clock Press Mid Row I Fly Triceps Extension Biceps Curl Low Plank with Hip Abduction TRX Crunches

Day 5: 31 Days of Fitness

Almost a full week in!  Here’s today’s workout.  And if you don’t have all the necessary equipment improvise the best you can.  Let’s get right to it…   1 Mile Run Battle Ropes 3 x 45 sec Pull Up Pyramid (do 1 pull up.  Then 2. Go until you can no longer do pull ups….

Bodyweight 8 Workout

Here’s a simple and effective workout using BJ Gadder’s bodyweight eight concept of training.  You should be able to knock this out in 30 minutes or less! 3×20 Kettlebell Swings 3×8 Pushups 3×8 Goblet Squats 3×8 Inverted Rows 3×8 Bodyweight Deadlifts 3×8 Pike Pushups 3×8 Single Leg Bench Squats 3×8 Pull Ups Be sure to…