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, leg day…and so on. I followed this approach for many, many years. And in the end I became bored of the routines and feel it […]
Happy Sunday! Today’s workout is cardio and core. A nice way to start out the week. Day 11 Workout: 20 minutes of cardio Core (45 seconds of movement, 15 seconds of rest for each) Crunches Russian Twists Bicycle Crunches Right Side Plank Left Side Plank Do the above circuit 3x. That will give you a solid 15 minute core workout.
Time to crank this up a notch! Ready for day 9? Hope you had a good night’s rest. 10 minutes of cardio (your choice, warm up!) Burpee & Chin Up Ladder 1 burpee followed by 1 chin up 2 burpees followed by 2 chin ups Keep adding one on and go as high as you can! Core: 100 crunches 100 heel taps 100 plank jacks 2 minute low plank How’d it go?? How far up the ladder did you go?
Ok, Ok…y’all still with me? Here’s day 7 of the 31 Days of Fitness challenge. And it’s all about lucky no. 7! Seven exercises, 7 reps each…7 rounds… Good luck! 7 Jumping Squats 7 Pull Ups 7 Burpees 7 Push Ups 7 Bridges 7 Crunches 7 Narrow Grip Chin Ups x7 Rounds!!
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. Repeat your max 3x. Then back down the pyramid. Example: 1-2-3-4-4-4-3-2-1) Kettlebell Swings 3 x 30 Dumbbell step up with overhead punch 3 x 20 […]
Ok, those were two intense days to kick off the month…let’s simplify it for the weekend. Today’s workout is 30 minutes of cardio. You choice!! Stick with one or mix and match. You can run, walk, jump rope, row…you get the idea. Y’all still with me?!? Come on. You can get his done.
Let’s waste no time…here is my workout for December 2: TRX Workout: TRX Cross Over Lunges TRX Sumo Squats TRX Chest Press TRX Pull Ups TRX “W”Fly TRX Biceps Curl TRX Overhead Triceps Extensions TRX Burpees 10 of each, 3 rounds Boxing: 4 rounds. 3 minutes each. 1 minute rest between Round 1 – Heavy Bag Punches Round 2 – Heavy Bag Punches Round 3 – Shadow Boxing Round 4 – Heavy Bag Punches
Welcome to December! And welcome to Day 1 of 31 Days of Fitness. Each day, I will commit myself to fitness and share my workout with all of you. This is my way of ending 2016 on a good note (and trying to catch up with my weight goal for the year!). My workouts will revolve around bodyweight training, calisthenics, boxing conditioning and TRX. You may, or may not, have access to all of the tools, but hopefully you can […]
While scorching summer temperatures seems like a fantasy here in Cleveland right now, warm weather is on its way. And as you ignite your workout, be sure not overheat in the summer sun. Heat exhaustion, heat cramps and the more serious – heat stroke – can have a detrimental, if not deadly, impact on your fitness routine. As you push through your workouts in the heat, keep these six factors in mind for safe exercise in hot, humid conditions: Hydration – […]