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Three Myths About Interval Training

Three Myths About Interval Training
Don’t be fooled by these three myths about interval training. These misconceptions about interval training can prevent you from achieving results or worse, leave you injured. Myth 1: Interval training is Extreme Too often I hear people say that interval training requires working really hard, pushing yourself to extremes. Where’s It Come From Some forms ...

Training Energy Systems

Training Energy Systems
If you really want to get down to it, training is about one thing – using a specific energy system. “What’s that” you say. Yes, when you are training, depending on the intensity and duration of the work you are doing, you are using a specific energy system. The result is what you’d expect from ...

15 Reasons To Do Bodyweight Exercises Now

15 Reasons To Do Bodyweight Exercises Now
Here are 15 reasons to get started today with bodyweight exercises. This simple form of exercise is with you wherever you are — it’s the workout that travels with you. So cut the excuses and lean into this list of 15 reasons to do bodyweight exercises now. bodyweight-exercises 1 – Great Way To Start Want ...

Ragnar Lothbrok Workout – Train To Battle The Earl

Ragnar Lothbrok Workout - Train To Battle The Earl
We all have battles to fight, but perhaps not to the extreme of the legendary Ragnar Lothbrok. He trained to recover from injury and battle Earl Haraldson to regain his honor. I’m in the midst of my own recovery and pulled together the Ragnar Lothbrok Workout. Appeal of the Vikings I am one hundred percent ...

Pros and Cons of HIIT – Tabata Tips

Pros and Cons of HIIT - Tabata Tips
High Intensity Interval Training, or HIIT, has been all the rage for the past few years but what are the pros and cons of this form of fitness. Is this for you? Pros/Cons of HIIT with Cardiovascular Intensity Pros Cons Increases VO2Max May Be Too Strenuous Can improve performance beyond plateaus Requires a foundation of ...

30-30 Interval Workout

30-30 Interval Workout
As part of my recovery path after feeling blue and feeling down, I’ve been loving 30-30 interval workouts. This workout is perfect when you need a little more recovery time, it will challenge you with both cardiovascular and strength training. 30-30 Workout Framework The concept behind this workout is even intervals of 30 seconds of ...

The Top 5 Alternative Fitness Activities for 2013

The Top 5 Alternative Fitness Activities for 2013
You’ve committed to getting in shape in 2013, and this time you mean it. You need to find the programs that best work for you so you’ll stick to your vow to improve your health. There are many exercise options available today, beyond the weight set in your garage or the traditional gym membership. Here ...

Race Day Preparation – Get Ready To Kill It

Race Day Preparation - Get Ready To Kill It
When it comes to a race, you know that you have to start preparing in advance. Running a long distance is just not something we can roll off of the couch and do. There are some tips that you should consider to ensure that you get to the race in the best condition to be ...

Build A Fitness Game Plan

Build A Fitness Game Plan
You’ve got to have a routine. Plain and simple. I know it’s pretty easy to say you’re going to stop eating junk food, or that you want to cut out all carbs from your life. But when it comes down to it, what’s your plan? Of course Will Power is the first step. It’s what’s ...