How to: Seemingly Simple excercises One-legged squats don't seem very tricky—after all, you did manage to pick up that cotton ball you dropped without putting your newly pedicured foot on the floor—but squatting on one leg seriously challenges your balance. It also activates your core and just about every other muscle in your lower body, including your glutes, hamstrings, and calves. Try it: Stand holding your arms straight out in front of your body and raise your right leg off the floor. Push your hips back and lower your body as far as you can. Pause, then push your body back to the starting position.
No Equipment, no problem: 92 Crossfit Workouts with no equipment No Equipment, no problem: 92 Crossfit Workouts without equipment Written by "> | posted in Workouts | 72 Comments Over the weekend I had a workout in the local park adjacent Kitsilano Beach (an area in Vancouver). We had access to a pull-up station next to the basketball courts, so what workout would make sense? How to: 6 minute work out Hi BodyRockers, Today Freddy and I are starting to pack for our move and we are crazy busy. With everything that we have to do today, I didn’t have time for a full workout, but don’t worry because I put together this savage little 6 minute full body routine that will rock you out. I think that it is always better to do something than to skip your training completely, and this workout may come in a small package, but as you can see in the video, if you are pushing it at your max effort – full throttle – you won’t have anything left after 6 minutes. This is a perfect solution if you find yourself really busy and pressed for time – and you can also extend the torture by doing this 2 times back to back.
4 Great Core Exercises To Help Flatten Your Abs « Don't Eat Dirt Everyone wants flatter abs, and a lot of people try to “spot reduce” by doing ab exercises to try to get them. The problem is, you aren’t going to lose fat from your midsection by doing 1,000 crunches. It’s just not going to happen. What I like to do instead is Core Exercises. You see, you need to achieve overall fat loss before you will see the results you want around your abs. In order to do this, you need more complete workouts.
11 Steps to Becoming Addicted to Running photo credit: Thomas Hawk Running is one of those things that you don’t miss until you try it again after a long hiatus. I’ve recently been reminded of this as I just starting to get back into running myself. I’ve been a runner for the past 13 years, about 9 of those competitively. How to: 15 minute ab work out Banish belly fat Melt your muffin top and fight belly fat with our 15-minute flat-abs workout By Diane Hart Bodyweight Exercise Routines from Basic to Advanced One of my favorite aspects of bodyweight training is how its underlying simplicity is so scalable, from basic to extremely advanced levels. So, today I’m going to highlight an outdoor bodyweight workout for lower and upper body that can be done at basic, intermediate or advanced levels, which was featured in an article about Global Bodyweight Training in last month’s Men’s Health South Africa, called “The Evolution of Exercise”. Click here to read the complete Men’s Health article as a PDF. I’m pretty excited with how the Men’s Health article takes the time to explain the Global Bodyweight Training system, and in particular to demonstrate how the progressions work: With GBT you start with the Basic exercises outlined below and then, after you’ve mastered those, you can progress to Intermediate and Advanced. “Since you can’t add more weight, you have to challenge yourself by decreasing your leverage, which means that gravity makes you work harder,” says Fitch.
Total Abs Workout A strong abdominal wall is your secret weapon. Not only does it make you feel good and look good but it becomes a performance multiplier in everything you do. Because the abs are used to transfer power from the lower body to the upper body and vice versa, a strong abdominal wall enables this to happen with the minimum amount of loss. When you have ripped abs, therefore, you run faster, lift better, feel stronger and look good naked. Singapore Personal Trainer As I was watching Blade III Trinity, I noticed the actor Ryan Reynolds. His physique in the movie is well-ripped, for the upperbody that is. The movie and image search online however didn’t reveal his lowerbody like the legs. So I won’t know if he has a proportional body, but I’m pretty sure girls like his body type right. Not too beefy, just right about well-muscled in all the areas. As for guys, I’m sure you want such six packs, nice chest, defined traps and such right … well here’s Ryan Reynolds Workout for you to emulate.
Four Ways to Enjoy Long Runs Runners often have a love/hate relationship with the long run. We love the sense of accomplishment we feel when it's over; we hate the anticipation of actually getting out there. Yet it must be done: The long run is the keystone of any training program—5-K to marathon."