Fitness Gurus on YouTube If you’re bored of your current routine, or not producing results, or simply need an injection of motivation here’s an awesome list of fitness gurus on YouTube you should subscribe to. As a personal trainer myself, it is imperative for me to keep my skills updated and stay on top of new techniques, industry trends and all the science behind it. I subscribe to these fitness experts not only to learn something new half way around the world, but also to get inspired. John Kiefer is the most recent entry to my Fitness Gurus on Youtube list. Kiefer provides great advice, backed by research, on nutrition and training and how to optimize it for maximum results. 25 Clever Websites that will make you look like a Genius 1. Khan Academy Have you ever wanted to pick up a subject you’re not well-versed in, but you didn’t have the money to invest in a college course?
Persistence hunting – humans running antelope to death A while ago I watched a David Attenborough documentary that showed a bushman man running a Kudu to death. It was pretty amazing stuff – by persistently chasing the kudu through the heat of the day he was able to exhaust it to the point of collapse. (Watch that part of the documentary on YouTube – 7 minutes) I was very impressed (and sorry for the Kudu) but assumed that this was highly unusual.
The Advanced No-Gym Bodyweight Workout [INFOGRAPHIC] Think bodyweight training can’t get intense? Our favorite no-equipment moves are getting a whole lot more kick-ass — from head to toe. Designed by Greatist Expert and trainer Jonathan Angelilli, this advanced bodyweight workout stacks exercises in back-to-back circuits to keep the heart rate up while building strength and speed. From handstand push-ups to single-leg planks, 30 minutes is all it takes to put the mind and body to the test — no heavy weights or machines necessary. Before performing any of the advanced bodyweight moves below, Angelilli recommends having a foundation of at least one year of strength training under your belt (on top of being healthy and injury-free, of course). And to stay that way, be sure to adequately warm-up.
Breathing exercises for your sports training Posted on July 30, 2011 by Breathing Trainer Breathing is a process which is critical to humans to stay alive as it is a process that helps us function properly. A process that does not require thinking it is just automatic and part of everyday life. Breathing allows us to bring oxygen into our bodies then use the oxygen as energy. printer It’s the morning after a whiteout, and you’re the first one off the chair. There’s a virgin landscape of lush powder ahead of you, ripe for the plundering, and you’ve got two choices: Shred like a madman all day long and collapse into the hot tub, spent and stronger for it; or start sucking wind after a couple of runs, fold like a hotel maid, and sulk in said hot tub until your fingers resemble giant raisins. You picked the first one, right? Then read on. We’ve cherry-picked five exercises that will train your muscles from every angle, speeding growth and improving stability.
What is Interval Training Interval training is basically exercise which consists of activity at high intensityfor a period of time, followed by low intensity exercise for a period of time. These 'sets' are repeated. Sprint Intervals The high intensity portion are called Sprint Intervals. Sprint intervals are measured either by time or distance. The Scientific 7-Minute Workout Photo Editors’ note: Here’s one of our favorite stories from the archives with a helpful tip for Smarter Living. For a greater challenge, see “The Advanced 7-Minute Workout.”
Free Exercise Charts and Logs Like most of the resources on Vertex42.com, the motivation for creating printable weight loss charts and other fitness charts and logs came from a personal interest (I'm getting older and larger). In addition to these weight loss charts and exercise logs, you will find a number of great resources on the web. I hope you will find these pages useful. Exercise Charts and Logs Weight Loss Charts Printable weight loss logs and charts in PDF and XLS format.