Seven amazing high-intensity moves that will energize, burn 400 calories and reduce fat

What's the fastest way to burn off calories and stubborn fat? High-Intensity sculpting moves done in an interval format and cardio like jumping rope and you'll transform a total-body strength workout into a super-sculpting 45-minute circuit fat blasting routine. Do the circuit four times in order, resting for a minute after each round. Warm up [...]

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The best 30-minute workout when you don’t have time for the gym

Some days just don't give you time to go to the gym. Or maybe you have a little one you can't leave, or a phone call you can't miss. To the rescue: Our 30-minute interval workout will get your blood pumping from the comfort of your living or hotel room — and before you know [...]

Three moves guaranteed to future proof your body and increase muscle strength by 30%

Stretching Increases Strength by 30% A study published in Science and Medicine in Sports & Exercise found that stretching slowly and holding it for 15-30 sec and repeating the stretch three times between sets increases the amount you can lift. This occurs because stretching boosts the blood flow to the muscles and warms them up, [...]

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Workout #152011, Weight Workout 75% Phase, Legs, Shoulders, & Arms, November 20, 2015

This week is my weight workout week and I alternate between one week of cardio-core and the next week weights. I discussed my training style and philosophy now that I am in my 40's. This week is cardio and core because I alternate weight training 1-week and cardio/core the following week and that seems to [...]

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Workout #151711, Weight Workout 75% Phase, Chest & Back, November 17, 2015

Tuesday, November 17, 2015, 60-miute workout consisted of the following exercises and predecessors. 75% Periodization Phase Sets: 4+ per muscle group Repetitions: 8 - 12 reps at 75% of 1 rep max Periodization is an organized approach to training that involves progressive cycling of various aspects of a training program during a specific period of [...]

Workout #21213: Chest/Back

The 4-Hour Body (Photo credit: Wikipedia) I was tired from lack of sleep from the night before so I decided that I would use the #MED or Minimum Effective Dose (a la Tim Ferris, 4-Hour Body, pick it up it's a good book) required in time/sets/reps, so I did 1-2 sets of maximum [...]

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Womens fast weightloss workout #1

The Top 10 Benefits of Strength Training for Women Women are finally warming up to free weights, and recognizing strength training as a major player in the battle against fat loss. Here are the top 10 benefits women receive from strength training: 1) Increased Metabolic Rate- adding muscle increases metabolism naturally. 2) Increasing and Restoring [...]

By | December 15th, 2009|Categories: Active, Weight-Loss|Tags: , , |0 Comments