Tag Archives: Training

Progress Pays: Brian’s 1st Month

Throughout my blog I talk a tremendous amount about working on progress.

Progress really is the key to achieving your goals – whether they are fitness related or something completely different.

My client, Brian, is the perfect example of you can achieve results by focusing on progress. Continue reading

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Exercise That Fits Your Lifestyle

We all have different amounts of time we would like to spend on exercise, but this variation can create some difficulties. The biggest problem that arises from our varied lifestyles is deciding what type and how much exercise will give … Continue reading

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Workout Challenge: The Mantathlon

It is fair to say I like workout challenges.

Yes they can be difficult to do depending on which one you dare try out, but I think they are fun. They allow us to see where we are at and compare our progress over time.

Today’s challenge comes from Martin Rooney, one of the best strength and conditioning coaches around. Continue reading

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The Importance Of Proper Rest Intervals

I just finished up a rather intense metabolic resistance training session.

For this particular session these are the exercises I used:

Dumbbell Squat to a Dumbbell Shoulder Press to a Dumbbell Reverse Lunge
TRX Row
Kettlebell Swing
Push Ups

I did these in a circuit with no rest between exercises and about 60 seconds of rest between each circuit.

By the time I had finished 5 of these circuits I was sweating buckets and the entire workout had only lasted about 20 minutes. Continue reading

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How To Exercise In 30 Minutes…Per Week

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You’re busy – I get that.

You don’t have the time to spend 2 hours a day in the gym – nor do you probably want to.

You still want to get in better shape – lose body fat, drop the weight that has been creeping up on you the last few weeks, months, or years, but what should you do?

How should you exercise if you simply don’t have that much time to commit?

To describe it in one word I’d say this – efficiently. Continue reading

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Top 2 Reasons to Use High Intensity Interval Training

If you are a consistent follower of my blog posts you will learn that I love high intensity interval training. I first learned about this type of training in high school, continued learned more about this method of training in college, … Continue reading

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