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Part 2 of our gym alternatives. A little more complex than the last two sessions the following are designed to help you create your own full-body workout. Of course, they use completely no equipment but don't let that fool you into thinking you are getting off lightly here.  3.) Try P.A.U.L bodyweight circuits. Bodyweight circuits are a great way to develop cardiovascular fitness and muscular endurance, all at the same time. The P.A.U.L system is an easy way to design your own bodyweight circuit and be sure you are hitting all body parts.P.A.U.L stands for;PlyometricAbsUpper BodyLower body TO PERFORM:Begin your workout...

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If you usually do your cardio workouts at the gym, you’re probably wondering how you will be able to maintain your fitness if your gym has closed because of COVID-19. The good news is that, just because you no longer have access to a fully equipped gym, doesn’t mean you can’t maintain or even improve your cardiovascular fitness. Stuck for ideas? We have 2 killer options for you that will get your heart pumping and help you break a sweat. Choose one to add as a finisher to your home workouts.  1.) Break out your skipping rope Skipping, or jumping rope...

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THE 4 MOST IMPORTANT EXERCISES EVERYONE SHOULD BE DOING While any kind of training is better than no training, you’ll get better results from your time if you build your workouts around good quality exercises. In most cases, these are functional, compound exercises. This means they involve lots of muscle groups working together and closely replicate the activities for which you are training.  For example, there is no point doing set after set of hip abductions when you want to improve your strength for running and jumping. And yet, a lot of exercisers are guilty of doing precisely that! Get...

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Sprinting is a fundamental skill. Like swimming, being able to build a fire, and make a shelter, it’s a skill that could save your life. Sprinting is also a kick-ass workout! However, before you head to the track to work on your sprint, it’s important to make sure you go about your workout the right way. Sprinting is surprisingly intense, and a lot of wannabe Usain Bolts end up pulling a hammy or tearing a groin the moment they pick up the pace.  Here are seven tips for making your sprint workouts as safe and productive as possible.  1) WARM...

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People who exercise regularly can be a pretty stubborn bunch. I should know; I’m one of them! That stubbornness is a good thing when it comes to training consistently but can cause problems when you are ill or injured as it may make you reluctant to miss a workout. Sometimes it’s okay to exercise through illness or injury, but other times it just makes things worse and could even delay your recovery. The trick is knowing when it’s okay to soldier on, and when retreat is your better option.    Let’s talk about illness first…  As a rule, if an...

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