Conditioning


ConditioningMindsetMobilityRunningTraining

For a long time, long-distance running has been the primary way people use to improve their endurance. Unfortunately, the problem with this is that frequent long-distance running can lead to serious injuries such as stress fractures or shin splints. And, it doesn’t really do much to help strengthen your legs or make you more durable (injury-proof). In the rest of this article, we’re going to explore a more long term, hybrid approach to building endurance, while also strengthening your legs and reducing the risk of injuries in the process. We’ll do so by using an approach that utilizes both running AND rucking....

READ MORE

ConditioningRunningTraining

Guys, let's face it, climbing up mountains is hard work. Honestly, the best way to train your legs for climbing a mountain is to well.... go out and spend time climbing a mountain. This is all well and good, but often brings up the question “How do I train my legs for mountains if I live somewhere flat?” Don't worry we've got you covered. If you want to get your legs in shape for climbing mountains, you’re going to want to hone in a few specific exercises. In this article, we cover three great leg exercises that will build up your...

READ MORE

ConditioningMobilitySwimmingTraining

If your workout involves swimming but you don’t have access to a pool, you may be left scratching your head wondering just how the heck to make it work. In this article, we will talk about how the rowing machine is a great alternative to your swim workouts, and give you 2 workouts to add to your routine. Benefits of Rowing Workouts A rowing machine is a low-impact alternative to swimming. During a rowing workout all the major muscle groups used in swimming will definitely get fired up. These workouts are also a great way to train the following attributes:...

READ MORE

BodyweightConditioningCoreMobilityTraining

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...

READ MORE

BodyweightConditioningMobilityTraining

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...

READ MORE