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MobilityTraining

Unfortunately, many jobs these days involve a tremendous amount of sitting. Folks sit while they drive to work, sit all day at a desk, and then sit some more while they drive home...or to the gym. But all that sitting definitely comes at a cost, causing pain and tightness in certain areas of your body. In this article, we’re going to show you 4 essential exercises to help counteract the negative effects for people who sit all day. EXERCISE #1 - Kneeling hip flexor stretch. One of the best things to do to balance out lots of sitting is stretching your hips....

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Second only to push-ups, dips are one of the best upper body pushing exercises you can do. They work your pecs, triceps, and deltoids, and because you have to support your entire body weight on your arms, they provide a greater challenge than push-ups. The obvious downside to dips is that you can’t just drop to the deck and start pumping them out. You need some equipment, i.e., parallel bars. Most gyms have parallel bars, but how can you do dips at home? Here are a few ways to do dips without going to the gym plus a few alternative exercises that...

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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...

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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...

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NutritionTraining

DO YOU REALLY NEED ALL  THOSE FANCY SUPPLEMENTS? Despite appearances to the contrary, sports supplements are nothing new. Back in the days of ancient Rome, Gladiators and athletes ate raw bull’s testicles in an effort to make them more powerful. Peruvian hunters chewed cocoa (the raw ingredient for cocaine) plant leaves to give them energy on long hunts.  Vikings consumed the herb bog myrtle to psych themselves up before a hard day of plundering and pillaging; these particular Vikings being known as Berserkers, giving us the expression to go berserk. Bog myrtle was the original pre-workout stimulant!  Supplements are designed...

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