Posts Tagged ‘fitness talk’

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Below there are 12 modified exercises. Each exercise has its own 1 to 2 minute video showing it first done with regular form, and then how to modify it. The exercises below are bodyweight exercise classics. They form the core of most HIIT workouts,  or any bodyweight workout, and most exercise variations stem from these. I use this core group of exercises all the time in my workouts. By knowing how to modify these exercises you will be better able to make the workouts I do suit you best to gain strength and to get the most out of the workouts. 

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This 4 week bodyweight workout program is a carefully laid out plan to help you get more fitness and exercise into your life. It takes discipline to workout at home and sometimes the challenge is just knowing where to start. I know you lead busy lives and so I have made a plan and organized workouts, as I would love someone else to do for me, if I didn’t already love to do it!  Consistency is key to making big changes in your physical fitness and this plan can help you stay on track. Following a HIIT home workout program and doing 10 to 30 minute workouts daily will fast track you to better health and the body of your dreams.  || Read more

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The gymboss interval timer is the best timer I have found for doing HIIT workouts. Most of my workouts are done with intervals and so an interval timer is one f the most important pieces of fitness training equipment in my home gym. High intensity interval training (HIIT) has been proved to be the most effective type of training for boosting metabolism and burning fat to help you lose weight quickly, while building muscle and strength. || Read more

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Barefoot training is becoming more and more popular with more and more trainers and coaches.  Barefoot running has been gaining in popularity and there are many other sports and activities can be and are done barefoot, including: my favorite, HIIT and also yoga, gymnastics, dance and Tai chi along with many martial arts.   || Read more

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At times people actively following a weight loss or fitness program will hit a plateau. You work hard. You’ve been watching what you eat, and putting in the time and sweat doing the workouts, and then suddenly the numbers stop moving and you stop seeing changes. This can be frustrating and disheartening. There are many reasons why this can happen and this is one of the main reasons I like to change up the workouts I do, to avoid plateaus. Here I have listed lots of great ideas on why and how to change your fitness and weight loss strategy to keep making progress.  || Read more

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High Intensity Interval Training (HIIT) is a way of exercising in which you alternate short periods of intense bursts of activity with shorter periods of rest for recovery.  HIIT workouts are usually short intense workouts lasting anywhere from 4 to 20 minutes. They have been proven to improve athletic ability as well as glucose metabolism and fat burning!  They are a great strategy to use to lose weight as with these workouts you lose weight from fat, but not muscle. In fact, these can be effective in building muscle also. HIIT is an excellent way to build and strengthen your cardiovascular system and help you build a healthier heart. You will become healthier all around as driving oxygen into your body benefits all of your organs and systems.   || Read more

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