Crossfit is possibly the most polarizing workout routine in the history of fitness. Thousands sing its praises, while some industry pundits repeatedly try to discredit it. I have stayed on the perimeter watching its growth for many years. It was only a matter of time before I would dive in head first.
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The days of one size fits all workout routines are all but gone. Many of us share the same goal, but there are literally hundreds of ways to get there. How do you know who to listen to, and what to believe? The truth is that just starting and exercise plan is the best advice. By waiting until you have it all figured out, or have found the perfect plan will put a big gap between you and your ideal body. This post will address how to create a workout program that you can tailor to your particular circumstance and weight loss goals.
Fast efficient workouts are the new trend in the fitness industry, and for good reason. What started with the Tabata Protocol Workout, is now the foundation for most forms of interval training. Would it bother you to know that the last 30 minutes of your 15 km run is equivalent to 4 minutes of intense exercise? What about those 2 hours at the gym that produce similar training effects as short intense routines lasting less than 20 minutes?…Learn how to use Tabata Interval Workouts to optimize your time in the gym….. Continue reading
How many times have you noticed people at the gym strapped to a heart rate device? Probably often enough to second guess your own routine, because that person must know what the heck they are doing! Maybe they don’t……. Continue reading
Sadly, celebrity workouts are a hot topic for people trying to achieve their ideal body composition. The reason I put this out there is because the general public is bombarded with celebrity images that leave the average person with the idea that they could look like their favorite celebrity if they just followed the same routine. Don’t get me wrong, it is possible….but it takes time….
[With moves like this it's not surprising that most men are now trying to achieve the "Statham" look. While he enjoys drinking a few pints with his mates, this Men Health cover man is serious about fitness. Find out what he did to get in shape for "the Mechanic"......] Continue reading