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By Sunday, November 23, 2014 0 No tags Permalink

Free Kettlebell Workouts

By: GiLavito |

Back when I bought my first kettlebell, I was horrible at executing the snatch. I used to get bruised up forearms, sore wrists and callouses that would tear anytime I really tried to push myself.

It wasn't until 4 years ago that I properly learned how to snatch a kettlebell (NOTE: it’s nothing like snatching an Olympic bar or even a dumbbell). I was at a conference and had been speaking to a KB expert over email for a few months. We finally got a chance to meet face to face. He grilled me with questions about being a parent (I only had 3 kids at the time) and then I peppered him with questions about kettlebells and exercise technique.

Fast forward 4 years and I haven't had a bruised forearm or sore wrists since. (Although the callouses are still there, but my hands are a lot tougher!).

The snatch is one of - if not, the BEST - exercise you can perform with a kettlebell. If you don’t know how to do it properly, I suggest you learn it because it is a tool in your exercise arsenal that you will constantly come back to.

So the good news is that I didn't slip a disc - I can be a bit of a hypochondriac sometimes - and I just strained my psoas. I went to see my good friend, Dr. Bill Wells over at the Urban Athlete in Toronto and he fixed me right up.

If you're ever in need of a chiropractor in the Toronto area, I strongly suggest you visit The UA. Their chiro team is second to none and the beauty about it is that they’re all athletes or former athletes (Bill’s an ultra-endurance athlete, they’ve got a few practitioners who still compete as well and even a former Olympian).

The bad news is that I have to take a few forced days off from training so I can let this injury heal. So instead of trying to amp up the volume a little, I’ll be doing a lot of basic isometric ab work, stretching, foam rolling, trigger point work and probably practicing my handstands.

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By Sunday, November 23, 2014 0 No tags Permalink

Free Kettlebell Workouts

By: GiLavito |

Back when I bought my first kettlebell, I was horrible at executing the snatch. I used to get bruised up forearms, sore wrists and callouses that would tear anytime I really tried to push myself.

It wasn't until 4 years ago that I properly learned how to snatch a kettlebell (NOTE: it’s nothing like snatching an Olympic bar or even a dumbbell). I was at a conference and had been speaking to a KB expert over email for a few months. We finally got a chance to meet face to face. He grilled me with questions about being a parent (I only had 3 kids at the time) and then I peppered him with questions about kettlebells and exercise technique.

Fast forward 4 years and I haven't had a bruised forearm or sore wrists since. (Although the callouses are still there, but my hands are a lot tougher!).

The snatch is one of - if not, the BEST - exercise you can perform with a kettlebell. If you don’t know how to do it properly, I suggest you learn it because it is a tool in your exercise arsenal that you will constantly come back to.

So the good news is that I didn't slip a disc - I can be a bit of a hypochondriac sometimes - and I just strained my psoas. I went to see my good friend, Dr. Bill Wells over at the Urban Athlete in Toronto and he fixed me right up.

If you're ever in need of a chiropractor in the Toronto area, I strongly suggest you visit The UA. Their chiro team is second to none and the beauty about it is that they’re all athletes or former athletes (Bill’s an ultra-endurance athlete, they’ve got a few practitioners who still compete as well and even a former Olympian).

The bad news is that I have to take a few forced days off from training so I can let this injury heal. So instead of trying to amp up the volume a little, I’ll be doing a lot of basic isometric ab work, stretching, foam rolling, trigger point work and probably practicing my handstands.

try it now

 

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By Sunday, November 23, 2014 0 No tags Permalink

Workouts To Lose Weight

By: Tom Cut |

Still having problems trying to find the best types of workouts to lose weight? On the other hand, what type of weight do you want to lose?

Weight (when attempting to be lost) can be labelled as three things: water, muscle, and fat. Majority of people obviously mean to lose fat when they say they want to lose weight. But, losing weight in the form of either muscle or water or even both can affect your chances of losing fat.

Before I let you know of a few good workouts to lose weight, I will explain to you why/how losing muscle and/or water can harm your chances of losing fat. Note that I will not use any big scientific terms when explaining. It is a rather short explanation by the way.

The Reason

When muscle is lost there will be a decrease in your metabolic rate or metabolism therefore you can't burn as many calories as you normally would. Remember, when you can't burn calories you can't expect to burn as much fat. Prevent muscle loss through resistance training, i.e. weight training and gym work.

The chances of dehydration increases with water loss! Which leads to muscle loss and both muscle loss and dehydration will greatly harm your chances of burning fat. Prevent water loss by simply, drinking lots of water during the day before you workout. It is recommended to drink at least 3-4 litres a day and more if you plan on having really intense workouts.

The List of Fat Burning Exercises

The fact is: fat is unused energy, therefore the best workouts are those that force you to use up heaps of energy. And it will only go if it is used up. Keep in mind that the following exercises can only work if you stay committed.

  • Interval Training
  • High Intensity Interval Training
  • Tabata Sprints
  • Circuit Training

In my opinion, these are four of the best forms of fat burning exercises that are known today! Moreover the great thing about these routines is that you can incorporate it to your liking. You have the option of doing it as sprints or with weights. Whatever you choose it will definitely force you to use up loads of energy!

To Wrap Things Up

These types of fat burning exercises will have a great effect on your body, if you remain committed. I suggest you do these routines in cardio form (running/sprinting) on one day and then do it in resistance training form the next. Also, don't forget to consume a lot of water everyday.

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By Saturday, November 22, 2014 0 No tags Permalink

MMA Workouts

By: Derek Manuel |

If only strongman competitions were more mainstream then bodybuilding then perhaps more mixed martial artists would incorporate better strength and conditioning exercises into their MMA workouts without the need of learning or knowing why.

One of the most common mistakes MMA fighters make when the are new to the concept of adding strength and conditioning to their MMA workouts is that they carry around the mindset of a bodybuilder. They go to the gym thinking they need to do all sorts of exercises for each muscle group and the only way to get a productive workout in is to get a good "pump."

But if you wanted a general idea of what type of strength and conditioning you need to develop with your MMA workouts, then think of the type of exercises strongmen do: picking up heavy and awkward objects, carrying heavy weight for long distances, performing extremely powerful and heavy lifts as many times as possible in a certain time period, to name a few.

These types of exercises are MUCH more functional and carry over very well to MMA fighters when it comes to the type of strength and conditioning they need. The reason being is that in a MMA fight your opponent, unlike a balanced barbell, is a constantly shifting his awkward weight that you have to continuously push and pull from both balanced and unbalanced positions, such as the type of resistance a heavy and awkward object would give you.

Not only do the exercises themselves carry well and should be adapted into your MMA workouts as opposed to your much more standard bodybuilding type workouts, but the tempo, intensity, and amount of reps and sets done in strongmen competitions are much more along the lines of how an MMA fighter should train. Instead of doing 5 sets of 12 concentration curls with a 20 lb dumbbell to increase the "peak" of your biceps, carrying two heavy objects and doing the farmers walk for as far as you can will develop the leg strength endurance and grip endurance needed in a fight.

Strongmen lifts are very practical to add to your MMA workouts as well because they develop the type of strength that is most optimal for MMA fighters: power endurance. Doing 5 different isolation exercises for your chest in a way that stimulates hypertrophy - which essentially means an increase in muscle mass - won't do you much good in the ring or cage unless you're just their to impress the ring girls (though they probably won't be too impressed when you get your ass kicked).

On the other hand, push pressing a heavy weight for as many single repetitions as you can inside a few minute timeframe will develop the power endurance to continuously exert your maximum power in a fight without tiring out or getting sloppy.

As you can see, strongmen exercises and the way they are are much more practical for MMA fighters. Eliminate any knowledge you may have on bodybuilding and building muscle mass if you want to create effective MMA workouts. Instead think exercises and workouts that force you to develop strength endurance and power endurance.

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By Saturday, November 22, 2014 0 No tags Permalink

Free Kettlebell Workouts

By: GiLavito |

Back when I bought my first kettlebell, I was horrible at executing the snatch. I used to get bruised up forearms, sore wrists and callouses that would tear anytime I really tried to push myself.

It wasn't until 4 years ago that I properly learned how to snatch a kettlebell (NOTE: it’s nothing like snatching an Olympic bar or even a dumbbell). I was at a conference and had been speaking to a KB expert over email for a few months. We finally got a chance to meet face to face. He grilled me with questions about being a parent (I only had 3 kids at the time) and then I peppered him with questions about kettlebells and exercise technique.

Fast forward 4 years and I haven't had a bruised forearm or sore wrists since. (Although the callouses are still there, but my hands are a lot tougher!).

The snatch is one of - if not, the BEST - exercise you can perform with a kettlebell. If you don’t know how to do it properly, I suggest you learn it because it is a tool in your exercise arsenal that you will constantly come back to.

So the good news is that I didn't slip a disc - I can be a bit of a hypochondriac sometimes - and I just strained my psoas. I went to see my good friend, Dr. Bill Wells over at the Urban Athlete in Toronto and he fixed me right up.

If you're ever in need of a chiropractor in the Toronto area, I strongly suggest you visit The UA. Their chiro team is second to none and the beauty about it is that they’re all athletes or former athletes (Bill’s an ultra-endurance athlete, they’ve got a few practitioners who still compete as well and even a former Olympian).

The bad news is that I have to take a few forced days off from training so I can let this injury heal. So instead of trying to amp up the volume a little, I’ll be doing a lot of basic isometric ab work, stretching, foam rolling, trigger point work and probably practicing my handstands.

try it now

 

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By Saturday, November 22, 2014 0 No tags Permalink

Effective Ab Workouts

By: Jared Ingram |

There are a lot of effective ab workouts that has been proven to be efficient in producing outstanding effects to both men and women.  Like the abdominal bicycle crunch exercise that has been ranked as number one of the most effective ab forming exercises ever discovered. Since, the bicycle crunch routine has the ability to effectively form both the rectus abdominis and the oblique, which are often hard to shape because of its position in the abdomen. Another top rated abdominal exercise is the captain’s chair routine; this specific routine requires an equipment to be successfully done. So in case there is available equipment, the captain’s chair ab routine can be done by standing on the chair and firming the grip assuring support for the upper body.

Then, the first step is followed by firmly pressing the individual’s back against the pad, contacting the arms and raising the legs and then lifting the knees towards the chest. The routine is repeated for 1 to 3 sets; or a total of 12 to 16 repetitions. It is very important that the back is entirely firm and not arch during the whole routine and the legs should not swing while lifting it against the chest. But before engaging to any of these abdominal forming exercises, it is very important for every individual to understand the significance of diet modification. It has been proven by research and studies that ab workouts will never be efficient unless it is paired up with a consistent diet plan. The diet plan should be predetermined before starting out with both the actual diet and the exercise routine. A diet plan is very much significant in order for the body to effectively burn the fat depositions around the main areas where depositions occur. The diet plan will then serve as the pattern of meal intake and of the selections of food groups so it is better to list down the foods to include as well as those to avoid.

Other important tips in order to achieve more favorable results are the following:

•  Replace the calorie in carbohydrates with calorie found in protein. Since calories found in protein are efficient in burning fats by using the body’s energy
•  Be cautious of the food contents. Reading labels will be very helpful in avoiding excessive calorie intake, it is better to avoid foods containing more than 8% of carbohydrates, fat, sodium and glucose
•  Develop an effective exercise routine. Developing an achievable exercise routine is another factor that will help in fulfilling the goal of proficient weight loss and diet modification
•  Avoid sitting for long hours. It has been proven by studies that those individuals who tend to sit for longer hours are more prone to developing obesity as compared to those individuals who performs most of their routine while standing.
•  Embrace simple household and yard task. Remember how most of the time yard works is being ignored, well it’s about time to embrace that extra household job since it is another opportunity to burn fats. A simple household work that allows fats to burn by active mobilization.
•  Performing routine ab workouts to develop and maintain a healthy and beautiful physique.

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By Saturday, November 22, 2014 0 No tags Permalink

Elliptical Workouts

By: Charlie McDaniel |

You may have noticed that one of the most used exercise machines in the gym is the elliptical trainer. Elliptical trainers are relatively new on the fitness scene, but are quickly overtaking the treadmill and stationary bikes in popularity.

So what exactly are elliptical trainers and how do they work? Elliptical trainers simulate the motion of walking or running, but without the usual impact involved. Walking and running can cause considerable stress on the joints, particularly the hip and knee joints.

Each step causes an impact to the whole body which can equal as much as 2.5 times your body weight. The elliptical machine greatly reduces the risk of joint injury as the feet are supported by the pedals at all times so the joints are not subjected to impact.

Although elliptical trainers offer a low impact workout, they can still provide a very effective cardiovascular training session. Most come equipped with heart rate monitors so you can monitor your heart rate and how hard you are working.

Athletes recovering from sports related injuries find using the elliptical trainer allows them to maintain their fitness levels whilst reducing the risk of aggravating the injury. Many runners 'cross train' by building sessions on the elliptical trainer into their workouts, as this allows the body to take a break from the pounding caused by running.

Elliptical trainers are still classed as 'weight bearing', meaning that the workout they offer is still effective at reducing the risk of developing diseases such as Osteoporosis.

Elliptical trainers generally have moveable handrails, designed to give an upper body workout as well as exercising the lower body. Most also have a range of settings so that workouts can be varied in intensity or special training programs may be selected; these programs alternate the resistance to mimic interval training, climbing hills or to maximize fat burning.

The cardiovascular workout is comparable to that gained from using a treadmill, and is believed to burn a greater number of calories. As more of the muscle groups are used, including the glutes, quadriceps, triceps, biceps and hamstrings, a much more intense workout is achieved with less perceived effort.

Elliptical trainers can also be used effectively without using the hand rails; in fact, this can improve core strength as the core muscles are tensed in order to keep the body balanced. There is evidence to suggest that working out this way can improve balance and co-ordination as well.

If you do decide to use the handrails, make sure you are working your upper body as much as your lower body for the best effect, as it is easy to just grip the handrails and forget about your arms.

Elliptical trainers for use in the home can be purchased. This will allow you to exercise in the comfort of your own home, which is useful if you don't like going to a gym. As having your own machine in easy reach is convenient, you will be more likely to use it regularly.

Many people place them in front of the television and exercise whilst watching their favorite programs, which can help take your mind off how hard you are working!

Many of the gym models have a built in television and radio nowadays which makes your workout experience a little more comfortable.

Although the motion of an elliptical trainer may feel rather awkward at first, it is very easy to get used to. If you have never tried using an elliptical trainer, put one through its paces and see why they are so popular.

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By Saturday, November 22, 2014 0 No tags Permalink

Plyometrics Workouts

By: Jared Ingram |

There are hundreds of information and videos about the plyometrics workouts on the internet. Finding the one that you can stick with and finding the one that will best work for you is quite a challenge. First and foremost, it is important that you know what you want. What are you working out for? What sports are you into? Similarly, it is necessary to know which part of your body that you think is weak and needs to be strengthened and trained.

Each athlete has his own different skill levels. Many plyometrics workouts are helpful and beneficial to an athlete's varying skill sets. The fact is you do not need to be an athlete to do these workouts.

Like in everything else, practice makes perfect. Constant practice and performing plyometric exercises will help you find what workout best suits you.

And like everything else, safety always comes first. Plyometrics are intense exercises. Safety should always be put in mind. Otherwise, injuring yourself is very easy to do. You could break a bone or two, or even strain a muscle and over stretched a tendon or nerves.

Always start slowly and gradually. Be focused while performing an exercise in a controlled manner. Make sure that you do some stretching exercises first before you perform plyometric exercises. Keep in mind that every time you exercise or perform intense workout, your muscles will get hurt. It is important that you allow your muscles to heal by resting in between plyometric exercises. Doing plyo in alternating days is good enough for the muscles to heal.

These exercises are best performed in sets and repetitions. Three sets of ten or twelve repetitions and a minute or two in-between rests is very good for starters.

Lateral jumps, Power skipping, Plyometric push-ups, and tuck jumps are some of the examples of these kind of workouts.

Doing lateral jumps will teach you basic hip, knee & ankle stability by improved landing skills. It is also a good warming up exercise. You can do this by standing in an athletic position, hips pulled back with knees slightly bent. Jump side to side over a straight line. Do this for several repetitions. Make sure that your movements are controlled and at a steady pace. Another way of doing this is to stand next to an object. Jump over the object from the side. Immediately jump to the other side as soon as your feet touched the ground. Jump as fast as you can from side to side. That is the key to this exercise.

Power Skipping is another exercise you can incorporate in your program. This exercise is good for the entire body. You start this exercise by standing in perfect posture. Lift your left knee at the same time lifting your right arm moving forward. Do the opposite leg and arm as soon as your foot touches the ground. Try to lift your knees as high as you can.

In Plyometric push-ups, the upper body is exercised. The chest and arm muscles are trained in this workout. Since plyometric exercises involves fast movements at very short period of time, plyometric push-ups is a bit different from the regular push-ups that everyone is accustomed too. These push-ups involve a great amount of force applied to the ground while pushing your body up. You do this push-ups by assuming a regular push-up position with your back straight and palms flat on the ground. With a great amount of force, explode pushing your upper body up that your hands lift the ground. Repeat this motion several times as fast as you can.

There are several other exercise like Tuck Jumps Alternate Leg Bounding. Box Jumps. Vertical and Depth Jumps. Mixing these exercises and incorporated in your routine will let you achieve what you desire as an athlete. Keep in mind that when you perform these plyometrics workouts, you need to use an exercise mat or rubberized platform. Otherwise, you'll end up aching more than you bargain for.

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By Friday, November 21, 2014 0 No tags Permalink

Effective Ab Workouts

By: Jared Ingram |

There are a lot of effective ab workouts that has been proven to be efficient in producing outstanding effects to both men and women.  Like the abdominal bicycle crunch exercise that has been ranked as number one of the most effective ab forming exercises ever discovered. Since, the bicycle crunch routine has the ability to effectively form both the rectus abdominis and the oblique, which are often hard to shape because of its position in the abdomen. Another top rated abdominal exercise is the captain’s chair routine; this specific routine requires an equipment to be successfully done. So in case there is available equipment, the captain’s chair ab routine can be done by standing on the chair and firming the grip assuring support for the upper body.

Then, the first step is followed by firmly pressing the individual’s back against the pad, contacting the arms and raising the legs and then lifting the knees towards the chest. The routine is repeated for 1 to 3 sets; or a total of 12 to 16 repetitions. It is very important that the back is entirely firm and not arch during the whole routine and the legs should not swing while lifting it against the chest. But before engaging to any of these abdominal forming exercises, it is very important for every individual to understand the significance of diet modification. It has been proven by research and studies that ab workouts will never be efficient unless it is paired up with a consistent diet plan. The diet plan should be predetermined before starting out with both the actual diet and the exercise routine. A diet plan is very much significant in order for the body to effectively burn the fat depositions around the main areas where depositions occur. The diet plan will then serve as the pattern of meal intake and of the selections of food groups so it is better to list down the foods to include as well as those to avoid.

Other important tips in order to achieve more favorable results are the following:

•  Replace the calorie in carbohydrates with calorie found in protein. Since calories found in protein are efficient in burning fats by using the body’s energy
•  Be cautious of the food contents. Reading labels will be very helpful in avoiding excessive calorie intake, it is better to avoid foods containing more than 8% of carbohydrates, fat, sodium and glucose
•  Develop an effective exercise routine. Developing an achievable exercise routine is another factor that will help in fulfilling the goal of proficient weight loss and diet modification
•  Avoid sitting for long hours. It has been proven by studies that those individuals who tend to sit for longer hours are more prone to developing obesity as compared to those individuals who performs most of their routine while standing.
•  Embrace simple household and yard task. Remember how most of the time yard works is being ignored, well it’s about time to embrace that extra household job since it is another opportunity to burn fats. A simple household work that allows fats to burn by active mobilization.
•  Performing routine ab workouts to develop and maintain a healthy and beautiful physique.

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By Friday, November 21, 2014 0 No tags Permalink

Effective Ab Workouts

By: Jared Ingram |

There are a lot of effective ab workouts that has been proven to be efficient in producing outstanding effects to both men and women.  Like the abdominal bicycle crunch exercise that has been ranked as number one of the most effective ab forming exercises ever discovered. Since, the bicycle crunch routine has the ability to effectively form both the rectus abdominis and the oblique, which are often hard to shape because of its position in the abdomen. Another top rated abdominal exercise is the captain’s chair routine; this specific routine requires an equipment to be successfully done. So in case there is available equipment, the captain’s chair ab routine can be done by standing on the chair and firming the grip assuring support for the upper body.

Then, the first step is followed by firmly pressing the individual’s back against the pad, contacting the arms and raising the legs and then lifting the knees towards the chest. The routine is repeated for 1 to 3 sets; or a total of 12 to 16 repetitions. It is very important that the back is entirely firm and not arch during the whole routine and the legs should not swing while lifting it against the chest. But before engaging to any of these abdominal forming exercises, it is very important for every individual to understand the significance of diet modification. It has been proven by research and studies that ab workouts will never be efficient unless it is paired up with a consistent diet plan. The diet plan should be predetermined before starting out with both the actual diet and the exercise routine. A diet plan is very much significant in order for the body to effectively burn the fat depositions around the main areas where depositions occur. The diet plan will then serve as the pattern of meal intake and of the selections of food groups so it is better to list down the foods to include as well as those to avoid.

Other important tips in order to achieve more favorable results are the following:

•  Replace the calorie in carbohydrates with calorie found in protein. Since calories found in protein are efficient in burning fats by using the body’s energy
•  Be cautious of the food contents. Reading labels will be very helpful in avoiding excessive calorie intake, it is better to avoid foods containing more than 8% of carbohydrates, fat, sodium and glucose
•  Develop an effective exercise routine. Developing an achievable exercise routine is another factor that will help in fulfilling the goal of proficient weight loss and diet modification
•  Avoid sitting for long hours. It has been proven by studies that those individuals who tend to sit for longer hours are more prone to developing obesity as compared to those individuals who performs most of their routine while standing.
•  Embrace simple household and yard task. Remember how most of the time yard works is being ignored, well it’s about time to embrace that extra household job since it is another opportunity to burn fats. A simple household work that allows fats to burn by active mobilization.
•  Performing routine ab workouts to develop and maintain a healthy and beautiful physique.

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