Metabolic training has caught on like gangbusters, and for good reason. It saves time, builds muscle and burns fat. Interval training, high-intensity interval training (HIIT), and burst training all fall under the umbrella of metabolic training. Ever heard of CrossFit? Yep, it’s a type ofContinue reading
Many distance runners believe that pounding the pavement until their soles fall out of their shoes is the best way to improve their performance. To the extent that it improves your capacity, this “more is better” mentality is necessary. But no matter how many miles youContinue reading
Tabatas are a style of high-intensity interval training. You are to do 20 seconds of an exercise (e.g. burpees, speed rope, sprints, etc) followed by 10 seconds of rest repeated for 8 bouts totaling four minutes. Not much rest, huh? In the following we useContinue reading
These are great additions to your current exercise toolbox. Why wait around and rest between sets when you can supercharge your metabolism and burn off a few extra calories! Try sprinkling these in between working sets!! Bench lateral hopovers Burpee Half burpees Mountain climbers JumpingContinue reading
I’ve dedicated this post on complexes to my friend Kelly. She asked for some complexes to do at home thus spawning this segment. In the first complex all you’ll need is one dumbbell or kettlebell. We’ll perform 12 swings, 12 goblet squats, 12 single-arm snatchesContinue reading
Grab yourself a Dynamax med ball (or other soft-shelled 14 inch ball) and give this complex a whirl. It’s quick enough to squeeze in post-workout for an added conditioning benefit. Next up is the plate complex. In the videos below we do 10 overhead lungesContinue reading
In this video I performed 6 power snatches, 6 overhead squats, 6 barbell ab rollouts and 6 barbell lunges with each leg. Do your best to move through the exercises only after completing the prescribed numbers of reps.