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
Metabolic resistance training (MRT) is a relatively new development in the fitness industry. Metabolic resistance workouts are intense. They don’t look like your standard weight-training session, but their results cannot be ignored. How Metabolic Resistance Training Works The goal of MRT is to maximize fatContinue 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.
What are complexes? Depends on the coach. Some coaches refer to them as a series of exercises performed back-to-back only progressing from exercise-to-exercise after completing the prescribed amount of reps. Other coaches say it’s using one piece of equipment, in one area, in one subsequentContinue reading