Workouts

Circuit Training Workouts – The Best Home Exercises

Circuit training is one of the best home fitness routines that you can do to get fast results at little cost. The exercises can all be done with no equipment. Some exercises need a partner, but this routine has 12 exercises that you can do at home, in the park or at the gym. Old school and very effective.

Weekly Exercise Plan For Fitness And Weight Loss At Home

A fast and furious plan to burn fat and improve fitness. Start today and see results within a week. We have created a series of body weight workouts that you can complete each day of the week. This should ideally be done in addition to some cardio. Two workouts a day can be effective.

Tyson Gay’s Training and Diet

Tyson follows a standard sprinter training schedule. Off season he concentrates on weight training to build muscle and functional strength. Free weights and plyometrics play a large role in this. Weight training will be split into two sessions, upper and lower body.

Get Fit for the Slopes with our Ski Workouts

Skiing
The summer is finally coming to a close. All over Europe and North America people are starting to excited about the forthcoming winter. While the sun worshippers mourn at their loss the skier tribes start to dust off their jackets and polish…

Monday Workout

Tuck jumps
This workout will hit the legs hard and fast. The circuit is ten sets of ten exercises, 100 in total. Aim to complete five rounds, so 500 repetitions in total.

Sunday Workout

The Sunday workout
Part of the 7 Day Exercise Plan. Today for some is a day of rest, but not if you are trying to get fit. As it is Sunday the workout can be done at a more leisurely pace. Sounds great! And…

Saturday Workout

Part of the 7 Day Exercise Plan. It is Saturday. Today’s workout will be simple, just two exercises. But these exercises will be done 200 times. Burpees and crunches! 10 Burpees (with a push up) 10 Crunches Repeat 10 times and note the…

Thursday Workout

Thursday Workout
Part of the 7 Day Exercise Plan. Yesterday’s bodyweight circuit included jumping jacks, lunges, high knees and squats, so today we will give the legs a little rest and work more on the core and upper body. Warm up with a…

Wednesday Workout

Wednesday Workout
Part of the 7 Day Exercise Plan. These simple workouts are an excellent way to burn fat and get fit at home. With the exception of the walking lunges you do not need much space. You can do individual lunges instead…

8 CrossFit Classes Reviewed

I recently discovered a CrossFit club in my hometown and immediately signed up. I did a taster session on a Saturday morning and then started a series of eight 90 minute induction classes. How many gyms offer 12 hours of…

Rowing Workouts

woman on a rowing machine
If you want to get really fit using a rowing machine it is a good idea to follow some sort of structured training. Best results come from following an interval training program with complimentary weight training.

World Fastest Workout Shared on Pinterest

Worlds Fastest Workout
This workout has so far (21st Feb 2012) been repinned 7648 times on Pinterest.com. If you are not already aware, Pinterest is a website that allows its members to attach interesting images and videos to a virtual pin board and then…

Military style fitness training

Whether you are looking to get fit before joining the military or just wish to learn from the best, these tips should certainly help guide you. Here we cover running drills typical of the army, strength training routines to build…

The Plyometric Power Move Workout

Tuck jumps
If you want to lose weight and get fit, then plyometric power moves are ideal. Rather than just focussing on cardio endurance, or muscular hypertrophy (building bigger muscles), it builds functional strength and also provides an intensive workout. Athletes, boxers…

MMA Workout To Build Strength and Endurance

MMA is fast becoming the most popular competition martial art. As it takes the best parts from several styles, i.e. kicking, punching, grappling, throwing and submission wrestling, it is the closest to a true fight that can be had while…

Cross Training / Elliptical Workouts

Cross trainers (aka elliptical trainers) have become one of the most popular cardio machines. They provide a low impact but intensive workout that exercises the whole body. Unlike treadmills and running machines, cross trainers work the upper body too, and unlike rowing machines, they work the pushing and pulling muscles of the arms, shoulders and back.