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Pool Circuit Workout

Pool Circuit Workout

After so much running in the past year, I was ready for a change after finishing my first half marathon in February. Swimming quickly took over cardio workouts, and it has been such a great escape from pounding pavement, trails, and the track. It’s low-impact but steals your breath and gets your heart racing. As a kid growing up in Florida, I was a fish. I spent hours in the pool on weekends and during the summer months. Everyone I…

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Lately + 5×5 Circuit Workout

Lately + 5×5 Circuit Workout

Words can’t even begin to describe everything that’s happened since I last stopped in. A lot of good stuff. Some bad stuff. But that’s life, right? The good . . . competing in the Army ROTC 6th Brigade Ranger Challenge competition! Photo by Taryn Boyer Ruck running 30 miles in two days with added challenges along the way is, without a doubt, the most grueling thing I’ve ever done. I’m SO grateful to have had the opportunity to compete as…

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Upper Body Drop Set Circuit Workout

Upper Body Drop Set Circuit Workout

If you’re new to weight training, this upper body workout might not be for you. However, if you’re a seasoned lifter who’s ready to shake up your routine, get ready because this advanced workout is KILLER. This challenging, high intensity plan combines circuit training and drop sets to leave you completely and utterly exhausted by the final rep of each exercise. Circuits allow you to work on aerobic conditioning while the sets allow you to work onr muscular endurance. In…

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Quick Bicep & Tricep Blast Workout

Quick Bicep & Tricep Blast Workout

Sometimes it takes that extra push to see strength gains and definition in your upper body. That’s where this workout can help.  I’ve been adding three to four rounds of this super speedy circuit to the end of my back and shoulder workouts twice per week. This little workout takes 10-15 minutes if you move quickly and has helped me improve my upper body strength. I’m no Cameron Diaz, but I’ll continue to work for guns like hers. On that…

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Push and Pull Upper Body Circuit Workout + Being Both a Nerd and a Muscle Head

Push and Pull Upper Body Circuit Workout + Being Both a Nerd and a Muscle Head

Despite what you may think, you can be both a nerd and muscle head. They’re not mutually exclusive things. Just read this article. Some of the smartest people I know are some of the fittest people I’ve ever met. A guy with one of the top-10 GPAs in my high school class went to West Point, and one of my life-long friends was both an decorated swimmer and a top student in her nursing class at UF. So what do…

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