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Squat Triangle Pyramid Workout

Squat Triangle Pyramid Workout

THIS WORKOUT. Only after finishing this workout for the first time did I realize what a serious lapse in judgment I had when I decided pyramid training was a good idea for increasing my squatting skillz. I’m pretty sure the workout gods were laughing at me from who knows where as I started that first set. Source Just kidding. This workout brought my back squat one-rep max from 190 lbs. to 225 lbs. in a month. So if you’ve hit…

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150-Rep Lower Body Challenge

150-Rep Lower Body Challenge

This lower body endurance workout + a 6.6-mile run afterward = sore quads and hip flexors for days. But really. I was sore to the touch for a SOLID 48 hours. I really have no idea what I was thinking. All I know is that I hobbled around the mall and Target the next day in pain. I looked like a baby giraffe learning how to walk. But it was amazing. So if you love self-imposed pain, check out this workout….

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5-4-3-2-1 Lower Body Blast Workout

5-4-3-2-1 Lower Body Blast Workout

If you’re looking for a workout that will increase your lower body strength, you’ve come to the right place. This combination of basic lower body exercises will blast your muscles with heavy weight and a low number of reps, which is the perfect recipe for building lean muscle. This workout, which uses free weights and machines, targets both large and small muscle groups in your lower body. It’s a good workout for runners or people who are looking to improve…

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Weekly Workout Plan + Best Indoor Cycle/Spin Workouts

Weekly Workout Plan + Best Indoor Cycle/Spin Workouts

Unfortunately, I have the joints of an 80-year-old woman. Seriously. Walk with me up or down a set of stairs, and you’ll hear my ankles and knees make all sorts of ungodly noises. I blame my dad, who also has crackly joints, for this problem.Needless to say, anytime I run or participate in other high-impact activities, my knees and ankles remind me the next day. Luckily, I discovered a low-impact, high-intensity cardio option this semester . . .  CYCLING! As…

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Weekly Workout Plan + peerFit Passport Update

Weekly Workout Plan + peerFit Passport Update

It’s going to be another busy week on the fitness front for me thanks to the PeerFit passport! I’m heading on over to Body By Boris today for a gym tour and an all-levels workout. I’ve heard great things about Boris’ unique programs, which is why I’m getting to know the facility before my workout. Needless to say, I’m pumped! I have an exam to study for, LSAT preparation work and a public relations research project calling my name, so…

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