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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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10 Tips for Cranking Out More Push-Ups on a Military PT Test

10 Tips for Cranking Out More Push-Ups on a Military PT Test

Once upon a time I HATED push-ups. And when I say I hated them, I mean I loathed them, and not in a love-to-hate kinda way. I just sucked at doing them. But guess what? Push-ups are by far my favorite exercise now, even over the squat, which says a lot coming from someone like me who lives for the power rack and sprints. Source Push-ups are a total body movement, and I didn’t master the movement overnight. I learned…

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50-Rep Upper Body + Abs Challenge

50-Rep Upper Body + Abs Challenge

Merry Christmas Eve! If you’re looking for a fast-but-challenging workout to do today, you’ve come to the right place! 🙂 I’m all about challenges, both mental and physical. Pushing limits means making progress for me, and if you feel the same way, you’ll probably like this workout.   Exercise videos: Bicep curls Triceps dips Front and lateral raise combo Overhead arm clap Picking cherries (Hold your arms out parallel to the ground with palms up like you’re going to do…

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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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