July 2014 Posts

Wide-Feet Push-ups

5 Ways to Make Push-ups Easier Without Doing Them On Your Knees!

It’s often very challenging for women or beginners to perform the classic push-up on the floor and on your toes. So what do they typically do? Perform push-ups on their knees instead.Modified push-ups on your knees both limit core activation and turn on your quads and hip flexors which tilts your pelvis forwards and thus … Read More »

Parallel Bars Workout

The Playground Pump on Parallel Bars

Here’s a great upper body workout you can do outdoors under the scintillating heat of the sun or on any set of parallel bars. Exercise#1: Walking Rows on Parallel Bars for 60 seconds. Then immediately move to Exercise#2. Exercise#2: Walking Dips on Parallel Bars for 60 seconds. Then rest a minute and move back to … Read More »

Park Bench Workout

Park Bench Workout

Grab a bench and your bodyweight and get to work, baby! Perform 5 rear-foot-elevated split squats on each leg and then 5 feet-elevated push-ups. That’s 1 round. Perform max rounds for time in 5-10 minutes (or more if you’d like). Modify with hands-elevated push-ups if needed. Just don’t sit next to Forrest Gump or he’ll … Read More »

Dragon Flags

Dragon Flags for Rocky IV Abs!

The Dragon Flag is one of the top bodyweight ab exercises because it involves total body tension training. It will also help develop your upper body pulling muscles like your lats and upper back. Oh yeah- you may have seen this in one of the timeless training montages during the movie Rocky IV! And if … Read More »

Stability Ball Pike Push-up

Top 4 Ways to Use a Stability Ball

I’m not gonna lie- I’m not a huge fan of the stability ball. I find it to be flimsy, slippery, and awkward for most movements. I think the ball is more useful for it’s rolling effect than it’s “instability” effect in terms of when/why I’d use a stability ball. It’s also more effective for upper … Read More »

Hill Workout from Hell

The Hill Workout from Hell

The HILL Workout from HELL Find a hill that’s at least 20-30 yards long. The uphill exercises are the more intense ones and the downhill exercises are designed for active recovery. If you don’t have access to a hill, use an inclined ramp that’s about 20-30 yards in length instead. Warm-up Exercise 1- Inchworm Uphill … Read More »

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WOW: 4-Move Fireworks

Yo! The workout of the week (WOW) is called 4-Move Fireworks and it will fire up your metabolism in a serious way using nothing but your own bodyweight! Here’s how it works: – Perform 60 seconds of work and 15 seconds of rest for each bodyweight exercise in this whole body circuit, choosing the appropriate … Read More »

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