Five Minute Core Home Workout

February 16, 2010

Core workouts are becoming more popular in fitness conversations.  Aside from the obvious aesthetic appeal, a strong core is an important component of total body strength.  It is important to remember that if you want noticeable improvement of your abs, then you will need to add a good nutrition plan to your lifestyle.  Doing 500 crunches, and […]

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Butt Blast

February 9, 2010

  Warmer months are rising on the horizon.  So, the butt blast (just a fun alliteration for a body weight glute workout) will help girls get ready for their bikinis and guys for their speedos (if you’re ready to take that plunge).  Whatever the case may be, here is a good introductory home workout.    […]

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Morning Push-up Workout

February 6, 2010

Push-ups!  They provide a great upper body workout.  Unfortunately, they can become monotonous.  Therefore, I suggest variations of the traditional push-up as a way to breath new life into an old routine.  Below is a list ten different ways to execute a push-up:   1. Wide grip (extend the hand placement slightly beyond shorter width) […]

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Pull-up Workout

February 3, 2010

Franco Columbo completing a pull-up.   Pull-ups are one of the best upper body workouts you can do.  In particular, they are beneficial to anyone involved in Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu (BJJ), Submission Wrestling, or Judo.  The pulling motion of the exercises is directly applicable to the activity of grappling.    One great way to execute a […]

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Blackjack Workout

January 31, 2010

This is the “Blackjack Workout.” It was made popular by John Hackleman (trainer of former UFC Light Heavyweight Champion Chuck Liddell). As I understand it, you can do either Dive Bomber push-ups or Hindu push-ups for this workout. Whatever you decide, this home workout is a grinder. 20 Burpees 1 Dive Bomber/Hindu Push-Up 19 Burpees […]

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Herschel Walker’s Home Workout

January 31, 2010

Tonight the former All Pro Running Back, Herschel Walker, made an impressive debut on the Strikeforce (MMA) card with a third round victory over Greg Nagy. What some people may not know is that Herschel Walker’s athletic career began with his own version of the home workout. In the video below, Herschal Walker describes how, […]

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The Hindu Push-up

January 30, 2010

The Great Gama One of the best exercises you can do in a home workout is the Hindu Push-up (also called dand).  The Hindu Push-up has become extremely popular because of the books and videos from Matt Furey (who was influenced by the late shootwrestler and Olympian Karl Gotch).  The push-up received its name from the […]

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Beginner Lower Body Workout Routine

January 29, 2010

Beginner Lower Body Workout Routine This is a good workout for a man or woman in decent shape (harder workouts will come along shortly). Notice, this is a home workout which requires no equipment and little time. Think of it as a no cost Boot Camp. Heck, you don’t even need to leave your bedroom […]

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