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Make Your EXERCISE Routine A Total Knockout

Exercise Routine: Grappling is my first and forever love. That will be an awkward conversation with my future wife. My love of grappling eventually led to an appreciation and fondness for other forms of unarmed combat. It didn’t hurt that I had Bruce Lee movies and Rocky to watch as a kid. I grew up in […]

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Anytime, Anywhere Exercise Routines

Exercise Routines: There is nothing like the feeling of strong, vibrant movement in wide-open spaces. Something just feels right about those workouts that break us out of the gym confines and allow us to explore a more three-dimensional, undomesticated fitness experience. We were made to run free, climb trees, swim, and carry essential materials. Unfortunately, sometimes […]

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Walls, Bands, and Benches: Adaptable Workouts for Chaos, Limitation, and Variety

Adaptable Workouts Variety: Routines are essential for sustainable success, but sometimes your plan blows up. When this happens you must remember that exercise is too important to concede defeat. Sure, missing one day’s plan isn’t the end of the world, but it sacrifices the opportunity to adapt. Paradoxically, it is often life’s limitations that prompt the […]

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Gain Massive Size and Strength with this Pullover and Bench Press Combo

Looking for a unique way to thrash your entire upper body and core and gain strength?  Try this barbell negative pullover to dead stop bench press.  These can be performed in a power rack or squat cage as in the second variation.  So why are these so effective?  Here’s why: PULLOVERS ROCK- GAIN STRENGTH Pullovers […]

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USE THIS EXERCISE TO BLAST YOUR CHEST AND CORE

Although it looks a bit funky exercise to take your chest and core strength to the next level.  Essentially you’re combining three of my favorite techniques into one exercise namely the “T-bench” technique, “head off” protocol, and “half-body off” position. There are several reasons why this is so effective: 1. Performing chest presses widthwise on […]

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A BETTER WAY TO USE THE TRAP BAR WITH THE LONGITUDINAL TRAP BAR PROTOCOL

Better way to use the trap bar: The trap bar is one of my favorite specialty bars for incorporating into various movements and exercises. Recently I’ve been experimenting with some unique variations that I refer to as longitudinal trap bar movement. In many ways, they have additional benefits over traditional trap bar exercises. To perform these is […]

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8 Great Exercises that Keep Teenage Girls Fit

Every day, teenagers come home from school, accomplish homework, surf the Internet, watch television, or engage in many other sedentary activities. With concerns about obesity growing in America, these adolescents should establish a fitness routine early in life, setting themselves up for success in health. Specifically, teenage girls can perform several challenging exercises outlined below […]

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BUILD BODY AWARENESS UPSIDE DOWN

Body awareness is most important while there’s some debate in the functional fitness world whether handstand holds, handstand walks and handstand push-ups should be considered functional movements, I would say it doesn’t really matter. Because… People want to learn them. They’re a cool party trick, they’re satisfying to learn, and they make you feel young […]

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Choosing the Right Workout Clothes

After a hard workout, you’ll feel exhausted, tired, sore, fantastic — and will probably be covered in sweat. Believe it or not, the clothes you wear for a workout can make a difference in how you feel after exercise. Several factors can affect how comfortable your workout clothes are, including the fabric they’re made of and whether […]

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Work Your Chest, Back, and Shoulders With This Upper-Body Barbell Workout

All of the exercises in this upper-body workout are basic moves that are commonly done with different types of equipment—like barbell or kettlebells—but the barbell is a great tool to use if your goal is to get stronger, says Morit Summers, certified personal trainer, and owner of Form Fitness Brooklyn. That’s because it’s super easy to add weight to […]

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