Workout # 7This was a pretty narly workout for a light class, but you guys can handle it.Warm up2i@10x10: P Jacks>Skaters>Push up Jacks>Ski abs1i@ 60 sec: Burpess w/ jump clap: not a fun exerciseWork1i@ 20>15>10: Plank up downs>1/2 Push up holds>Forearm plank3i@10x10: Forearm plank push backs>Pike ups4i@10x10: MTNC>Ski abs>oblique crunches (no pushups)
Clients and friends frequently ask me how to train for various events and activities. Spring is upon us, which means motorcycle enthusiasts and scooter riders (expecially in the city) are hitting the road, making fitness for riders a hot topic. Riding a motorcycle or scooter is a fun and challenging activity. It’s a great way to get where you’re going, escape from the everyday doldrums, spend time alone in the outdoors, and learn a lot about yourself while exploring new places.
A friend I have is considering a career change in her 30s and asked me my opinion via text. I shot back quickly without almost thinking "I've never regretted my switch at 30". After I had replied, I stared at my reply for a bit; wow, I truly have never regretted my decision to completely change careers at the age of 30. There certainly have been bumps along the road as I entered my new journey.It was a huge risk for me and my family to undertake, and the reward has been huge. I've just had to be creative in what I view as a reward.
What tools does Robert Downey Jr. use to get into super shape when it’s time to become Iron Man? Well, the CrossCore® War Machine® Rotational Bodyweight Trainer™ played a big part in this summer’s The Avengers as well as the 2010 blockbuster Iron Man 2. In order to gain 25 lbs. of muscle, Downey Jr.’s trainer, Brad Bose, put him on a 5,000 calorie per day diet and specially designed a muscle building workout routine including the CrossCore® War Machine® Rotational Bodyweight Trainer™, sandbags, kettlebells and a few other training tools.
MORNING CUP OF MOTIVATION: YOU are fearfully and wonderfully made. Peculiar and UNIQUE. When you shine, I shine and then we ALL shine together.
"Nothing can dim the light which shines from within." Maya Angelou UNITY is a race of ONE created to be UNIQUE. It takes Courage to stand out and not blend in.
Wowee! This is a big one. I am always telling our team of fit pros that they have the magic pill.That they carry the prescription to wellness for the masses inside them. They have the power to change lives through fitness. This just proves it again.... check out http://preventdisease.com/home/tips42.shtml for information about how exercise can prevent some forms of cancer.
Corporate wellness professionals can have a difficult time impressing the benefits of exercise on executives. Here’s another study to add to the growing arsenal of reasons why employers should increase focus on employee wellness pursuits. According to researchers from the Karolinska Institute in Stockholm, workers who receive time off specifically for exercise may be more productive.
I had not intended that this blog would go beyond things relating to fitness but it is a deep desire on my part to be on record about a subject that is currently hotly discussed in North Carolina. Amendment One is a proposed constitutional amendment which, if passed, would codify into the constitution of North Carolina that the only legally recognized relationship between two people is a marriage between a man and a woman.