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This quick-fix workout takes just ten minutes to complete and will torch a huge number of calories both during and after your session as your body tries to recover from the high-intensity work. “This is a great session that will test your grip and lower-body strength endurance,” says Olli Foxley of W10 Performance. “The descending rep scheme will give you some light at the end of the tunnel and allows you to maintain good technique.” If you don’t have a sled in your gym you can do a farmer’s walk, where you carry dumbbells over a set distance, although you will find that particular substitution poses an even greater challenge to your grip strength.
It can sometimes feel like the fitness industry is in a constant rush to find the next big thing – the new diet, workout class or item of training kit that will get amazing results. In the process, everyone ends up overlooking tried-and-tested tools that do an outstanding job. Take the dumbbell, for example…
Trail Running Technique Tips.
Once you leave the pavement, it’s less simple than left foot, right foot. Here’s how to change your movement from the ground up
Going on a day hike can be an exhilarating experience that leaves you with a sense of accomplishment and a renewed connection with nature. From breathtaking scenery to once-in-a-lifetime wildlife encounters, you never know what you might discover out on the trail.
When you’re in the gym and want a complete workout but are short on time, make a beeline for the rowing machines. You’ll strengthen muscles all over your body and boost your cardiovascular fitness to boot, and if you push the pace it takes no time at all to completely exhaust yourself on a rower, burning a proverbial boatload of calories in the process.
Perhaps you’ve heard the phrase “abs are built in the kitchen.” And while there is some level of truth to this maxim, the idea obscures the fact that exercising your core is about so much more than aesthetics.
Friends don’t let friends skip leg day! Not only are many muscles in your lower body, such as your glutes, part of your core, but these are also the muscles that literally get us around every day. By maintaining a strong lower body, you’ll help stabilize your core, increase balance and look great. While we…
If you find it difficult to stick to a workout routine for long, you’re not alone. For many people, the challenge of keeping to a regular workout schedule isn’t necessarily the effort that is required, but the boredom that often comes with time. This might occur after just a few weeks of doing the same…