Boost your running efficiency with this post run band workout

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The workout below is designed to work on strengthening common underactive muscles in runners. Strengthening these muscles can help to avoid injury and improve running efficiency.  Here you can find another runner specific workout I created. Running long distances can put a lot of stress on the body. As you tack on the kilometers your body starts to lose form and efficiency when you begin to fatigue; which is often where overuse injuries come from. Adding a cross training routine can be said … [Read more...]

Exercises you can do with an Elastic Band: Global TV Segment February 3, 2016

Elastic Band Reverse Fly in Lunge 2 Blitz Conditioning

Elastic bands or surgical tubing are one of the most versatile and cost effective pieces of equipment that you can purchase. I would recommend buying a package with a variety of resistance levels. For most of the exercises mentionned below you should be able to perform between 12 to 15 repetitions with the band, if it's too light then use a band with more resistance. Here are some strengthening exercises that you can do: Half Squat to Leg Abduction: Tie a knot so that the straight elastic … [Read more...]

Kickin’ @$$ and making gains:

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We are all working out with a goal in mind. To achieve your goal by controlling every aspect on your path to achieve your goal is nearly impossible. Simplifying as many pieces as possible we will make the long, uphill battle, manageable. Here are a few tips and tricks that can lead you to the promise land. Perception/ Mindset: How you perceive your exercise can provide additional health accommodations. Harvard University conducted a study on this subject, “…The informed group perceived … [Read more...]

Down N’ Dirty: Workout 3

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Here is the third workout in our prep to help you get ready for the Down N' Dirty 5 km Obstacle Course!   http://youtu.be/OXlnte5IRqo   Do each exercise for 45 seconds with a 15 second break between. Go through each exercise have a 1 minute break, repeat 3-4 times. Exercises: Crocodile Walk Jack Knife 180 Squat Jumps Dive Bomb Push-Ups   If you'd like to sign up for the race click here: http://downanddirtyobstaclecourse.com/ … [Read more...]

Down N’ Dirty Workout 2

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Here is the second workout in our prep to help you get ready for the Down N' Dirty 5 km Obstacle Course!   https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=MuOAmx4AmGo   Perform each exercise for 45 seconds with a 15 second break\ You may want to do a few warm-up sets of squats, lunges, or push-ups just to get the body warmed up Go through each exercise and then take a 1 minute break before going through it all again Repeat 4 times   If you'd like to sign up for the race … [Read more...]

Down N’ Dirty Workout 1

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Here is the first workout in our prep to help you get ready for the Down N' Dirty 5 km Obstacle Course!   https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ebecDPK4-bY   Perform each exercise for 45 seconds with a 15 second break Start with the squats and work down the list to the lunging axe chops Take a 1 minute break after the last exercise Repeat  4 times If you'd like to sign up for the race click here: http://downanddirtyobstaclecourse.com/ … [Read more...]

Chris’ Bench Workout

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We should've probably labeled this as: how to use a bench for everything but what it's supposed to be used for... https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8VzxIFv-LnA&feature=youtu.be   … [Read more...]

Sid’s Inline Skating Workout

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https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=4GzH8BPxJu4&feature=youtu.be Sid is preparing for his first inline skating marathon.  Check out part of his weekly workout regimen!   … [Read more...]

Booty Workout

Amy Coppens Glute Workout

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=NnugVkGfqRM&feature=youtu.be Lots of glute activation in this video, that's why Amy is doing a lot of half movements. As soon as the pressure transfers from the glutes to the hamstrings Amy stands back up. … [Read more...]

Cool core workout!

Brett Kirkland Core Workout

Here's a really neat core workout that you can do. Do one set per side and then take a bit of a rest and repeat! https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=vJafamtsRz4&feature=youtu.be … [Read more...]