Tabata Workout

Tabata

For today’s bootcamp class I incorporated Tabata training.  Currently we have limited equipment for the bootcamp; light free weights and stability balls.  I have to get pretty creative to keep things interesting until new equipment arrives.  I like to keep heart rates up throughout the class to make the most out of one hour combining […]

A Hill Workout from a Different Life

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Appears courtesy of Fast and Furious Fitness. As regular readers of my blog know, I was posted in China a few years ago. My last posting was in the U.S., and while I used to work out regularly in the US, and continued to do so when I came to China, for some reason, I […]

Training Log Army Ten Miler Final Week (Week 5)

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 Appears courtesy of Running With Perseverance. I can’t believe that the Army Ten Miler is only a few days away!  (You can see my training log for week one here, week two here, week three here and week four here). My main goal for the ATM is to cross the finish line smiling, which is […]

Training Log: Army Ten Miler (Week 4)

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Appears courtesy of Running with Perseverance. Welcome to my training log for my last full week of training for the Army Ten Miler on October 9, 2011.  (You can see how I did during week one here, week two here and week three here). My main goal for the ATM is to cross the finish […]

Training Log: Army Ten Miler (Week 3)

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Appears courtesy of Running With Perseverance. Welcome to my week 3 training log for the Army Ten Miler on October 9, 2011.  (You can see how I did during week one here and week two here). My main goal for the ATM is to cross the finish line smiling, which is no small feat for […]

Training Log-Army Ten Miler (Week 2)

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Appears courtesy of Running With Perseverance. Welcome to my week 2 training log for the Army Ten Miler on October 9, 2011.  (You can see how I kicked-off week one here). My main goal for the ATM is to cross the finish line smiling, which is no small feat for this particular event!  Based on […]

Don’t Like to Plan Workouts? You’re Missing These Key Advantages

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Appears courtesy of Get Fit Naturally. When developing an exercise routine, it is helpful to have a goal in mind. This helps turn a fitness routine into a habit, keeps you focused, and helps to ensure success. Begin by recording your weight and body measurements such as arms, chest, abs, hips and thighs. Then take […]

What is Circuit Training?

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Appears courtesy of Team Intrafit. Circuit training refers to a number of carefully selected exercises arranged consecutively.  Circuit training was first developed in 1953 by R.E. Morgan and G.T. Anderson at the University of Leeds in England. Aerobic circuit training is a form of conditioning combining resistance training and high-intensity aerobics.  Add a 30-second to […]

Do You Like to Cross Train?

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Appears courtesy of Heather from DietitianOnTheRun. Every training plan includes rest days, and cross-training days – whether or not that suggestion is used wisely is entirely up to you. I have chosen Runner’s World Smart Coach Training tool for numerous races in the past; it has never failed me, but I’ve never used it to the full […]