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Monthly Archives: November 2009

Burn off the Holiday Fat with Fighter Workouts

We’ve seen an enormous shift in the training systems of many world class athletes. There was once a time where combat athletes such as martial artists, boxers, and wrestlers refrained from using heavy weight lifting. They used primarily bodyweight calisthenics. Movements such as pushups, pullups,

Two Tips to Get Bigger Muscles with Bodyweight Squats

Are you afraid of change? Change is such an interesting word. Change, variety, and “switch it up” are often popular buzz words thrown at people in the fitness industry. Many people talk about changing up their workouts, but few people do it. The perfect example

How to Get Started with Russian Kettlebells

The following is a guest post from Nathan Donahue from Kettlebell Planet. I first learned about Russian Kettlebells in 2002 while reading Pavel Tsatsouline’s Power to the People. As a competitive powerlifter I was always looking for new ways to get stronger and Pavel’s writing

Most Intense Kettlebell Circuit Ever!

One of the best ways to lose fat with Kettlebells is circuit training. The other day, I was just playing around with some exercises, and thought of a really cool circuit you can do. I didn’t anticipate just how difficult this circuit was going to

Kettlebell Workouts: Pros and Cons

Kettlebell workouts provide a complete strength training, balance, and cardiovascular workout. However, do Kettlebell workouts really produce the results the experts claim they do? Or are they just over-hyped pieces of over priced iron? Well, you’ll find the answers to these questions in this article.

Kettlebell Ab Exercises for a Strong Midsection

Everyday, there are thousands of workouts, exercises, and articles being published on the Internet about abdominal training. Most of these training guides are absolutely wrong when it comes to developing strong, functional abdominals. This is the reason why individuals perform endless situps and crunches on

6 Kettlebell Concepts You Should Know

Kettlebells are quickly increasing in popularity. It used to be that just a few thousand fitness enthusiasts were training with these unique looking objects. Thee days, almost everyone from world-class athletes, bodybuilders, movie stars, busy professionals, teenagers, and stay at home moms are starting to

Make your Cardio Fun with Kettlebell Cardio

Here’s something that people don’t tell you about burning calories: the harder you work, the more calories you burn. One obvious example is a sprinter and a jogger. Sprinters work much harder than joggers. Their goal is to expend as much energy in as little

Intervals Exercise

My friend Harry asked me to develop a workout with the following specs: 1. Eight-exercise inverval 2. Challenging to the whole body 3. Doable at home with limited, inexpensive equipement 4. Fast 5. Can benefit all levels of fitness So lets take this step by

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High Intensity Training Workouts

Moderate training will get you moderate results. It’s as simple as that. In order to truly excel in your fitness goals you need to be constantly taking it to the next level. Taking it to the next level means training heavy. Forget about training for