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  • Dumbbell Interval Exercises for Beginners

    There is a 1996 study published by Dr. Izumi Tabata which revealed to both athletic coaches and personal trainers just how useful tabata intervals could be. Since this study, the Tabata Interval method has become extremely popular. This method involves performing an exercise for 20 seconds, followed by a 10 second break. This is repeated […]

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  • Dumbbell Cardio Workout for Beginners

    When was the last time you were REALLY excited to do some cardio? Doing traditional forms of cardio such as cycling or running on a treadmill are as exciting as sitting in the waiting room of an accountant’s office. In addition, traditional forms of cardio take a long time to produce results. If you were […]

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  • Step up Your Results with this Home Fitness Workout

    Has your workout program been stalling lately? Well, I hope not. If you’ve been following my daily advice and workouts, then the last thing you should be is plateauing.

    However, we can all use a little bit of edge. Something to just push ourselves and attain new levels of fitness.

    That is the goal with the following workout. This workout is based on something I like to call Triple Supersets.

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  • Home Training With Dumbbells and Bodyweight

    If you want to get in shape at home, then you need to stay away from all those fancy and expensive infomercial products. Instead, focus on combining Dumbbells and Bodyweight exercises for effective workouts. Check out two of my favorite exercises which can be performed by anyone at any fitness level. At the end of the videos I’m going to give you a sample interval workout to help you get into shape:

    Hindu Squats – Tighten up your hips with this variation of the bodyweight squat. The main difference between a hindu squat and a bodyweight squat is that with the hindu squat you will be balancing on your toes as you go down. This gives you a deeper bend and greater hip activation than the regular squat. This movement is to be done as quickly as possible.

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  • Circuit Training Method #3: Circuit Competition

    List of posts in Circuit Training Methods for Amazing Fat Loss: Circuit Training Methods for Amazing Fat Loss – Circuit Training Method #1: Staggered Circuits Circuit Training Method #2: Random Rounds Circuit Training Method #3: Circuit Competition This is kind of like a dance off, and should be done with at least one other partner. […]

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  • Supersets Training with Dive Bombers and Kettlebell Snatches

    The following are some templates you can use to design your workouts: Superset Template One (Rounds for Time): Choose total rounds that you wish to perform (i.e. 5) Choose exercises (Choose one push up variation, and one kettlebell exercise) Choose number of repetitions per exercise (start with conservative numbers) Time the entire workout. Try to […]

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  • The Push-up Workout Program for People Who Can’t Do Push-ups

    Image by rondavis The Push-up is where it all begins. However, many beginners do not have the basic strength to start a push-up program. Here is a video to help: I have put together a short progressive routine to help you develop the required strength to perform your first full push-up. Week One: Wall Push-ups […]

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  • Fat Loss is a Battle – Workout One

    I want to start a new series here at Shah Training. The Fat Loss is a Battle (FLB) series will consist of 100 workouts designed to burn fat and increase your metabolic rate. Now, many of my workouts may be a bit to advanced for some, so I will scale the workouts for beginners, intermediates, […]

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  • Full Body Bodyweight Workout for Beginners

    5 rounds for time of:

    • Body Swings, 20 reps
    • Decline Pushups, 10 reps
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  • 6 Mistakes From a Bodyweight Training Addict

    I’m addicted to bodyweight training. I think about working out 40 times a day and is one of the main reasons why I own a fitness blog. Here are 6 mistakes I’ve made (and still sometimes do) in the past. Please learn from them because they can make the difference between progress and stupidity:

    1. I trained six times a week, and would have trained 7 times a week if I didn’t have to work on the weekends at my fathers store. I over trained like it was my job PLUS I under ate tremendously. I mean, I was actually AFRAID of FOOD!
    2. Doing 500 hindu squats a day. Hindu squats are a great exercise, but just like most things in life, if you abuse
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