• Workout Idea of the Week: Change is Good

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    Many people are hesitant to change, not only in life, but also in their daily workout routines. To maximize results in your daily workouts, change is inevitable. I know, you have your niche, what seems to be working, and what feels good. Well, I don’t mean to be the bearer of bad news, but without […]

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  • Interval Training for Quick Weight Loss

    We all want that extra push, when we work out, to help us burn more fat. The minute you put on your workout clothes, it’s like you’re a changed person; you want to do whatever it takes to burn as much fat and calories as possible in the time provided.Sometimes, we’re even so crunched in […]

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  • 2 CrossFit Benefits

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    Do we really need another article on CrossFit? …because…why not? The rest of the internet has had their take on it, why can’t Shah Training weigh in on Crossfit? To be fair, we have written on CrossFit before: Caveman Training vs Crossfit Crossfit vs Turbulence Training Tacfit Commando vs Crossfit While these articles were great […]

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  • Best Indoor Bodyweight Workout from Jen Sinkler

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    Alright, so it’s no longer winter (at least where I’m sitting). But you can do this workout outdoors, or indoors on a rainy day: #1 Way To Combine Strength and Cardio Workouts (works REALLY well)

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  • How Many Calories Do You Need to Burn for Fat Loss?

    By Craig Ballantyne, CSCS, MS Author, Turbulence Training If you depend on classic aerobic cardio for fat loss, you probably spend 30 minutes on a machine trying to burn a set number of calories. But does that work? Does burning 500 calories per day cause you to lose 1 pound of fat per week? Well, […]

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  • 15 Minute Bodyweight Workout

    Image by abbyjane Here is a really great bodyweight workout using simple, basic movements that’ll take just 15 minutes of your time: Perform 5 rounds of: 2 minute interval: Pullups, 5 reps Pushups, 10 reps Bodyweight Squat, 20 reps 1 minute rest Here’s how to do it: Set the timer for 2 minutes, and perform […]

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  • Turbulence Training Workouts for Obese People

    Obese individuals can still follow typical Turbulence Training workouts. However, they just need to lower the intensity and change around some of the exercise selection. The main Turbulence Training principles remain the same: Use Multi-Muscle Exercises Organize them into Supersets Use Interval Training for Cardio According to Craig Ballantyne, as long as your doctor approves […]

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  • If It’s Not Measurable, Then It’s Not Manageable

    I’ve been making a HUGE mistake. I’ve been tracking my workouts, but not measuring them. Before I go any further, I should probably clarify two words: tracking and measuring. There is a difference. Tracking is the recording of an event, in our case a workout. Measuring is estimating by evaluation or comparison. Image by jeysun35 […]

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  • Turbulence Training Super Set Workouts Vs Traditional Cardio For Fat Loss

    The question is…do you really need to perform lots of cardio in order to lose fat? Or is there another, better way? Last week, someone asked me if I was “anti-cardio.” I’m not “anti-cardio.” If anything, I’m “anti-traditional cardio.” Anyone who is trying to get into good shape or lose unwanted body fat believe that […]

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  • Increase your Metabolism

    I first realized how big a role metabolism played in fat loss when I read Alwyn Cosgrove’s article on T-mag, titled the Hierarchy of Fat Loss. Cosgrove stated that the most important factor in a fat loss routine is metabolic resistance training. This includes workouts such as complexes, circuits, trisets, and supersets. The idea is to get your heart rate up and keep it up while lifting moderate to heavy weights.

    I liked this approach to training much better than doing steady state cardio, and so I gave it a try. By the time I had lost 15 lbs, I had developed four methods vital to fat loss: heavy training, metabolic resistance training, aerobic training, and anaerobic interval training. Then than list was refined to include only metabolic resistance training, heavy training, and eating a lot to maximize your resting metabolic rate.

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