Marine Training Program

The other day my friend said he wants to join the military to pay for Law School. He then asked me if my workouts would be able to prepare him for military. I did some research and found out that basic training for all branches of the military focuses on four exercises: Pushups Pullups Situps

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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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Forget Isolation Movements: Three Bodyweight Movements that work 80% of your Body

Note, this is the second installment of the article “How to Design a Perfectly Balanced Full Body Bodyweight Workout.” I just didn’t feel like using the same title. I hope you understand. In part one of this article, the goal was to get someone who’s used to bodybuilding, isolation-type training to recognize and understand the

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Circuit Training Method #7: Timed Circuits

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 Circuit Training Method #4: Interval Circuits Circuit Training Method #5: Circuit Pyramids Circuit Training Method #6: Alternating Circuits

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Monday, May 4, 2009

10 rounds of: 2 Pullups 5 Chair Dips Each round lasts 2 minutes – finish the set, and rest for the remainder of 2 min. less than 5 seconds ago Notes: I tried to do the crossover/burpee workout, but my right rib was bothering me. Everytime I jumped there was some slight pain there. I

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Reader Mail: Your Bodyweight Questions Answered, Part 1

I’ve been getting a lot of great questions from Shah Training readers. Lets address some common questions: Question: I have trouble with most bodyweight programs out there because I can not do a single push-up or pull-up. Answer: The following videos present simple exercises and variations that you can perform: Pushups: Pullups: Jumping Pullups Negatives

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Circuit Training Method #6: Alternating Circuits

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 Circuit Training Method #4: Interval Circuits Circuit Training