• How to Design a Superset Training Program

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    Every few years we see a new training fad in the fitness space. Sometimes old school stuff resurfaces with a new label…such as Kettlebell training and bodyweight exercises. You also have a myriad of fitness sites out there that keeps coming out with a variation on a variation on a variation promising you “new muscle […]

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  • Kettlebells plus Bodyweight Training equals Amazing Superset Workouts

    Image by fitness 102 I love superset workouts. Some of my favorite workouts involve combining bodyweight and kettlebell workouts. It just so happens that there is a trainer who’s come out with a full workout program that uses this strategy of superseting bodyweight and kettlebell exercises to create intense fat burning workouts. His name is […]

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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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  • Superset Workouts for More Muscle and Less Fat

    Superset workouts are by far the easiest way to organize workouts that allow you to put on lean muscle mass and burn lots of fat. The following are some of my best articles about superset workouts: Use Supersets to Torch Those Love Handles For More Muscle and Less Fat, Try Escalating Density Training High Intensity […]

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  • Killer 4 Minute Abs Workout at Home

    Last time, I brought you a great workout from Mike Chang of Six Pack Shortcuts. Here’s another great workout you do at home to train your abs: The Benefit of Supersetting Abs In this workout, Mike Chang does 5 rounds of Feet to Sky Corkscrews and Figure Eights. Supersetting your abs in the manner will […]

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  • Circuits vs. Supersets for Fat Loss

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    A superset is where you perform two exercises back to back with little to no rest in between. The most popular version of the superset is to perform opposing muscle groups. For example, you can do a set of pullups followed by a set of dips, so this way while you’re training your chest, your […]

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  • Supersets for Mass and Strength

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    Supersets are a great training method that can be used for building muscle, losing fat, and increasing strength. It is one of the more basic forms of training – a place to start before you start performing Trisets, Circuit Training, and Density Training. Supersets for Building Muscle You build muscle at rest. So, to maximize […]

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  • 5 Research-Proven Belly Fat Burning Tips

    5 Research-Proven Belly Fat Burning Tips By Craig Ballantyne, CSCS, MS Today I’m going to give you five RESEARCH-PROVEN methods to help you lose fat 24/7/365. Alright, let’s do this. Proven Fact #1 – Eat More Fruits & Vegetables Subjects on a low-fat diet that ate more fruits and vegetables lost more fat than another […]

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  • Interval Training with Kettlebells

    So you’ve tried interval training with cardio movements. You’ve even tried bodyweight interval workouts and dumbbell interval workouts. It’s time to know experience Kettlebell intervals. Use one of the 4 interval workout schemes turn your normal Kettlebell workouts into high intensity, puke inducing workouts: Interval Training Scheme #1: Interval Trisets A triset is simply where […]

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  • 7 Best Ways to Combine Bodyweight and Dumbbell Exercises for an Effective Workout

    There are lots of different ways to combine bodyweight and dumbbell exercises for an effective workout. Here are 7 of the best ways to do it: #7: Peripheral Heart Action (PHA) PHA is a fancy term that states that you alternate between an upper body and lower body movement. A simple and effective workout using […]

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