Loose Reps Sink Ships

Here are some of our basic fundamentals of fitness. Let’s use our head to improve our bods. (Actually they work together for best lifelong health) Be reactive and proactive Improve all components of fitness, including strength, endurance, balance, and flexibility...

Lift and Let Lift

Adding variety to our workouts is extremely important. I believe it is the foundational key to progression, safety and health. Here are a few ways to spice it up! Combine supersets with pyramid or drop sets. Cut your weight in half and do high reps, 30 or more Do...

Life is Like a Rack of Dumbbells

Variety is key to health and fitness. Here is my personal and Weider’s lists to spark new ideas for our next workout session. WORKOUT TRAINING PRINCIPLES BY THOMPSON Integrated functional training Isometric training, strength training in which the joint angle...

It Ain’t over til the Calf Muscle Stings

Some of our fave lower leg strengtheners. CALF EXERCISES Donkey calf raise, partner on hips while doing bent over calf raises Leg press calf raise One leg jump rope One leg jumping jacks One leg leg press calf raise One leg seated calf raise One leg standing calf...

I came, I saw, I burpee’d

One of our fave Burpee-enhanced routines. Enjoy! BURPEE HEAVEN VPT WORKOUT Burpees – 1×5 Crunches Jump squat – 3×30 seconds, repeat 3 times Burpees – 1×10 Medicine ball chop – 1×20 Burpees – 1×15 Sit up Crunch – 2×12 Burpees – 1×20...

Health Wasn’t Built in a Day

Here are some of my fave keys to positive thinking and some essentials for optimal sleeping. These basics tenets can help make your life healthier and more productive! Positive Thinks: Action expresses priorities Be the change Find yourself in the service of others...