Tag: High Intensity Interval Training

  • Spook-tacular Workout

    “Halloween” is no excuse to pass on today’s workout! Plus, you will feel better after indulging in a bite-size Snicker bar or two later on! 8 Exercises to Get Your Vampire-blood Flowing Mummy Sit-Ups: 45 seconds Start: Lie on your back with legs straight and hands on thighs. Inhale. Exhaling while you engage your core and  slowly sit […]

  • Weekend Warrior Challenge

    Challenge #4 What is Plyometrics? “How many times a week should I do a plyometric workout?“ This form of exercise should not be performed every day because your muscles need to recover from the intense high impact exercise. A 48-hour rest period between plyometric circuits is recommended.  Plyometric exercises are not recommended for novice exercisers, or […]

  • Exercise to Reach Your 2015 Goals: Part 1

    Goal #1 Losing Weight Exercise can facilitate a weight loss program, however you cannot neglect diet. Increase your cardiovascular activity to burn excess calories. Perform 150 minutes of light to moderate cardiovascular activity each week (30 minutes, 5 days per week) to start your aerobic program.  After 4 to 6 weeks, incorporate high intensity interval […]

  • Fierce Fall Challenge #8

    Have you completed each challenge the past 7 weeks? Complete the final challenge today and win a free E-book: 5 Quick, Healthy Meals for the Week! Details: Submit a video performing each exercise.  All 8 fitness challenges must be included to qualify.  Email videos to robin.crunch@gmail.com (include videos in body of email) or post videos to comment section below. CHALLENGE […]

  • Weekend Workout!

    Do you want to get more out of your workout this weekend?  Do you want to enjoy your next sweat session? Turn up your favorite tunes! Recent  research performed by Matthew Stork at McMaster University in Hamilton, Ontario examined people’s perceptions of high-intensity interval training, and whether Stork and his colleagues could change their feelings about the difficulty of the […]

  • Fierce Fall Challenge #3

    8 weeks  –  1 fitness challenge each week CHALLENGE #3 Time for Cardio! Interval Training: Tabata Style 15-Minutes Total 3 Rounds: 8 repetitions in each  4-Minutes each Round 1-Minute Recovery after each Round 20 Second Sprint – 10 Second Jog 20 Second Sprint – 10 Second Jog 20 Second Sprint – 10 Second Jog 20 Second Sprint – 10 Second Jog 20 Second Sprint – 10 Second Jog 20 Second Sprint – 10 Second Jog […]

  • Quick Morning Workout

    WAKE UP, Sleepyhead!! It’s Time for your Quick Morning Workout! Duration: Less than 20 minutes! Step 1: Warm-Up (6 minutes) Arm Circles: 30 seconds Chest Expander: 30 seconds http://youtu.be/oBy28yST0jg via JakesHomeWorkouts Calf Raises: 30 seconds Running in Place: 30 seconds High Knees: 30 seconds http://youtu.be/bZUfaLxJ36M via Howcast Butt Kicks: 30 seconds http://youtu.be/D_qMNWY0tHo via Howcast Backward Lunge with Front […]

  • Weekend Tabata Drill

    How will you get your fitness on this weekend? How about sweating through a Tabata Circuit for your workout? Power through the drill below, or apply the Tabata style to your own drill! The Basics: 20 Seconds Hard Work – 10 Seconds Active Recovery – 8 Sets 5 – 10 Minute Warm-Up – Hydrate – Foam Roll – Stretch Round […]

  • Rules for Exercising, Eating, and Entity

    Are you an elite competitor training for the next bodybuilding event? Or, Are you a fitness novice struggling to adopt a stable exercise routine? Or,  Are you some place in the middle maintaining an active, healthy lifestyle, while always in search of ways to increase your stamina, muscle mass, and improve diet? According to Jim Stoppani, Ph.D, […]

  • Simplify Your Fitness and Try a HIIT Work Out Today!

    Many of us have busy lives, which often allows little time to exercise.  The solution? High Intensity Interval Training, or “HIIT.”  HIIT enables you to work out for less time and receive better results.  This heart-pumping, vigorous type of training features short, intense cardiovascular exercises designed to enhance athletic performance and overall health and fitness levels. To begin a HIIT […]