The 20 Minute Workout

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A great way to get in an effective workout in minimal time is to create a circuit. In this 20 minute workout, there are four exercises to cycle through, and each minute you will change exercise. The benefit of this type of workout is the density of the training mixed with variety of muscles worked throughout the 20 minutes. By setting up the movements … Read More

Complex Barbell Exercises

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This circuit is meant to make great use of the most common implement in any gym, the barbell. This is a short burst workout made to improve anaerobic fitness. This will help strengthen the body as a whole and make you more efficient at recovering. Choose a weight that allows you to complete between 6-10 repetitions. Complete each of the … Read More

Exercise with Bands

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Exercise with bands, it is effective fitness you can take with you anywhere. Use resistance bands to strengthen your core and burn more calories. They are one of the safest and easiest ways to train without worrying about having a spotter or dropping weights. You can also take bands with you wherever; it’s great for travellers. These five multi-joint band exercises … Read More

Fitness Focus: Transverse Abdominis – Your Natural Weightlifting Belt

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First things first, get your nutrition in order or you’ll never have visible abs. Now that the completely obvious is out of the way, let’s talk ab training. The transverse abdominis (TA) involuntarily contracts during many lifts; it is the body’s natural weight-lifting belt, stabilizing the spine and pelvis during lifting movements. The TA helps to compress the ribs and … Read More

Interval Training: Beast Workout

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When you think “exercise”, some might assume you’re talking about sitting on a bench and lifting some weights, while others might assume you mean going for a 5km run. In reality both are correct when you refer to the definition of the word ‘exercise’ to mean a “physical activity that is done in order to become stronger and healthier”. (Merriam-Webster, … Read More