Archive for the ‘Travel Fitness’ Category

Friday Workout of the Day

Posted on: November 1st, 2013 by paul

Its Friday and you want to get your weekend started. You know you are planning a lot of fun activities that may not tilt the health scales in your favor so what better way to pay it forward than get in a workout on Friday. This can give you piece of mind to indulge in the guilty pleasures of the weekend knowing that you won’t be putting yourself too far behind. (more…)

Wednesday Workout

Posted on: October 9th, 2013 by paul

Welcome to hump day. Jump on board with this workout to help you get through the week. A quick series of exercises will get you out of the gym quick enough to focus on more important things. Try to complete this session as fast as possible. (more…)

Monday Workout

Posted on: September 30th, 2013 by paul

Its Monday. The last thing on your list of things to do is workout. On the other hand, you had an outstanding weekend filled with some choices that didn’t meet your daily nutrition requirements so it might be a good idea to sweat out some of the damage.  (more…)

Workout of the Day: Sprints and Core

Posted on: September 27th, 2013 by paul

Even though summer is behind us, the leaves are beginning to change colours, and it isn’t likely you will be spending time by the pool anytime soon, there are still a lot of reasons to stay in shape. Besides general well-being, working out is a good habit that can positively affect the rest of your day. Also, by staying on top of your training sessions, you will not have to work as hard next spring when you want to get back in shape for summer! (more…)

Workout of the Day: Climb the Mountain

Posted on: September 11th, 2013 by paul

In an attempt to mimic the v02 max test, today’s workout will be a bike ride that continuously increases with difficulty. For anyone that has ever had to endure the real test, you know that it can be quite painful. The test pushes you to your limits. The v02 test measures the volume of oxygen your body uses while exercising at your maximum capacity. Many professional sports teams make their players complete this test before every season. (more…)

Intense Upper Body Circuit

Posted on: September 5th, 2013 by paul

Today’s workout will get your heart beating fast in your chest. Complete 5 rounds of this circuit and your body will hate you while you are battling through it but love you when its done. As always, start with a good warm up to ensure you don’t shock your system when the circuit begins.  (more…)

Bike Intervals and Circuit Training

Posted on: August 29th, 2013 by paul

It has been a long hard summer of training and it is time for a change to the regimen. Variation is an extremely important part of every workout program. For the next couple weeks, make some changes to your workouts to decrease intensity, increase duration and vary the exercises. (more…)

Boxing Workout

Posted on: August 19th, 2013 by paul

Boxing Workout

For this workout you will need to have a heavy bag, speed bag, jump rope, boxing gloves, and tie wraps. As with the boxing workouts in the past, you will complete rounds lasting 3 minutes with a 1 minute rest period during which you will have to complete 20 push ups. (more…)

Workout of the Day – Warehouse Workout

Posted on: August 14th, 2013 by paul

For today’s workout you will need a few different pieces of equipment. Its getting late in the summer so there is no shame in mixing things up a bit to spice up a training session. You will need a large tractor tire, a baseball bat, chin up bar, crate/dumbbell/barbell or something to shoulder press, and a bench or box.  (more…)

Another Workout for the Cottage

Posted on: August 11th, 2013 by paul

Its getting late in the summer so you may not have many more chances to get up to the cottage. Your motivation to workout might also be low so this workout will be short and intense to allow you to spend time following more satisfying pursuits.  (more…)