The Most Savage Workouts – How To Stay In Shape After Gymnastics

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It’s that time of year again and my heart is heavy as I say goodbye to some of my wonderful kids. They are moving on, away from a sport that has given them the kind of strength and coordination that nothing else can and for that reason they need something to keep them going. Hitting […]

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If You Want Change… Change.

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It’s been a while since I have posted here, and probably a big reason why I feel like I have stalled in my progress. Not being accountable even to strangers on the internet is a liberating and damning situation. I have said before that going to the gym at LA Fitness is making me bored […]

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Christmas Countdown Workouts – Cardio

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It’s Christmas, that doesn’t mean anyone gets out of doing cardio…

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Christmas Countdown Workouts – Legs and Abs

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This one is kind of leaning towards Cardio, but as you will see tomorrow there is a special cardio day with all the festive trimmings…

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Christmas Countdown Workouts – Bootcamp

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At Christmas as the mood lightens I like to give my kids some fun things to do for conditioning which usually just means a 12 Days Of Christmas theme. This year is no exception so here you are, the next 3 days will contain my Christmas Cracker workouts. Merry early Christmas.

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My Coast, Thanks To LA Fitness

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I have been out of the gym for literally years, at home doing barbell related and bootcamp / HIIT / WOD style workouts. I loved having enough equipment at home that I could easily do my deadlifting, squatting and other Oly lifting stuff and that I was creative enough to make wallballs, parallettes and other […]

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Frosh Week Is Over. The Punishment Never Ends…

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What now? Frosh Week is over, there will be a maximum of 3 workouts posted here each week from gym so what do you do in the mean time? In other words, how do I build my own workout. Here’s a quick method. How many workouts a week? Should be 6 so I will go […]

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Frosh Week Day 6 – The Last Day (Be A Gymnast)

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Since most of the people who this is aimed at are previous gymnasts this should be easy. For the rest of the world you need to start working on your gymnastics skills. It’s a tough sport to compete in but the skills you develop as a gymnast are valuable for all aspects of sport and […]

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Frosh Week Day 3 – Warmup and Stretch

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Time for a rest, of course only if you have done the previous 2 days. This is not so much a day off as a chance to work back into your flexibility and is something that, if you don’t do yoga at the Student Gym, you are going to need to do twice a week. […]

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Frosh Week Day 2 Legs and Abs

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Sticking with the HIIT format for the week in case you were wondering. Here is day 2: 5 rounds or until you vomit stale beer. 100 walking lunge 25 vsnaps 20 burpee tuck jumps 25 squats 20 pushup burpees 25 full situps 100 walking lunge

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