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5 Simple Total Body Home Exercises

Posted by Tee Major Fitness Store on

When we bodyweight train, the upper and lower body must interact together in constant connection. Kinesthetically we refer to this as successive contraction, or like flicking dominoes to make them fall consecutively. Movement begins in the feet with a sense of being rooted from below the earth. Those who have had a chance to train with me know that when I teach the plank, for example, I always cue from the feet first. "Push back into your heels and drive the toes towards the shins and into the ground." Then we bring that ground strength up through the legs by squeezing...

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Simplicity = Truth

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Simplicity.Indeed, it is difficult to see fitness as simple. Our minds are very complex, and it is easy to be distracted or confused by all of the noise filling the fitness space. It is even more difficult to stay motivated in a world that places aesthetics and superficiality above form and function. How is it possible to know what is real of fake? How can we know what is truth or fiction? How is it possible to achieve what we want to achieve when we have to sift through all this noise?Getting back to basics avoids the superficial, clears the complex,...

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3 Ways To Get More From Your Workout

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Use the following three tips to bring your routine up to the next level: 1. Be Unstable: Use your entire body, and target your core, by performing exercises that engage stabilizing muscles. To do this use an exercise ball, a balance board, a balance disk, or you could simply stand on one leg.  2. Add Resistance: The more resistance that you incorporate with your routine translates into higher intensity and more calories burned. Some ideas for adding resistance include: carrying dumbbells while doing lunges, wearing a weighted vest while walking or jogging, or putting a weight between your feet while doing leg raises....

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9 Bodyweight Exercises You Can Do With Nothing More Than Your Floor

Posted by Tee Major Fitness Store on

Did you miss another workout AGAIN!? Why? Let me guess, you didn't have the equipment. Well, I hear this excuse all the time. So in the spirit of trying to make your situation easier, and your workout harder, I've put together this list of bodyweight exercises you can do with nothing more than your home floor.All of the below movements can be found in my BW44 Program that advances you along in your bodyweight journey from beginner to advanced.

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4 Bodyweight Exercises For Toned Legs

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Wish your legs were more toned and looked better in shorts and swimsuits? Today I’ve got 4 moves that specifically target your thighs in the most fat blasting way. To get the thighs you want, you’re going to have to get moving. With these four exercises, your thighs will be on the way to toned in no time.Toned Thigh Move #1: SquatIt’s basic, you know how to do it, and it will give you incredible results. Whether you choose to go with or without weights, squatting is the fundamental move you should cling to if shapely thighs are your goal. To perform a...

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