Category Archive: Workout

Anatomy of a Rower: Does Damir Martin have the Strongest Legs of any Olympic athlete?

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Rowing: the full package for an Olympic athlete Body shape of a rower = stroke rate x stroke length Elite rowers: tall, muscular and lean Damir weighs 102.8 Kg Damir Martins’ sessions: 20K… Continue reading

Bigger Arms for Better Health and Longer Life?

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11/14 Arm Yourself When doctors kept track of 4,000 men between ages 60 and 79 to figure out their body composition, they found that along with slimmer waists, bigger arms seemed to predict… Continue reading

14 Best Foods to Fight Muscle Cramps

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1/16 Eat to Beat Them Muscle cramps happen when your muscles tense up and you can’t relax them. While painful, usually you can treat them yourself. Exercise, dehydration, and menstruation are common causes.… Continue reading

The 6 Rules of Gaining Muscle Mass

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Here’s the frustrating truth: Most guys spend their entire life going to gyms, performing endless reps and sets, and never gaining more than a few pounds of muscle. You sacrifice sweat, invest in… Continue reading

Sweet 16 as Chad Le Clos Carves out more Games History

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Chad le Clos is the South African swimmer who has taken the world by storm becoming Olympic, World and Commonwealth Champion, as well as winning FINA World Swimmer of the Year. He became… Continue reading

What the World’s Fittest Vegan Eats for Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner

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If you’re thinking about switching to a plant-based diet, Rich Roll can help. The ultra-endurance athlete and best-selling author went vegan when his health took a nosedive right before his 40th birthday, and he hasn’t looked back… Continue reading

The Swing-and-Squat Combo

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How to Perform a Weighted Situp

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  The weighted sit-up also known as the kettlebell sit-up is a tough exercise but it’s totally worth it if you want a nice set of abs. HOW TO DO IT: For this… Continue reading

Go Row Indoor Technique Video – British Rowing

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British Rowing   “Indoor rowing is one of the best ways to get fit and keep fit” Alex Gregory, MBE, a two-time Olympic Gold medallist.   Note: Recovery should take twice as long as… Continue reading

Go Row Indoor 20 minute Workout Class – British Rowing

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Best and Worst Workouts according to Science

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1/16 Go for It: Pilates It’s a low-impact workout that focuses on your core — your hips, back, and abs. It uses your own body as resistance and taps into the mind-body connection.… Continue reading

The Single Best Squat

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take 4 seconds to slowly lower to the bottom position hold for 4 secs in the bottom position Build-up: 3-5 sets of 6-10 reps once you can do 10 reps in every set,… Continue reading