Category Archive: Home Workout

An All-New Way to Do Mountain Climbers


Burpees are the trendy way to blast fat with just your body weight. And if you like those, you’ll love this new version of the mountain climber, courtesy of Men’s Health Fitness Director… Continue reading

Crossfit WOD Run and Squat


I have done many marathons and ultra-marathons in years gone by and I still enjoy a 10K run whenever time permits. After reading a couple of articles about CrossFit and learning how effective… Continue reading

Is the 1-Minute Workout a Myth?


By Marygrace Taylor* “I have tons of free time to work out!” said no one ever. It’s no secret that regular exercise is essential for your health and wellbeing. But when you constantly… Continue reading

3 CrossFit Workouts You Can Do Without the Gym


by ERIC VELAZQUEZ* CrossFit is everywhere. It’s spawned a vernacular with terms like “WOD” (workout of the day), “firebreather” and “Rx’d.” CrossFit’s dedicated masses have infiltrated our workplaces, our schools and our homes.… Continue reading

The Shoulders and Arms Triple Crush


By BJ Gaddour at Men’s Health >

The Best Piece of Gym Equipment You’re Not Using


by SARA HENDERSHOT* Overview The rowing machine. You’ve seen it in the corner of countless gyms, lonely and unused. So what is this thing? How do you use it? And why should you… Continue reading

CrossFit – “Jared” Hero WOD


CrossFit – WOD Demo with CrossFit West Santa Cruz


What is CrossFit?


What is CrossFit? CrossFit is an effective way to get fit. Anyone can do it. It is a fitness program that combines a wide variety of functional movements into a timed or scored… Continue reading

The Best Chest Exercises for Men and Women at Home


No gym membership? No problem. If you want a great physique — the toned and muscled chest — you don’t even need to leave the house to get it. With just your own… Continue reading

Testing my maxes: DIPS and PISTOL SQUATS!


The halfway test week of Calisthenic Movement’s Level 5 program is all but done and dusted. I’ve finally got the last 2 moves wrapped up and ready to share with you! Today was… Continue reading

12 Workouts to Improve your Mood


By nature, humans are moody creatures. And as much as we’d love to feel good and be happy all the time, it’s not always possible. Sometimes we’re anxious, distracted, sad, angry, exhausted, anxious… Continue reading

Testing my Maxes: L Sits and Pull Ups!


Originally posted on Straight Talking Fitness:
Following on from Wednesday’s testing of Skin The Cats & Handstand Push ups, it was time to test my L-sit and Pull up, as part of Calisthenic…

Dueling Quarterback Diets: Matt Ryan vs. Tom Brady


Nutrition experts discuss the diets of dueling NFL quarterbacks Tom Brady and Matt Ryan. It’s a pretty good bet that NFL quarterbacks Tom Brady and Matt Ryan aren’t eating anything close to what… Continue reading

10 Body-Fat Burning Moves


   I’ve always been drawn to the decathlon — I’m amazed at how these athletes can excel in 10 different events. It’s an incredible feat, and as an added bonus, decathletes (and heptathletes… Continue reading