Category Archive: Home Workout

500m Split – What does it Mean?

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For the on-water rowing community, the common measure of pace is generally “time per 500 meters,” which can be more clearly stated as “how long it takes you to row 500 meters.” This… Continue reading

The 10 Best CrossFit Exercises to Get Guys Ripped

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They’re at your office, they’re in your neighborhood and they’re always getting in your way at the produce aisle. That’s right, they’re CrossFitters — that weightlifting, handstand-walking, Paleo-dieting community of individuals. This total-body-conditioning… Continue reading

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The 17-Minute Workout

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Even if you’re not a workout buff, you’ve probably heard of HIIT workouts — aka high-intensity interval training. It’s comprised of quick bursts of activity followed by short recovery periods. HIIT is the… Continue reading

Improve Your Pull Up – 3 Easy Tips

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The pull up is one of the best muscle-building exercises and it should be included in any strength training plan.  To improve your pull ups: most of the strength for your pull up… Continue reading

The Top 10 Workouts of 2017 According to Google

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Thanks to the internet, you have access to a seemingly unending supply of workouts. And thanks to our friends at Google, we were able to take a peek at the top 10 workout searches. From a… Continue reading

An Interview with Sven Kohl of Calisthenic Movement

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An Interview With Sven Kohl Of Calisthenic Movement on StraightTalkingFitness.com > 2017 is nearly over and celebrations for Christmas are about all but a few days away. It’s always nice to head into a… Continue reading

How to get a back and shoulders like an Olympic rower

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Most rowers have huge backs. Each and every muscle trained to propel a boat down the river in a constant, linear, back-and-forth movement. It also looks pretty good with a shirt on top.… Continue reading

Mat Fraser and Alex Anderson Do 15.5

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Open Workout 15.5 27 – 21 – 15 – 9 27 Calorie Row 27 Thrusters 21 Calorie Row 21 Thrusters 15 Calorie Row 15 Thrusters 9 Calorie Row 9 Thruster Men use 95… Continue reading

How the Back Pain I had was Treated

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For a number of years I did a great deal of long-haul traveling between the United States, Europe and South Africa. On arrival in Johannesburg one day I felt excruciating pain as I… Continue reading

No Limits – Indoor Rowing Explained

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It is very important to use the Ergo. Norwegians use the Ergo all the time. In Norway and other Scandinavian countries most rivers and lakes are frozen 6 months in the year the… Continue reading

3 Reasons Why You Should Never Skip Leg Day

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Sexy, sculpted pins are the gift that keeps on giving (and giving).  Leg day: It’s not just an Instagram mantra — it’s the unanimous conclusion of researchers and trainers alike. 1 They Preserve… Continue reading