Bodyweight Training

The 8-Week Core Program, the Six-Pack, and the Christian

The 8-week Core Program   The following 8-week core program targets all the areas of your core to develop strength. The core, made up of your upper/lower abs, obliques, and lower back, is one of the most important muscle groups for functional movement. It provides your body with stability, a strong base for the torso and lower body movements, and

Outdoor Workout: HIIT Picnic Table Edition

The Outdoor Workout Invasion A few weekends ago, there was a Saturday that was blessed with incredible weather. It was a breezy 75 degrees, with blue skies and clear sunlight. Perfect temperature for an outdoor workout, so I snuck out of the house to my local park to exercise. This local park has two sections, one with a playground and

The 10 Minute Warm Up

Don’t Skip the Warm Up Warm up routines are skipped more than breakfasts on busy mornings, advertisements before YouTube videos, and unwanted songs in a Spotify playlist.  I have certainly skipped my fair share (of warm ups I mean). And I have regretted it each time.  The following is a 10 minute warm up that you can add to your

10 Minute Morning Workout

The American Heart Association reports that since 1950, sedentary jobs have increased over 83%. This is a staggering statistic, and indicative of a multi-generational shift in how work is done. Post-2020, as companies are grappling with how much remote work to allow, the sedentary job market will likely continue to expand, which will result in more sitting, more stationary minutes in

10 Minute Ab Workout With Your Kids

In a previous post, I share 6 reasons why you should master bodyweight movements. One of these reasons is Teachability. Once you know how to do the flagship bodyweight movements, you can teach them to and perform them alongside your children. In this post, I want to take Teachability one step further and apply it in a workout that strengthens

Bodyweight Workouts: Progression and Regression

Progression and Regression for Bodyweight Workouts In bodyweight workouts you can progress (make harder) and regress (make easier) the difficulty of any bodyweight movement. If you are advanced you can progress bodyweight exercises to match your strength level, and if you are a beginner you can regress any bodyweight exercises to adapt to your own level of fitness. As you

Bodyweight Training: 6 Reasons Why You Should Master It

Four months into my marriage, my wife and I moved from a college town in Texas to a Hudson River town 40 minutes north of New York City. Calling this move an ‘adjustment’ would be a gross understatement.   Prior to this move, I had spent the previous 18 months focusing on a combination of weight training and indoor rock-climbing