I've been doing that pull-up program we posted two weeks ago, and guess what? It works. At the beginning, I could do about half a pull-up, and now I can get my nose up to the bar. I also more than doubled the amount of time I can hang from the bar with my arms flexed. Here's how I did it.
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I did box jumps for the first time last week. I mean, I've probably jumped on boxes before, but I only recently visited a gym that had a dedicated plyo box. A box made for jumping. It was fun.
Breaking up long hours of sitting with stretching or walking breaks sounds very nice in theory, but putting it into practice is easier said than done. Well, here's a yoga routine that takes you only three minutes to complete. (Plus, you don't even have to leave your desk!)
Sitting in front of a screen all day can wreak havoc on the spine. Our posture changes, and that can cause some serious long-term damage. Dr. Eric Goodman, creator of the Foundation Training program, offers these three no-equipment exercises to help.
A suspension trainer like TRX is a great way to make your home workouts more flexible and challenging: just hook the set of straps to a door or other sturdy anchor, and you're ready to go. This clickable graphic gives you a ton of ideas for what to do once you're set up.