Gymboss Spartan Running Circuit

Running is one of the best ways to get fit and lose weight. Why? Simply put, it’s just super-accessible. You can run almost anywhere and anytime, and all you really need is a pair of suitable running shoes. You can even run barefoot if you really want to.

But, if running has a disadvantage, it is that it only really works your lower body. Running scores ten out of ten for cardiovascular conditioning, but it’s a swing and a miss for your upper body conditioning. And even though running works your legs, it’s not all that good for strengthening and toning.

With all that in mind, the Gymboss Spartan Running Circuit was designed to build total-body fitness in as little as 30 minutes.

Use this workout anytime that you need a full-body workout but also want to run.

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5, 10, 15, 20 Reps At Home Conditioning Circuit

Is your gym open yet? Are you choosing to workout at home? You are not alone! Home workouts can make maintaining your fitness very challenging. Not least, because you won't have access to a gym and all the equipment gyms have to offer.

The good news is that, with nothing more than a few yards of space, an interval timer, and your body weight, you can have a great workout without leaving your home.

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Gymboss EMOM Barbell Circuit Workout

A lot of people mistakenly believe that circuit training is good for nothing other than developing fitness and burning fat. However, the truth is that you can use circuit training to achieve almost any fitness goal – including building muscle and increasing your strength.

It all depends on how you apply this time-honored and proven training method.

This workout is designed to increase full-body strength using nothing but a barbell and your trusty Gymboss timer. It’s very time-efficient and uses an additional training method called Every Minute On the Minute (EMOM) sets to add even more benefits to what is already a fantastic workout.

So, grab your barbell, and let’s get started!

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A Modifiable and Do Anywhere Tabata Circuit

Tabata training is one of the most intense, time-efficient ways you can work out. Invented by Japanese sports scientist Dr. Izumi Tabata, this method involves doing eight sets of 20 seconds maximum intensity exercise, broken up with brief ten-second rests.

Done properly, Tabatas are brutal. What does that mean? According to Tabata, you should treat every interval like a race, giving each one your best effort. If you feel like you could have done more or gone faster, you weren’t working hard enough!

But that doesn’t mean there is only one way to do Tabatas, and for this workout, while we’re going to stay true to the 20 seconds on/10 seconds off structure, we’re going to use more than one exercise to create a Tabata circuit.

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Interval Training To Improve Your Half Marathon Time

For many runners, just finishing a half marathon is an incredible achievement. Training to run 13.1 miles takes a lot of commitment and dedication. Once you complete a half marathon, no one will ever take that amazing accomplishment away from you. If you have already done a few half marathons, you may be seeking to improve your time. In fact, many runners get addicted to the possibility of improving their race times and they thrive on consistently getting faster.

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