A simple fitness routine that only takes 5 mins a day! No more excuses. Its time to get FIT! (Downloadable template included)
Finally after 7 weeks, I've progressed to the 2nd Handstand exercise of the Gymnastics Bodies Handstand 1 program 💪🏻😁 Holding the Tripod (left) for 5x60s was actually pretty tough! I was stuck at that step for a couple of weeks but I'm glad I didn't rush things! I think the patience helped me build up … Continue reading Handstand Progress!
What do you do on REST days like Sunday...? I just 'hang out'. 😉 Love the spinal decompression from hanging upside down after a workout! More seriously though, besides spending hours on schoolwork, I also try to find time to go to the nearby park to meditate and get grounded, get some naps in, help … Continue reading Rest Days: Just ‘Hanging Out’!
After three weeks on Level A of the Rings 1 program from Gold Medal Bodies Fitness, I've decided to restart the program with Level B. 💪🏻#levelup! 😁 From today's training log: GMB R1 - W1D3, Below the Rings (Level B) WU: Burpees Handstand Holds Back to Front Levers Attempts Ground Rows MAIN: 1A) Inverted Row … Continue reading Progressing to Level B on the GMBFitness Rings 1 Program!
That right there MY FIRST BACK LEVER!!! EVER! 💪🏻 (Okay it's just 1-2 seconds but before this I could only lower myself with my legs apart, couldn't keep them straight and together 😁) What did I do to get here? Frankly, it's only been 7 weeks since I've been well enough to exercise again and this … Continue reading Achieving My 1st Back Lever!
DESCRIPTION + BENEFITS Another one of the fundamentals to master, the plank builds strength primarily in your core and secondarily in the muscles of your shoulder girdle. It is also good for conditioning the shoulder, elbow and wrist joints and is a great regression from the Support Hold if you still have difficulties with that. … Continue reading Beginner Rings Exercise Tutorial 3: The Plank
DESCRIPTION After getting confident in your basic rings support hold (i.e. Your hands stop shaking! 😂), you can start playing around with exercises that build on the support hold. One such exercise is the L-Sit. It is an amazing exercise for building on your shoulder stability while engaging and developing phenomenal strength in your core … Continue reading Beginner Rings Exercise Tutorial 2: L-Sit (Holds & Reps)
DESCRIPTION One of the most fundamental position/exercise to practice, the Support Hold forms the foundation of numerous other exercises like Dips or L-Sits. Thus it is crucial to practice this often, and especially so when beginning to play on the rings! INSTRUCTIONS 1. Start by setting the rings at waist height (Don't follow the video … Continue reading Beginner Rings Exercise Tutorial 1: Rings Support Hold
AM Workout Warmup: Burpees and KB Swings (10-15-20-25-30) 20 mins AMRAP of: Max Archer Push-ups to normal Push-ups Pistol Squat (Front back and lateral) Max Archer Ring Rows to normal Ring Rows Max L-Sit Holds The instability and versatility of rings make them one of my favorite functional training equipment! Here you can see how I … Continue reading Mobility Monday (Week 40)
Been extremely busy the past few days and had no time to upload a video of 22 pushups daily. Consequently, I decided to finish the last 13 Days of my #22PushupsChallenge in a WOD. WOD For Time: Pushups & Inclined Pullups Completed on: 5th Aug 2016, 730pm. 13 sets - 286 Reps each Time: 35 … Continue reading Horizontal Push-Pull Couplet