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16 Minute Vacation Workout: Tabata

by Joe Lawrence July 18th, 2018| 15 Minutes or Less, Strength Training
Ah the crashing waves, the sun rising over the mountains, the sights of the rising skyscrapers, or whatever beauties your vacation offers you. Being on vacation is often very relaxing, especially those first few moments after rising from bed. However, it is easy to fall out of your workout
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Vacation Fitness Exploration

by Joe Lawrence July 11th, 2018| Strength Training
The last thing we want to do while on vacation is to get lazy with our fitness. Sure we can slack off a bit and allow our body to get some rest as we relax the mind too. However, a down week should be used to switch to a
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Simple Vacation Exercise Ideas

by Joe Lawrence July 4th, 2018| 15 Minutes or Less, Strength Training
Welcome to the summer! This is the time of the year where the kids are out of school and we are excited to take the family vacations. However, I always fear getting out of my exercise rhythm while relaxing on the beach or chasing my kid who just saw
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Dead lifting… Who Knew

by Joe Lawrence June 13th, 2018| Strength Training, Upper Body
About five years ago I discovered the best exercise ever. I had always heard about it, but never tried it. I am not sure if it was fear, intimidation, or whatever; however, I just never attempted it. Now, it is one of my favorite exercises of all time: dead
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Sculpted Arms by Midsummer

by Joe Lawrence May 2nd, 2018| Strength Training, Upper Body
Arms and abs are two areas most men want to strengthen. With summer fast approaching, there is still some time left to look great at the beach or pool. Not much time, though.

There are really only two basic motions you can do to build your arms: bicep curl and
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3 Part Plan for Getting Beach Ready

by Joe Lawrence April 18th, 2018| Strength Training
Living in the south I can already see summer peeking around the corner. This is great; however, I definitely need to get my beach body ready. I am going to do this using my never-fail three part plan.

Part one of the plan is calorie reduction. I vacillate between calorie
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2 Easy Exercises for Your Lower Body

by Joe Lawrence April 4th, 2018| Lower Body, Strength Training
I love re-discovering exercises that I used to do or have done in the past. It is like moving the couch and finding the lost remote. Recently, I had such an experience and it led me to think of some other lower body exercises I have filed away.

As I
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Kayak to Core Strength

by Mackenzie M. July 27th, 2017| Core, Strength Training
Strength and endurance are two of the most important factors in becoming a successful kayaker. The simple motions of the paddle when kayaking are enough to work entire core muscle groups and build six-pack abs in no time. While amateur kayakers may not be able to race for miles,
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Upper Body Workout Apps

by Jessica B. July 6th, 2017| Strength Training, Upper Body
If you are looking for a way to switch up your upper body workout and add a bit of variety to your regular routine, there are a lot of fun apps to download for inspiration. Here are some of my favorites.

Daily arm workout: This app allows you to choose
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Alternate Methods to Strengthen your Back

by Joe Lawrence June 29th, 2017| Strength Training, Upper Body
Back strength is vital to having less pain and a better future overall. It is vital to build a stronger back and there are many ways to do this safely and still keep it interesting. This article is going to cover a couple ways to accomplish this.

I do not
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A Stronger Back in only Seven Minutes

by Joe Lawrence June 15th, 2017| Strength Training, Upper Body
I have been involved in fitness and the study of the body since I was about 10 years old. 25 years later and I still maintain a few simple truths that I understood back then: the core is key and the back is best.

This workout routine will touch on
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15 Minute Arm Workout

by Joe Lawrence May 18th, 2017| 15 Minutes or Less, Strength Training, Upper Body
The past several years have caused me to think of new ways to work out to challenge myself and to maximize my limited time. It is not always an easy task to find ways to accomplish this. However, I have found a great one to work my arms to
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