Your body needs to move, and it was designed to move. When you don’t get the exercise it requires for health, you can feel sluggish and your internal organs can begin to lose their function. Cardiovascular work is especially important as this type of exercise works your muscles, your lungs, and your heart – all at the same time. When your muscles, your lungs, and your heart are strong and f
Join us for a Tababta Style circuit workout that will get you in shape; toned, strong, and flexible. Gabby Reece teaches her circuit workouts 2-3 times a week while she lives in Malibu and Kauai. She shares her works here at gabbyandlaird.com.
Gabby shares a workout that targets your major muscle groups; biceps, triceps, back, hamstrings, glutes, and quads. If you don’t have much time but want to get in a great workout this is for you. Done circuit style, it will get your heart rate up and help you build muscle. You can do this at home, in the office, in a gym, or at the beach like Gabby. All you need are some dumbbells.
Far too many people get in the routine of doing the same fitness program day-after-day, and even worst year-after-year. One of the most broadly accepted principles of exercise is that over time your body acclimates to the exact same physical activity, and will eventually stop progressing.
A typical Laird workout week: Monday: Weight Room Circuit, short bike ride (1 ½ hrs) Tuesday: Bike (mtn. or road), Sand training (lunges, push-ups, head stands, hindu squats, log pull, sand dunes), Water activity (stand-up, kite surf, windsurf) Wednesday: Weight Room Circuit Short bike ride (1 1/2hrs)
Today, I completed an extremely tough 30-minute high-intensity interval workout with weights. Think of a circuit including multiple sets of burpees (combination of a pushup and jumping jack), bent-over rows, deadlifts, shoulder presses, and abdominal work, all done in quick succession with minimal rest. Was the workout completed at a high-tech gym replete with top-of-the-line equipment and t
When the topic is fitness, how smart are you? Take this true/false test to find out. The answers are below. 1. Medical advancements will allow the current generation of children to live longer lives than their parents. 2. Flossing your teeth daily reduces the incidence of heart disease.
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