Jumping rope is one of the most effective ways to melt fat (while having fun, of course!). It can burn over 1000 calories per hour (fans as we are, we do not recommend) and especially adds definition to your shoulders and calves. However, since jumping is pretty high impact, jumping rope is best implemented in short bursts. … More #1000 Jumprope Challenge – It’s Easier than You Think!
Got 20-30 minutes? Try out this burpee circuit workout with a friend or two, and you will be transported to the Isles of the Endorphins. Workout: 10 sets of: 10 burpees – burpees are bae 10 bicep curls – choose a weight that’s challenging but not impossible 10 leg lifts – great for the lower … More #100burpeeburnout – Quick, Easy, Heart-Pumping Workout
Last year, I began training for my first triathlon. I had previously been a perpetually injured runner, and was hoping to change my ways by making my new sport a series of cross training. My first swim practice in literally years was half a mile of open water swimming. I somehow survived, and it didn’t … More My trials with tri
My sister used to be a gymnast, and still has very defined abs… My dad has had a six-pack since college (he’s in his 50’s now and they haven’t disappeared!) Sometimes I wonder why I couldn’t have gotten the “genetic” six-pack that seems to run in my family. I thought I had strong abs, until this … More What doesn’t kill you makes you stronger: Abs edition
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Have you ever thought of how awful awesome it would be to do 100 burpees? No? You must just be missing some special motivation… One of our favorite workouts is this 100 Burpee Burnout by Blogilates. Ready Set Go! 1… 2… 3…. 100? Video by Blogilates.
Here are a couple running routes mapped out on Yale’s campus. Thanks, Yale Road Runners!
Ever wonder about what abs would be most beneficial for running better times? Here is an article with a workout plan from Coach Greg McMillan that targets core muscles for running. You can make it as easy or hard as you want by increasing or decreasing the reps! 🙂
Strength training is essential for runners, and don’t be fooled by the title… Runner’s World makes it easy to make your workouts harder. That being said, this article has a great workout for beginners!