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The “Big 3” Exercises for Fat Loss

I spent the weekend at my parents’ house in Northern Vermont just relaxing, enjoying the sunshine and good company. The gorgeous weather got me thinking about how many people are scrambling to get “beach ready” now that it’s nice outside.

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5 Reasons Why Hill Sprints Kick Ass

If I could only do one thing for conditioning and fat loss, it would be hill sprints. There are lots of ways to get in awesome shape. Prowler pushes, bike intervals, body weight complexes, battling ropes – they all work.

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20 Signs You’re Too Strong for a Commercial Gym

I don’t know how some of you guys do it. Kudos to all of you who manage to train hard and effectively at a commercial gym. Gaining strength and building muscle at a place like Planet Fitness or Bally’s is

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Happy 1st Birthday Blog

A year ago today, I published the first post on this blog with the intention of sharing what I’d learned during my kinda-backwards journey into the world of strength and conditioning. I believe I’ve effectively done that and I hope

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7 Rules for Effective “Metcon” Workouts, Part 3

Part 1 and Part 2 of this post outlined seven rules for metcon workouts to help you burn fat, increase work capacity and improve both aerobic and anaerobic fitness. Here’s a quick recap: Pick simple exercises Use full body movements

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The 10 Commandments of Pushing the Prowler

The day I discovered the Prowler was the day I was born anew – a born-again fitness disciple, if you will. It completely changed the way I thought about “cardio” and got me in the best shape of my life

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