Posts Tagged with "conditioning"

Have a Fun Workout Part 2

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Note – For more information on “fun workouts” be sure to check out Have a Fun Workout.

It was a breezy, blue sky Sunday afternoon with temperatures in the low 90s. We stood in the middle of a large park with soccer fields, hair being blown from the wind, my crazy dog running around with her tongue hanging from her mouth, and we stared at the toys we brought with us: three kettlebells and one 50 pound homemade sandbag.

Let the fun begin.

It was Memorial Day, and being a Monday I was scheduled to perform squats, according to my current training program. However, it was a beautiful sunny day, and we couldn’t resist the urge to go outside and train.

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If I Had to Pick One Thing

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I really don’t like the question, “If you could only do one exercise, what would it be?”

The reality is that I don’t have to choose just one thing, and neither do you. And more than likely, I never will have to choose just one.

But since people like asking the question and receiving a genuine answer, I’ll take a stab at it.

So if forced to pick just one “exercise” for people to perform, I would have to reason it out in order to select the best one.

The exercise/movement would have to:

Be quick and easy to perform
Simple enough that practically anyone can do it
Simple so there can’t be any excuses not to do it
Would have to be very beneficial physically
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