Archive for December, 2011

Shuichi’s Weekly Workouts (12/26-12/30)

Dec 26, 2011 No Comments by

The week between Christmas and New Years is a funky week when it comes to getting your workouts in. Between end of the year deadlines at work, guests in town and making plans for your New Years celebration, health and fitness often get shelved until the new year actually begins. Starting this week I will [...]

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Anywhere-Anytime Cardio Workout 1

Dec 23, 2011 No Comments by

ANYWHERE-ANYTIME CARDIO WORKOUT 1 ***crunches missing in video breakdown (between high knees & lunges)*** The Anywhere-Anytime Cardio Workout 1 is exactly what it says—it can be done anywhere and at anytime since minimal space is required and no equipment is necessary other than a watch. This workout consists of eight exercises that make up one [...]

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Anywhere-Anytime Cardio Workout 2

Dec 23, 2011 No Comments by

ANYWHERE-ANYTIME CARDIO WORKOUT 2 The Anywhere-Anytime Cardio Workout is exactly what it says—it can be done anywhere and at anytime since minimal space is required and no equipment is necessary other than a watch. This workout consists of 8 exercises that make up a full circuit. A full circuit incorporates a wide variety of cardio [...]

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Core Stretch Routine

Dec 23, 2011 No Comments

CORE STRETCH ROUTINE The core stretch is a basic routine to cover all the major muscle groups of the core.  To maximize the effects and benefits of stretching and to improve flexibility stretch the muscles you are training before and after each workout. Use the guidelines below for proper stretching technique: Warm up for a [...]

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Upper Body Stretch Routine

Dec 23, 2011 No Comments

UPPER BODY STRETCH ROUTINE The Upper Body Stretch Routine is a basic flexibility program that covers all the major muscle groups of the upper body.  To maximize the effects and benefits of stretching and to improve flexibility stretch the muscles you are training before and after each workout. Use the guidelines below for proper stretching [...]

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Lower Body Stretch Routine

Dec 23, 2011 No Comments

LOWER BODY STRETCH ROUTINE The Lower Body Stretch Routine is a basic flexibility program that covers all the major muscle groups of the lower body.  To maximize the effects and benefits of stretching and to improve flexibility stretch the muscles you are training before and after each workout. Use the guidelines below for proper stretching [...]

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Dumbbell-Bench Workout 2 (Advanced)

Dec 23, 2011 No Comments

DUMBBELL-BENCH WORKOUT 2 (ADVANCED) The advanced version of the Dumbbell-Bench Workout 2 adds plyometric exercises in between each set. These exercises are also dynamic movements as they use multiple joints and incorporate several different muscle groups simultaneously. These plyometric exercises are explosive, power based exercises that work on cardiovascular conditioning. A strong base of strength, [...]

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Dumbbell-Bench Workout 2

Dec 23, 2011 No Comments

DUMBBELL-BENCH WORKOUT 2 The Dumbbell-Bench Workout 2 is comprised of exercises that incorporate dynamic movements: exercises which use multiple joints and incorporate several different muscle groups simultaneously. Each exercise requires full body coordination as it requires activating muscles in your upper body, lower body and core. This is an excellent workout for anyone who does [...]

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Advanced Core Workout 1

Dec 23, 2011 No Comments

ADVANCED CORE WORKOUT 1 The Advanced Core Workout 1 requires coordination and balance by incorporating exercises which activate multiple sections of the core simultaneously—making them advanced core exercises. The workout consists of a series of 4 exercises that utilize the “V” movement where both the arms and legs are engaged to a V-like position. Each [...]

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Intermediate Core Workout 1

Dec 23, 2011 No Comments

INTERMEDIATE CORE WORKOUT 1 The Intermediate Workout 1 workout is a high rep, high endurance core workout that targets all the primary muscles of the core.  The circuit consists of a series of 6 sets done successively with a 30 second break in between.  Keep a detailed log of your workout and include how many [...]

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