Jump Rope Cardio Challenge

Hi everyone, This is a very basic workout, but it can burn some serious calories.  The aim is to do as many rounds of 4 types of skipping in 15 mins.  Skipping can burn as many calories as running, but I think it’s more fun.  There are many tricks you can learn to give yourself […]

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  • January 30, 2010

Fat Burning Furnace – Full Body Workout

Hi everyone, This workout is very intense because it’s non-stop for 15mins and the exercises are all really explosive and cardiovascular. I like to try and keep my workouts to 30mins or less because I hate spending ages in the gym.  It may not seem like much but if you keep your workouts short, intensive and […]

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  • January 28, 2010

Killer Leg Workout

[NOTE: Bear in mind that this post is from 2010 and my goals, coaching experience, and life circumstances have shifted considerably.] Today I was in the mood to really challenge my legs.  Legs are such a large muscle group, so by training them hard, you can really burn the calories.  In order to get nice […]

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  • January 23, 2010

Shoulder and Quad Punisher

Hi everyone, This workout was a killer for my shoulders today, and it also targets the glutes and quads.  Try to complete 3 rounds of the following exercises as quickly as you can. 100 Alternated skipping (25 jogging skips followed by 25 high kneesx2) 10 Staggered push-ups 20 Kettlebell squat-press 12 Kettlebell front raises with […]

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  • January 22, 2010

Kettlebells 2010

Hi everyone, Lately, my (now ex) partner Andrew and myself have been involved in a lot of new beginnings.  I have been spending time planning this blog and its content.  Andrew has started a Kettlebell class in our local community centre here in Belfast.   Andrew is a personal trainer, but has a passion for […]

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  • January 18, 2010