Archive | bodyweight exercise

Do More Pull-Ups or Push-Ups by Spreading Them Out Throughout the Day

Do you have a simple exercise that you’d love to do more of, but you’re always struggling? Doing mini workouts throughout the day can help you finally do more reps. Think five push-ups every hour, or a pull-up every time you walk through the door where you hung your pull-up bar.Read more… Continue Reading at […]

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How to Make Fitness Trail Exercises Even More Challenging

You can get any level of workout from our fitness trail challenge, no matter what equipment you find. We’ve already discussed a few ways you can modify the exercises to be easier, if that’s what you need, but now let’s talk about how to get even more of a challenge.Read more… Continue Reading at http://lifehacker.com

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How to Join in the Fitness Trail Challenge Even if You Can’t Find a Fitness Trail

We asked you to go in search of fitness trails, and many of you found them in your local parks. But if you’ve looked everywhere and can’t find one, we still have some ideas for some outdoor workouts you can do.Read more… Continue Reading at http://lifehacker.com

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How to Use the Equipment on Outdoor Fitness Trails

If you’ve ventured out looking for fitness trails for the Lifehacker Fitness Challenge, you may have noticed some mysterious unlabeled equipment. What are you supposed to do with this bar near the ground? This slanted bench? Here are your answers.Read more… Continue Reading at http://lifehacker.com

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Find a Fitness Trail and Exercise Like It’s 1992

It’s a beautiful day and we’re going on an adventure! For the May installment of the Lifehacker Fitness Challenge, your mission is to find a fitness trail (sometimes called a parcourse) near you—they’re often hiding in plain sight. Read more… Continue Reading at http://lifehacker.com

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I Tried a Vintage Mail Order Bodybuilding Course and There’s a Reason Nobody Does These Anymore

“I CAN GIVE YOU MASSIVE ARMS, BROAD SHOULDERS, AND A GIANT SIZED CHEST IN JUST FOUR WEEKS,” the Body-Tone pamphlet promises. It is the “World’s Fastest Strength and Muscle Building System.” It cost $20 in the late 1950s, but today the program is available for free in the Stark Center Archives. I am ready to […]

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Stay in Shape the Royal Canadian Air Force Way

Feeling flabby as you sit at your desk? That’s the exact problem this set of exercises was designed to prevent. We’ve mentioned it before—the 5BX workout developed for the Royal Canadian Air Force. But today we are happy to bring you these famous exercises in the form of a video (er, film reel). Read more… […]

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How to Stay in Shape When You Travel All the Time

If working out is an important part of your routine, frequent travel is likely to blow it into smithereens. You’re thrust into unfamiliar places, lack amenities and resources, and often have little control over your schedule. But you don’t have to give up on fitness completely. Here are some helpful tips, my fellow…Read more… Continue […]

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Improve Your Balance During Your Lunch Break 

Ever wish you had better balance? Today’s workout gives you a chance to work on that skill. It won’t leave you sore or sweaty, though! These exercises are all about neuromuscular training: getting your nerves and muscles to work together so you can control your body precisely. Read more… Continue Reading at http://lifehacker.com

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