The Full Body Workout You Need to Start Doing NOW!
The winter Olympic games are among us and as we see one chiseled athlete after another competing at what they do best it makes me want to reiterate to the fitness community what it really takes to have well defined muscles and slim waistline. I see one fitness blogger after another writing workout plans that tell you do hit the weights and do three sets of legs on one day, and three sets of another body part on another day. The truth is getting a chiseled body doesn’t come with spending 15 minutes working out one or two body parts a day in the gym. Aside from eating healthy, you need to stimulate all the muscles in your body 3 times a week. A full body workout is especially useful for you 8-5ers who sit in an office all day waiting for that time you get to go to the gym to release energy. Follow my 3 day full body workout routine below to ensure you hit all the right muscle groups in the right sequence.
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Acceleration is the rate of change in velocity, or the change of velocity in a given time. The first phase of acceleration involves overcoming the body’s inertia in order to get moving, as in Newton’s first law of motion. Inertia refers to the propensity of a body to resist changes in motion and is at its highest when a body is stationary. Therefore, initiating motion requires great force and depends on maximal strength.
I don’t know about you, but I have too much stuff to do.
Like you, every day I deal with email, Facebook, tweets, work, pets, family, and so on. Finding time to go to the gym is getting harder and harder each day. Well, have no fear. I have assembled for you a workout you can do anywhere called the “2 Minute Workout” that only takes, you guessed it, 2 minutes! This workout will get your blood pumping, increase your energy level, burn some calories and strengthen muscles.
Not a bad way to spend 2 minutes!
Perform each of the below exercises, in order, for 30 seconds each.
What do you need for Superhuman health? As Ben Greenfield says, achieving your goals requires optimizing your lifestyle parameters well beyond just diet and exercise. Whether it’s working at a standing desk, getting frequent blood tests, or sleeping adequately, there is definitely more to being healthy than just eating and working out.
But in this article, you’re going to learn about an oft-neglected component of Superhuman Health…
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