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20-second Workouts Can Make You Slimmer And Healthier?! No More

The fitness market is now flooded with abridged workouts that promise results without having to devote hours to the gym. Blegen went from skeptic to believer after seeing the amount and quality of studies coming out on high-intensity interval training. "You're talking to a guy who forever has done 60 to 90 minutes of cardio. If I can cut that down -- great!" Blegen works out several days a week, and at least one of those days he gets on a stationary bike and pedals all out for 30 seconds, then rests, then repeats the sequence 10 times. <br>Source: http://www.columbian.com/news/2014/mar/24/are-fast-workouts-the-right-approach/

We definitely have a lot of room for growth, Drew said. With an inexperienced team, youre not exactly sure what to expect. Its nice that we have a lot of players that were able to gain experience. That will certainly help us as we get ready for next season. As Dority and Gueye prepare for their professional careers, theres no question that the torch has been passed to Peters and his younger teammates. A bulk of next seasons returners were still in high school a year ago and now theyre ready to become core of Valparaisos program. <br>Source: http://www.nwitimes.com/sports/college/valparaiso-university/crusaders-looking-forward-as-workouts-begin/article_6380509a-46ea-59b1-a3b5-ad906d471281.html

That being said, if you approach your training with the expectation of hard work , the fun you will have with your healthy body is priceless. Think about it this way one hour a day dedicated to hard work is an investment in countless years of vibrant life! By dedicating hard work and time read here to challenging weight training and, yes, sometimes monotonous cardio sessions , you will reap the rewards of being strong, fit and healthy. I have been working out hard for 25 years, which is, on average, approximately 7,500 workouts, and have never had fun in the midst of any of my strenuous workouts! <br>Source: http://www.news.com.au/lifestyle/fitness/why-you-should-give-up-believing-that-workouts-should-be-fun/story-fnlsv23r-1226865436231

Downhill Running Workouts To Improve Speed, Control

Doc Mosley came out with a book called Fast Exercise which is all about working in working out into even the busiest of lives. The doc talked about how the best workouts are all about short bursts of super intense exercise. The whole point is to get your heart pumping, hard! Mosley said: "Two years ago I discovered I was a diabetic. <br>Source: http://perezhilton.com/fitperez/2014-03-25-20-second-workouts-can-make-slimmer-healthier-high-intensity-interval-training

Time has the greatest effect on healing your muscle fibers from the eccentric contractions of downhill running. So make sure you back off of the hills in the final few weeks before a race. One thing to be aware of when training downhill is your mechanics, since its easy to overstride when running downhill. Instead of focusing on reaching forward for a longer stride which already happens from the pull of gravity emphasize a quicker leg turnover, which will keep your momentum going forward. Running on trails requires even greater caution, since you wont have as much time to decide where to place your feet with the faster speeds attained on the downhill portions, so look ahead a few steps so you can prepare since the footing on trails is often unreliable. <br>Source: http://running.competitor.com/2014/03/training/downill-running-workouts_70437

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