Monthly Archives: November 2011

Post-Thanksgiving Garage Workout

Ahh, the simple pleasures of a nice long weekend!  It was awesome to get out of Portland to visit  the high desert for some hiking in the sun; now it’s time to get back to the grind.  Although we got … Continue reading

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Garage workout: Pre-Thanksgiving Brutalizer

50 minutes. 4 sets of 4 circuit exercises, plus 2 warm-up and 2 cool-down activities.  10, 15, 80, and up to 100 reps of some of the exercises. We had 5 guys in the garage gym busting out this workout … Continue reading

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Garage workout: Overhead squat + clean and press

We’re back to a heavy leg and shoulder day for the newest Strength Mob garage workout.  After warming up with split jacks, you’ll get a serious leg burn with the capoeira-inspired cocorinha squats. When you do them, make sure to … Continue reading

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Garage workout: Hip heavy fun.

Here is today’s Strength Mob garage workout:  2 warm-up activities, 4 circuit exercises (x 3 sets), and 2 “cool-down” movements.  You know the drill!  There are a few new exercises in there – the barbell hip thrust and the double … Continue reading

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Burpee Variations!

Push-up, squat, then jump: sounds simple, right? That’s the basic formula for an exercise called the burpee, and it’s a classic whole body movement, utilized by personal trainers and strength and conditioning specialists to give fitness clients a wicked workout.  … Continue reading

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Garage workout ideas: Chest and shoulder punisher

Today’s installation of the Strength Mob garage workouts went easy on the lower body, as we utterly crushed the legs on our last session.  Everyone’s glutes, quads and hammies were still sore from Monday night’s leg assault, so we made … Continue reading

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Garage gym circuit training: another rugged workout

Yikes, after over one and a half years of weight training like this in the garage, I wouldn’t have thought that I could still get that throw-up in my mouth sort of feeling after a workout. What a pleasant surprise… … Continue reading

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Garage workout: Triceps Sneak Attack

We’ve been going a little light on the legs over here in the Strength Mob garage, as I’ve been nursing a hip injury for the past week.  To make up for light lower body action, today’s workout combined three circuit … Continue reading

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