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Garage Gym Circuit Training: 6-18-2012

Here is the Strength Mob garage gym circuit training workout for today, Monday June 18, 2012.  It’s got a fair mix of lower body and upper body strengthening, as well as some good core work in there.  Plus, the workout … Continue reading

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Garage Gym Circuit Training: 4-12-2012

Fun stuff tonight: overhead barbell lunges, kettlebell swings, bent-over rows, dumbbell pull-overs, and that doesn’t even include the warm-up or cool-down activities.  Round up your buddies for some circuit training madness, open up the garage gym, and get to Mobbin’. … Continue reading

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Garage Gym Circuit Training: 4-9-2012

See the illustrations below for the garage gym circuit training workout that we did tonight.  I added a new exercise to the mix: the “Zercher Good Morning” deadlift.  It’s an awesome glute and hamstring strengthening movement, and by holding the … Continue reading

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Kneeling Get-up Variations

The kneeling get-up is an awesome body-weight exercise for strengthening your quad and glute musculature.  Think of it as the top half of a Turkish Get-up; rather than dropping all the way to a reclined position, you just stop with … Continue reading

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Circuit Training: Shoulder happiness

Today’s Strength Mob garage workout pumps the shoulders pretty hard – be prepared.  Following a brief warm-up, the circuit training starts with a barbell clean, which requires a strong shoulder shrug to initiate the lift. Then, it’s on to overhead … Continue reading

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Stability Ball Tricks

Going back to my PT school days, one of my favorite therapy tools to mess around on has always been the Swiss stability ball.  There are just so many cool ways to entertain yourself and challenge your balance, core strength, … Continue reading

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Snowboard conditioning – leg and core strengthening

Winter is upon us in Oregon, thus it’s time to step up into high gear to be ready for the snowboard season. The video above highlights four effective core and leg strengthening exercises to help prepare for a season of … 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 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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Snowboard workout: pre-season leg conditioning

Ahh yeah, late October means that we’re just one to two months away from the snowboarding season out here in Oregon.  Anyone familiar with the sport will know how sore your legs can get after the first few days on … Continue reading

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