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4 x 4 Circuit: Bench Press + 3 more

For today’s 4 x 4 circuit workout, you’ll warm-up with 5 minutes of jump rope and then 50 prisoner lunges. After that, rotate 4 times through the following 4 exercises: bench press, shrugs (barbell or dumbbell), single arm overhead squats, … Continue reading

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Garage Gym Workout: As Fast As Possible

Need to add some variety to your workout structure? Try this brutal variation: AFAP, aka “As Fast As Possible.” Take a handful of movements, determine how many sets you are aiming to do of each exercise, then try to get … Continue reading

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First Strength Mob Workout of 2013

It’s good to be back from Costa Rica and be able to get down to business. The garage is a bit frigid this time of year, given the light snow that’s been falling all day. However, a bit of cold … Continue reading

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15 Minute Workout: Christmas 2012 Edition!

Let’s face it – given all the travel, cooking, and family face time, sometimes the holidays can be a bit stressful. What’s the solution? How about hammering a quick, 15-minute workout? This little burner has you warming up with a … Continue reading

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Circuit Training Workout

Need some inspiration for your next circuit training? Gather up the following equipment: gymnastics rings, barbell, dumbbells, and a medicine ball. If you have each of those items, you’re in luck. Put them in the order shown below and you … Continue reading

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Circuit Training Workout: 12/10/2012

It’s getting towards the end of the year – let’s finish 2012 with some solid performance in the garage gym! Today’s Strength Mob circuit training has you warming up with jump rope, and quadruped knee tucks. After that you’ll rotate … Continue reading

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Garage gym workout: Mid November Edition

Today’s 4-circuit garage gym workout can be hustled through in 35 to 40 minutes, and includes single arm squat presses, single leg kettlebell deadlifts, kettlebell front squats, and jackknife push-ups. For a more strenuous burn, try to “throw” the barbell … Continue reading

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Circuit Training: Back Blasting Workout

I had a request for a back heavy workout recently – something to really challenge the lats, traps, and rhomboids. Here is the workout that I came up with. We pounded through it with 5 people in the garage gym … Continue reading

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Garage Gym Workout: Mid October Burner

My upper body has been pretty thrashed from working on 4 gymnastics skills recently (front and back lever, planche, manna), thus I wanted a workout that wasn’t too arm/shoulder heavy.  Here is what I came up with: You’ll warm-up with … Continue reading

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The Rain is Back! Indoor Circuit Training

The rain is back in Portland with a vengeance, but that can’t stop us from working out! For today’s circuit training burner, I want you to warm-up with a few minutes of jumping jacks, then do 30 reps of lunge … Continue reading

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