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Garage Gym Workout: 3-12-2012

I’m still protecting my shoulder after an injury two weekends ago, so I didn’t get to do the barbell split squats, hanging leg raises, or twisting shoulder presses that are in today’s garage gym workout.  I’ve basically just been keeping … Continue reading

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Winter garage workout

Wow, it has been snowing off and on here in Portland today, which is a bit of a rarity.  The potential for snow and ice on the roads keeps many people indoors and off the streets, making a gym workout … Continue reading

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Garage gym workout

Thursday was the second garage gym workout of 2012 and we had two new people show up to circuit train. Coincidence? Who knows – either way, the Strength Mob crew was glad to have Brent and Ryan sweating along with … Continue reading

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On-the-road Workout

With one week to go until the New Year, many people are probably still traveling to visit family across the country or perhaps vacationing in far away places. If you’re anything like me, you probably get itchy with the need … 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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Garage workout: Shrug it off!

I don’t know about you, but after eight hours of work, I totally look forward towards my workout at the end of the day. Plus, with the whole Strength Mob thing we’ve got going on, it’s awesome to be able … 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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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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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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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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