Posts Tagged “Fitness”

Functional workout: “Still Alive”

by oneafrikan on May 2, 2011

Today I wanted to see where I was and whether I’ve still got the strength to go back to using weights in workouts to get more out of the time spent. So in honour of the song by Pearl Jam, (…)

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Functional bodyweight workout: “Falling over”

by oneafrikan on April 26, 2011

Did a functional bodyweight this afternoon, and fell over on the last pushups set. So in honor of that I’m naming this one “Falling over”. Aim was to get in a workout in under 35 mins, and do 400 to (…)

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Functional bodyweight workout: “Back in the saddle”

by oneafrikan on April 19, 2011

In the spirit of Gym Jones, I’m going to start giving my workouts names, and posting them here both for myself and for others ;-) Today was functional bodyweight followed by medium low impact cardio, aiming to be done in (…)

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Persistence. Decision. Direction. Design. Patience. Results. Fitness. Salvation. Future.

by oneafrikan on March 12, 2009

Today was another eureka moment for me. I was in the gym, and to check I pulled myself up on the pullup bars. I did 3 pullups. I could also hang from the bars for 30 seconds without a problem. (…)

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Training using your heart rate as a guide

by oneafrikan on April 23, 2008

Last year my brother bought me a Polar heart rate monitor for my birthday, and it’s the one thing that changed the way I trained and which had a positive effect on my training. I started off using the manual (…)

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