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Freshman 90X 
When I started my freshman year of college (approx. 3 years ago) I was very fearful of gaining weight. Late one night, while watching TV I saw an commercial …

Meditation And Rope Skipping -- Helped Me Relax And Lose Weight 
When I was an adolescent, I was overweight and wanted to do anything to lose excess weight I had. So asked my friends and grandmother what type of exercises …

Multi-tasking Workout -- Best Workout I've Ever Done 
Well, the best workout routine that I have ever done, I actually created myself. First: I started with fifty push-ups, then a two minute rest. …

My Pedometer -- It's Working!  
Just about an hour ago my best friend dropped by to check out a new guitar I had just purchased. While he was here I had to fill him in on all the news …

Gain Muscle Lose Fat 
For the majority of my life I have been a pretty skinny guy (about 5'10" and around 124 lbs). I ate a lot but my high metabolism would just 'wash' everything …

30 Minute Elliptical Work Outs 
My best workout is the elliptical machine. With the elliptical machine you move your legs on the foot-holds and your arms on the poles. So you exercise …

CAPOEIRAAAA!!! - Capoeira Is So Enjoyable! 
I want to share my weight loss experience, which was quite enjoyable at the same time. I always used to suffer because of heavy diets until I met this …

Hot Yoga 
The best workout I've ever done was Bikram yoga. At first it was really tough, but after my third or fourth time there it became a fun expierience! …

Jogging – A beginners View 
I first heard about fitness and exercises when I was growing up as a young lad. It didn’t occur to me the importance of workouts and what it entailed. …

I Could Dance All Night 
One of the easiest ways I learned to work out was dancing. I danced for years from age twenty onward, though I have stopped lately. Before I started …

30 Minute Rope Skipping For Weight Loss 
Weight loss can be a very difficult thing but we all want to do it. However, if we put out enough effort then we can definitely reach our goal. I decided …

Couch to 5K 
I’m 24 years old and have hated running for as long as I can remember. I’m naturally thin, and wasn’t looking to lose weight, but I knew that I needed …

Bikram Yoga -- I Learned My Body's True Limits 
I have always been a fan of yoga, so when I heard about bikram yoga, I was very intrigued. Bikram yoga takes place in a room set at 110 degrees! …

Jillian Michael's 30-day Shred -- Lost 17 Pounds In 20 Days 
Last year, right after I turned 21, I decided to get rid of my 45 extra pounds. I have struggled with my weight for my whole life, mostly because I hate …

Zumba Dance Workoiut 
The best workout I've ever done is a Zumba dance class. It's basically an hour long class that is divided into a number of different dance routines all …

Running twice a day is the best workout for me 
My best workout is running. I run twice a day, in the morning and later in the evening after work. I run at the same time every day. All I need are …

My Yoga Experience 
In the past, I’ve had many friends talk to me about the benefits of yoga. I knew all about how flexible it could make me, how it improves balance, and …

Experience with yoga 
This happened a year ago when I was 20, pursuing my 3rd year in engineering. I had put on a lot of weight whereby I looked clumsy. Then I came across …

Kung Fu Workout 
I go to kung fu class three times a week. Each class is two hours long. There are several of us in class, of mixed age, gender, and race. I am a 37 …

Running the stairs 
I came up with a workout -- running stairs. Here's what I did: I tried running up and down stairs as fast as I could 7 days a week. I went around to …

LIFTING SPIRITS AFTER INJURING MY BACK 
I had recently gotten a new job and was going through the initial pangs of excessive strain commuting to office some forty kilometers away in badly crowded …

One year of gym class in one week 
At my high school, we were required to take “physical education” every year. In 11th grade, I failed the class for not being enthusiastic and stuff. …

4 Quarters Treadmill Run 
Here's the toughest workout I ever did: I got on the treadmill and turned it to 5.2 miles per hour. Then I ran non stop for 10 minutes. My legs started …

From Gamer to Black Belt 
My experience in going from a somewhat scrawny couch potato to a fitness junkie was a long and arduous one, but who would have thought that a video game …

Prenatal 10 Minute Pilates 
For my prenatal workout I did pilates, which is basically repetition and toning. All I really used was two five pound dumbells and a yoga mat. It's …

Weights and Martial Arts 
In the summer of my freshman year of high school, I realized that to stay competitive in hockey, I needed to work out in the off-season. My mother …

Tae Bo -- The Best 30 Minute Workout 
I am married and I am 31 years old. Since I was 16 years old I have always done some exercise almost everyday. I was a member of tae kwon do association …

The Firm Videos -- Stronger than Ever 
I found out about "THE FIRM" series of workout videos through a video store. What caught my attention in this video is it is focused. That is why it …

Hot Yoga -- Sweat and Lose Weight! 
Yogo in a hot room I'm not exactly out of shape since I walk a lot instead of driving everywhere, yet I wanted to start excising in a more formal setting …

Surfing on the West Coast 
Learning to surf The first time I went surfing was in Tofino, and it was for three hours long with just my friend and an instructor. It started out …

My Cardio Zumba Experience -- The BEST Dance Workout I''ve HAD! 
Love to dance I am very fond of working out and the best form of work out for me is dancing. It was in September 2010 when I first started the Zumba …

Plyometrics After Weight Training 
Free weights and plyometrics I started my workout by doing a normal 3 sets, 10-12 rep full body workout with free weights and machines. Then I did a …

Great Workout -- Feel Fantastic 
Premier chest workout I thought that I would share this with you all today, because I just did it, and I feel fantastic! This really may be the best …

Standard Weightlifting Routine 
Three day split routine I do the following routine once a week. It consists of 3 days of actual lifting. Everything is done 3 sets of 6-8. Chest/ …

Super Grade 10 Swim Team Workout 
In the start of my Grade 10 year, I decided to join my school's swim team. Two days after I joined, training started. Every morning before school, …

The Elliptical Is The Best Thing That Ever Happened To Me 
I was never really much into exercising or using machines. I would mainly just walk or jog on the pavement, until I pulled a ligament in my knee that made …

Best Exercise -- Yoga And Tae Bo 
I am a fitness freak. I love to exercise almost everyday. I started doing this when I was 20 years old and now I am 31 years old and still I am exercising. …

High Intensity Cardio And Weight Training 
OK the first thing I like to do for my high intensity workout is get on the treadmill. I put the treadmill on a high incline and the speed at 5.5. The …

Hacky Sack Battles 
I've played hacky sack (aka footbag) for at least a half hour over the last 5 years in the warmer months in Michigan. My equipment consisted of my mp3 …

My At Home Exercise Routine 
I have never gone to a professional gym to work out. I have instead developed my own simple routine work-out program which I do at home. I have found it …

Regular Swimming And Pool Exercise 
I had never really 'worked out' much in my life, but I was very active. I played a lot of outdoor games like football, tennis etc. Nothing professionally. …

Training For A Swimming Tournament 
Before I start, I have to mention that this is not a simple workout -- this is training, which is about stamina and strength. I am 21 years old and …

Workout Through Ballroom Or Latin Dancing 
My favourite workout is dancing, ballroom or Latin, it doesn’t matter to me. The most I ever danced was the last two years every Thursday from 19:00 …

Losing Weight With Swimming 
Recently I moved to Spain & before I got here I weighed about 100kg due to over eating & drinking & generally not restricting when and what I ate. It is …

Impress Your Friends With A Mega Bench Press 
When I first started weightlifting the very first thing I did was the bench press. I really sucked at it. My form was horrible, and I squirmed all …

Power Yoga Will Change You From The Inside Out 
The best workout I have ever experienced was Power Yoga in Addison Texas. The first time I attended the class I was in a pool of sweat with a smile from …

Yoga Is Where It's At!!! 
I was really nervous about trying yoga for the first time. When I pictured people doing yoga, I imagine a bunch of "ohms" and, basically, a bunch of weird-os! …

Alphabet for Abs of Steel!!! 
I found the best workout I've ever done, and still do, in a magazine about 5 years ago. It's a twist on leg lifts that takes away from the boredom of a …

Simple Workouts Combined With Ballet Classes 
I started my workout with beginner ballet classes at my college. At first I didn't notice that much. But after a while I tonified a lot of muscles. I could …

Jillian Michael's 30 Day Shred 
I am 26-year-old girl from Serbia and I must say that Jillian Micheal's "30-day shred" has really helped me. In a relatively short time I lost about 5lbs …

Running To Build Endurance 
To build my endurance so that I could run long distances I am using the following system: Week 1 Walk for 2 hours at a fast pace every day. Week …

Awesome Workout -- Mentally And Physically Challenging 
This is an awesome workout that is physically and mentally challenging. Here's how it goes: First I ran 3 miles at a crisp pace for a warm up. Then …

Pull-ups For Strong Arms And Back 
In my opinion the best exercise for getting fit is pull-ups. (Of course push-ups too, you can't forget them.) You only need one pull-up bar and nothing …

Parks And Recreation Challenge Was Easy But Scary 
This workout that we had to do at camp was easy but scary! We had many obstacles to go through and many of them high in the air which required climbing …

From Exercise Idiot To Aerobics Girl! 
I would have to say I’m not a sports or exercise girl. I was always lazy. Extremely lazy. Walking has always been my only exercise. But suddenly one …

The Big 21 
The best workout I ever did was called The Big 21. This workout consists of switching back and forth between push ups and sit-ups. You start with 21 push …

Yoga -- Relieve Stress, Lose Weight 
For many people, yoga is just a bunch of stretching and nothing more, but if you have never done yoga, you should at least try it. The hardest and yet …

Couch To 5K...Wow! I'm a Runner! 
I never thought I could be a runner, but I found a FANTASTIC running program that trains anyone to be able to run a 5K. It is a 9 week program starting …

Tae Bo Is A Super Workout! 
Tae Bo was pretty popular in the late 90's, but in case you've never heard of it, here's what it's all about: Tae Bo was created by martial artist Billy …

Sixth Floor Moving Day 
At my university, it's traditional for upper-class students to help move the freshmen into their dorms at the beginning of the academic year. Last …

Inten-SATI: Combo of Yoga, Aerobics and Positive Affirmations 
I started Inten-SATI in May. I needed to lose 15 pounds for an event in October. The first class was with the founder of the routine Patricia Morena, …

running with my dad 
me and my dad go running once every two days at the horse racing track in my home town. you give your legs a day to heal, but i don't. i walk around …

High Intensity Interval Training 
After I stopped football training because I was graduating from high school, I found it hard to find the determination to work out without a coach screaming …

Running, weights, and sit ups 
I came home from college for the summer with some extra weight on me, 22 pounds more than I left with. I was determined to get rid of it as I had free …

Middle-aged and Getting Back in Shape 
When I was young I was naturally active and in great shape. I rode my bike everywhere and walked a ton. Life happened. I started working, had three …

Tennis Camp Hell! 
Even as I write "hell" in the title, I still remember this as one of my favorite workouts...it was just VERY, VERY HARD! Back in high school, I attended …

Love Core Rhythms But Yoga Is My Favorite 
There are so many great work outs (unlike dieting) that work very well. Usually I just jog about 30 minutes a day and that keeps me in shape, but I have …

Beginning Yoga (Non-Spiritual) 
Several years ago, I joined a women's gym that offered a variety of classes. I participated once a week in a beginning yoga class that I will never forget. …

Pull-up Ladder 
This workout is a basic ladder, but it is an easy way to get in a bunch of pull-ups and still have a good time. It can be done by yourself, but it is …

The Long Ride Home 
I had been lifting weights since a teen, but rarely engaged in good aerobic activity. I tried jogging but my well-used joints protested loudly (I was …

My First Time At Curves 
I was about 17 years old when I walked into my first Curves. My hometown only had one other gym and it wasn't the greatest. I was 310 pounds, overweight …

My own variation push-up and core workout 
I have my own routine of 3 sets of push-ups, then side bends, leg lifts, and decline crunches. Here's how it works: First, do as many standard push-ups …

Bicycle Rides For Knee Rehab 
What did you do exactly? I rode a bicycle after being diagnosed with chondromalacia patella. (Chondromalacia patella causes softening and degeneration …

Four day split for muscle gain 
The best workout for muscle gain is the 5/3/1 split. It appears to be slightly confusing, but it’s very simple to follow and allows for some creativity. …

Richard Simmons! The Right Mixture For A Fun Workout! 
I discovered how well Richard Simmons workout tapes work one day just out of curiosity. His 80s dance workout DVD is by far my favorite. From your …

Cardio and Strenth Rowing 
I had always been fairly active growing up. I played soccer as a kid, and ran cross country in high school. However during my years at university, …

Turbo Jam Cardio and 3T 
I just finished Turbo Jam Cardio Party. My back is wet with sweat and my cheeks are rosy. I LOVE Chalene. While it’s probably not the MOST intensive …

P90X Surprise of a Lfetime 
I would recommend the P90X workout system to anyone who was wanting to get fit or even to somebody who is already fit and simply wants a new challenge. …

I Love The Masala Bhangra Workout 
SO! I have finally found a workout that is totally fun and makes me sweat like crazy. I love the Masala Bhangra workout. I first saw it on FitTV and …

Fat Burning Combo -- Losing Weight After First Baby 
Working out has never been hard for me until after the birth of my first child. But I knew that now weight loss would be a terrible challenge. I recently …

Tribal Fusion Bellydance 
I was never a big exerciser. I hated PE... I couldn't stand counting calories... I loved running but didn't have the lung strength for it. Though I've …

Pilates -- regaining flexibility and poise 
I tried Pilates because I was bored with the newbie traditional method of working out -- which is just hitting the treadmill or elliptical for thirty minutes. …

"Dog Made Exercises" 
One of the easiest things I have ever done to stay in shape is getting a dog -- a cream and auburn Pomeranian to be exact. She is very active and energetic. …

Bicycle As Fast As I Could Go -- Released Stress I've Carried All My Life 
One day at the age of 25, I did the bicycle as fast as I could while doing the windmill with my hands... I let out the emotion I felt in me. It was …

A Variety Of Push Ups 
My workout uses different forms of pushups. It is designed to workout the arms, chest, and back. Each set will last 30 seconds. In that 30 seconds …

Hula hoops -- great cardio and fun exercise 
I work out a lot. What I do is walk for 10 minutes, then I jog for another 10. I do this for about 60 minutes. I then also hula hoop 5 days a week for …

CrossFit -- 20 minutes of torture 
I have tried everything. It all works but then I lose interest or it gets too costly. So, last year I started doing something called CrossFit. I am …

Cycling is a fun workout -- and the girls love me 
Cycling is very good workout and it's very fun too. I am cycling every day and it's really working for me. I do this just for fun, but I see on my …

Roller Derby -- The best workout I could ever get 
Competing in the Roller Derby is the best workout I could ever get. It's my responsibility to make my way through the other team's defense and score points. …

Power Yoga - strength plus cardio 
One of the most difficult workouts I have ever done is power yoga at my local YMCA. I am in decent shape; I work out 5 to 6 days a week with both …

Spinning class -- The change is great! 
I tried to do spinning once with my friends from college, when I was 19 years old. They were taking a class for an easy grade and the class was a spinning …

Great Ab Workout in 10 Minutes 
I follow a tremendous abs routine that is intense and guaranteed to wear you out, in a good way. The routine is scalable and you can do it if you’re a …

Squats from Hell 
One of my hardest workouts was last summer when I performed 3 sets of Squats from Hell - a common name for breathing squats. I had first …

Kickboxing, LETS DO IT! 
Well I got to the kickboxing class and at first I was rather intimidated because there are the experts who are obviously fit and toned to the T. Then …

P90X Workout Is No Laughing Matter 
I literally drooled awaiting the UPS driver with my new P90X workout and nutrition guide. When it finally crossed my threshold, I ripped the box open, …

Push ups and Pull ups -- Just Five More 
My workout was actually a series of workouts. I was fairly thin, but certainly not conditioned. I decided that I had to do something to change things. …

Weighted hula hoops make for an entertaining workout 
My favorite workout involves the use of a hula hoop and some kind of entertainment, either in the form of music or the TV. I started a couple years …

Any and all possible way workout 
I felt ashamed when my weight hit 93 kg. So I wanted to lose weight at any cost. I read magazines. I watched TV with advice on how to get slim. I took …

Krav Maga -- Israeli hand to hand combat training 
Krav Maga is an Israeli self defense and fighting style that helped me get stronger and more confident. First, let me tell you, I had never exercised …

Five Mile Fat Burning Walk 
My best workout is when I do Leslie Sansone's Five Mile Fat Burning Walk. It consists of five miles that are 12 to 12 and a half minutes a piece. I …

Body Weight Challenge 
This workout is called the Crossfit body weight challenge. All that it requires is a pull up bar, and a chair/handle bars to do tricep dips on, also some …

Zumba! So Much Fun It's Impossible To Quit! 
The best workout I have ever done is Zumba. It is a fitness class based upon Latin dance moves. I participate in this class three times a week; each …

HA-HA-HA THE THIGHMASTER!!! 
After I had my first baby I was a bit of a flabby mess. I was eighteen years old then. (My baby is seventeen years old now). My grandma gave me a …

Mountain Biking in Fruita 
The best workout I think I have ever had was in Fruita CO. The mountain biking trails there are numerous and range from beginner to VERY difficult. …

BMX my secret weapon to being lean and mean.  
Whenever a friend of mine asks me what they should do when it comes to losing weight, toning muscles or increasing their stamina, I always have the same …

WII and Dance Dance Revolution your way to weight loss. 
I gained a lot of weight when I got a job that requires me to face the computer almost 24/7. The lack of movements makes me feel lazy and tired but I just …

Trained as a boxer but never actually fought 
I noticed there was a boxing gym near where used to live. I was passing by and decided to join since I was and still am a boxing fan. This I did when I …

Weight loss through really intense thinking 
When I was 14 years old, I had a dog named Lady. As you all probably know, you are supposed to walk your dog everyday. Which of course I did. After …

The Hill -- Treadmill Workout To Sculpt Legs And Backside 
I am currently a college student and play basketball for the women's basketball team at my school. We were the champions of our conference this year …

Zumba away that flab! 
I was watching late night TV in a hotel and saw Zumba advertised. I have to admit the advert looked very cheesy, but I thought - why not?! Zumba is …

My best workout plan 
Two years ago I started weight training because I thought it would give me good result. I asked the more experienced guys and they gave me training program …

Hell On Earth 
The best workout I have ever done is called Hell On Earth. It was invented by a bodybuilder named Steve Michalik and I discovered it while reading an …

Lifeguard Workout: Sink or Swim 
I’ve been a lifeguard for 5 years now and being in top shape is a critical requirement for our job. Once a week we do an hour long fitness in-service …

Circuit training keeps me motivated! 
I finally decided to start exercising so I wanted to get one piece of equipment to assist in this attempt. I purchased a Total Gym, a trampoline, some …

In place sprinting, HIIT 
I have read a lot of studies on High Intensity Interval Training (HIIT), and the results are pretty promising especially compared to long duration sustained …

"Curling Good Fun with Baby" 
After I had my first baby I suffered with postpartum depression. I didn't want to take antidepressents because I was breastfeeding my daughter. My …

Pump Class - Weight Toning 
Over the last few weeks I’ve been attending a fitness class at my local gym. It’s called a Pump Class, 30 - 40 people doing strength training to music. …

Bellydance Is My Secret Workout! 
I was beginning to get fed up with the amount of time I was dedicating to cardio exercise with it kind of only benefiting me health-wise. I figured that …

Trying to win the girl... 
First time a girl took notice of me I was 19 years old. At the time I was 96 kgs, morbidly obese, and I really wanted her to like me so I worked like crazy …

Balance and Resistance 
For the last couple years some executive at the company I work for has been on a health and fitness kick. They apparently do not have enough busy work …

The 300 Workout 
You may be familiar with the movie “300”. If you are, then you know the kind of shape the actors had to get into for the film. A few months after …

Cheerleading Camp 
ok..the toughest workout i have ever done was in high school in 2007. I had made the cheerleading squad and had to go to cheer camp. The first day …

Preparation for a 5 mile run 
I have been feeling unhappy with my level of fitness for some time. My company was holding a 5 mile company social run. Some of my colleagues decided to …

Bikram yoga -- Really Hot Yoga 
By far, the toughest exercise I've ever done is a 90-minute Bikram yoga course. I took it a year ago after having done yoga in my home for six months. …

Best Shape of My Life With Home Workout 
My most difficult but rewarding workout was actually accomplished at home. My brother was a personal trainer at the time and I enlisted his help to whip …

Multiple Exercises Build Muscle Mass And Maintain Agility! 
I´m a martial artist and my weight is 143 lbs, and I always wanted more weight, so my kicks and punches could do more damage. But the only problem …

Make Every Muscle Hurt Workout 
i came up with this workout on my own after using programs and other means of learning different exercises. i basically work out every muscle i can …

Hard Core Lower Body Workout -- And Why I Quit 
I was in my late 30s. I'd recently recovered from a severe back injury, and I was trying to adapt to my new physicality while building up to my previous …

Return to fitness a long road 
After having a viral infection (zostella) and being immobile for 15 months, all my muscles were soft and movement was restrictive. As part of my …

The Cindy Crawford Workout 
Many, many years ago, I happened across a VHS videotape of the most popular supermodel (at the time) demonstrating her secret workout to keep her supermodel's …

Beating Diabetes 
My toughest workouts are going on as we speak. I am a diabetic in hopes of getting in better shape by losing some weight and getting off insulin. …

Why I Still Hate Larry 
My toughest workout started with a bet with my college roommate, Larry… as have many other exciting adventures in my life now that I think about it. …

Worst track workout I've ever done....  
It was a track workout in college and originally I wasn't supposed to be part of the group doing this workout but my coach threw me in at the last minute. …

My First (and last) Spinning Session 
When I was about 16, I went with my mum to a spinning session at our local leisure centre. We were going on holiday and both wanted some quick fat burning, …

Lifting two of my kids 
Lifting things are our part of our life. Lifting small things does not make any difference to our body. But lifting kids is a little bit strange and definitely …

Boxer's Workout 
The boxing workout doesn’t consist of the constant gut punches or dodging shots that you might think, but it will give you the same feeling. The workout …

Half Marathon on No Training 
About two years ago, when I was 23, I completed a half marathon. It was really tough work as I had done virtually no training and wasn't very fit. …

From a Smoker to a Marathon Runner 
I was determined to give up smoking so I came up with a plan: For every cigarette I smoked that day, I would have to run that number of miles. So …

Starting to exercise when I was fat and sedentary 
My toughest workouts were when I was just starting to exercise. Even though I was only in my mid-20s, I had been mostly sedentary due to the nature of …

Weight training on guided machines 
The hardest workout that I have ever tried is training with gym weight machines. When I started out, I didn’t know much about weight training and was …

My experience of Interval Training 
I'm relatively new to the gym so to the more experienced, this may sound like light work but as it was my first attempt at a workout, I really found it …

Pulldowns -- 50 kilos is not easy! 
The toughest workout I have ever done was when I was working as an expat in Thailand. I was never very serious about working out but one of my friends …

15 minutes is all you need 
The hardest workout I have ever done was off of a web site. It only took 15 min. It consisted of 12 burpees, then 100 yard dash, 10 pushups and 7 pull …

After I quit smoking 
I quit smoking a little over 6 months ago, and my toughest month was the first month following. That month I started biking on a daily basis. For someone …

Struggling to Start Back Up After Bariatric Surgery 
I had bariatric surgery and knew I needed to start my exercise routine. I had gotten to 325 pounds and had not really walked or exercised in years. …

Belly Dance for College 
When I was in college about 4 years ago, I found out that I needed a gym credit in order to graduate. I looked at my options and saw that belly dance was …

Tai Chi for the first time. 
Hello, my name is Gretchen and I would like to share my story about learning Tai Chi and how it has changed my life. First off, I would like to start …

Tae Bo advanced cardio and strength training. 
Billy Banks is a seven-time world martial arts champion. He has his own training center in Los Angeles. He has put together several workouts. I have …

Spinning is tough! 
The toughest workout that I have ever done would have to be spinning. My girlfriend talked me into a spinning class last month and it was very demanding. …

Spinning Almost Killed Me - But it was good! 
I was only about 17 and I had just joined the gym for the first time. The buzzword at the time was spinning. I thought how tough can it be? All you …

Sand Dunes in Manhattan Beach 
The most difficult workout that I have ever done was probably climbing up sand dunes in Manhattan Beach, California. In that city there is a park with …

Trying to get back to shape after a baby 
I had my two lovely babies. When the older one was two and a half and the younger one just about 6 months, I decided that enough is enough and now I just …

Weight training burnouts 
Burnouts consisted of a few things. It started simply enough with five sets of sit-ups, five sets of crunches, and elevator leg lifts. After we finished …

Grueling high school basketball practice 
As a freshman in high school, I decided to join the girls' basketball team, not thinking it would be too much work. Boy, was I wrong. The first day …

Hillclimb repetitions 
I'm a 40-year old male. My favorite tough workout is hill climb repeats on a bicycle. I love to ride my bike. I like the low-impact and high aerobic …

Enhancing my basketball training. 
I have been playing basketball since I was 7, and I've always wanted to improve. I was never satisfied. When I was around 16-17 years old I was still …

Tae-Bo for me 
The toughest workout I have ever done is Tae-Bo. I had the beginner's Billy Blanks DVD’s. My sister had used them before and she said they were wonderful. …

Team Building -- Basketball 
My sophomore year in high school basketball the year started out with team building . Team building is an exercise -- or more like a wake up call for the …

Two 20-mile runs in one weekend 
The hardest workout I ever completed was finishing two twenty mile trail runs in one weekend as preparation for an ultramarathon. I ran twenty miles …

I Got The Bench Press Blues 
My hardest work out has to be the old fashioned bench press. It’s not that just one workout is hard, it is that every workout is hard. I just cannot …

Barbell curl X 7 
I am an 18 year old college student and I began working out in June last year. My roommates are kind of like my personal trainers and we workout 4 days …

Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu for Total Body Fitness 
I first started training in Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu when I was 21 years old. I am now 31, and after 10 years of involvement in the martial art, I can truly …

Climbing Stong Mountain - 1422 meters of pain 
Back in 2001 a few friends asked me if I wanted to join them climbing Stong Mountain in Kelantan, Malaysia. It'd be fun, they said. And a lot of cute girls …

Competitive Figure Skating Training 
For all of my pre-teen years and for the bulk of my teen years I was in training for competitive figure skating. When watching the Olympics, I've often …

Swimming a mile 
When I was 16 I swam for my neighborhood swim team. Everyday after school I would go to my neighborhood pool and practice with my teammates. One day, …

A tough cricket workout 
When I was in school cricket was my favorite outdoor game and it still is. I am a six footer and lean built and I used to open for the team as a bowler. …

Killer Power circuit 
The most difficult workout I have ever completed was a combination of Power lifting, explosive style movements and Circuit training. It will kill you. …

Back Country running 
Last semester I took a military work out class. Basically I took a spot on the low rung in the ROTC program. I was not ready for the class, but after …

Leg lifts and star pushups and yes-no's 
Leg lifts are extremely intense. They are the best way to get cut abs, with low reps, in a small amount of time. Here's how they work: you simply sit …

Kung-Foo Power! 
So my girlfriend and I love kung-foo movies. We always have. We began wondering just what it would take to be as strong and "ripped" as people like Donnie …

The Toughest Workout you’ll ever Do – the P90x 
If you are ready to submit yourself to the toughest workout you will ever do, you’ll want to take a look at doing the grueling, but very beneficial P90x. …

5 mile run  
I'm 16 years old and I felt I needed to lose weight. My friend started a fitness club at our high school so I decided to join. I began to go and it …

During The Time I Had Been One Of The Fittest Men 
I was a man of around 18 to 19 years at the time am talking about. I was one of the promising athletes of our district at that time. I had to undergo …

Swimming 1000 Meters Butterfly Stroke Non Stop  
I started on the swim team when I was ten years old and have been a part time summer coach since I was 16 to 20 years old. Right now I am 26 years old …

Mountain Training (Manitou Springs Incline) 
Well this training event stared once I moved to Ft. Carson, CO. A few of my peers told me about this "incline" and that if you could do it in under an …

Simple walking and wonderful life in future 
I experienced good change in my life after my one month regular walking exercise. I don’t know whether people will agree to this but believe me it is true. …

Rock Climbing  
The toughest workout I have ever done was rock wall climbing. I rocked climbed with one of my friends for about an hour. The equipment that we used …

Sprint till you can't walk 
The hardest workout I ever did was supposed to be a fool-around fun workout in high school track. But I don't fool around, and so I paid for it. The …

Maria's All Out Ab Workout 
The toughest workout I’ve ever tried was “Maria’s All Out Ab Workout” at the college I attend when I was 19. During the first couple weeks of school …

Getting shredded: Jillian Michaels' 30-Day Shred Workout  
I've always considered myself to be in moderately good shape. I'm not an athlete by any means, but I can join a workout class or go on a hike and keep …

My 20 minute power yoga routine 
I am 26 years old now. I do power yoga 3 times in a week and breathing exercises daily. I started doing yoga to shed those extra kilograms I got during …

Leg injury while working out 
I had an injury experience while taking an exercise in my school days. We were doing this exercise that is meant to stretch the knees. I completely …

High Intensity Interval Workout 
This is a High Intensity Interval Workout I developed, that turns the usual formula of 2:1 around. Instead of resting twice as long as the amount of …

Getting into shape for tennis 
I am an avid tennis player and I have been playing tennis from my school days. On completion of my school, I joined a Bachelor of arts course with English …

Boot camp! 
I joined a gym and was just doing basic cardio stuff, like treadmill, elliptical, bike, etc. It was getting really boring, and I did not have the self …

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