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How to Begin Playground Workouts

In DIY Fitness Equipment & Reviews, Methods & Success Mindset, Playground Workouts by The Fit Rebel

Playground workouts are an excellent way to get outside and breath new life into your stale workouts. Nothing is better than getting out in the sunshine and fresh air while unleashing your creative nature with some workouts you may not practice in a commercial gym. While a playground workout may seem simple enough, I’ve learned a few things over the years regarding …

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Side Plank Progressions for Lateral Chain

In Core & Abs Training, Uncategorized by The Fit Rebel

Side planks are a staple for training the lateral chain. They also do wonders for the hips which is key if you’re looking to improve leg strength or kicking power. The problem is, there’s not a lot out there regarding how to progress or regress side planks. This causes a lot of folks to just plop down on the floor …

Intro to Handstand Push Ups

In Playground Workouts, Progressive Calisthenics, Push up Training by The Fit Rebel

  Few moves will build upper body muscle and strength like the handstand push up. The only problem is it’s a really tough move to even start training even for the experienced exercise enthusiast. I’ve met more than a few folks who can lift a weight fine enough but struggle with handstand push ups. Even those who claim they can …

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11 Fitness Lessons From the Trenches

In Methods & Success Mindset by The Fit Rebel

Some of the best fitness information doesn’t come from a research study Fitness and strength is one of those areas in life where theory and assumptions just won’t cut it. In order to get in shape, you have to use information that can only come from real proven methods. And I’m not talking about methods that are proven in a …

8 Essential Tips for Playground Workouts

In Playground Workouts, Uncategorized by The Fit Rebel

Playground workouts are so good in so many ways. You get to “play outside”. There is no waiting for equipment. You have multiple “gyms” in your area. It’s a free “membership”. The exercises are top shelf. I could go on and on. Here are some tips to help you get the most out of your playground workouts:  Stay aware of …