Articles from Range of Motion

Sit-ups May Be Doing Your More Harm Than Good (and what to do instead)

Sit-ups May Be Doing Your More Harm Than Good (and what to do instead)

For as long as there have been gyms, there have been sit-ups. For good reason. They can be performed with no equipment and they’re relatively easy to complete. But are these really ‘good’ reasons? You’ll notice the benefits are more about convenience and a low barrier...

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Why your Grandma (and you) should train like a STRONGMAN.

Why your Grandma (and you) should train like a STRONGMAN.

Usually reserved for big sweaty dudes with bulging muscles and bushy beards, ‘Strongman’ style training may actually be one of the best things you can do for your health and fitness. ‘Strongman’ training is characterised by heavy weights, odd objects and short,...

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How difficult exercise is, is NOT a measure of its benefit

How difficult exercise is, is NOT a measure of its benefit

There seems to be a general belief that the HARDER an exercise session is, the more BENEFIT it will give you. That without ending up in a crumpled, sweaty puddle on the floor, the session will be a waste of time. Too often, we tend to think that levels of exertion and...

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SESSION NOTES: Power (1012-1031)

SESSION NOTES: Power (1012-1031) Complete one couplet every 2:30 until each has been completed four times. Go immediately from one exercise in the couplet to the next.  Power sessions incorporate very heavy power lifting; heavy Olympic lifting; moderate weighted...

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SESSION NOTES: Rowing (942)

SESSION NOTES: Airbike (942) Complete as many total meters as possible over the following airbike intervals. As fast as possible on each interval while still maintaining pace: 3x 60s work, 120s active recovery. 2x 120s work, 240s active recovery. 1x 180s work.  ...

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SESSION NOTES: Rowing (941)

SESSION NOTES: Rowing (941) Complete as many total meters as possible over the following rowing intervals. As fast as possible on each interval while still maintaining pace: 6x 20s work, 80s active recovery. 4x 25s work, 100s active recovery. 2x 30s work, 120s active...

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SESSION NOTES: Rowing (940)

SESSION NOTES: Rowing (940) Complete as many total meters as possible over the following rowing intervals. As fast as possible on each interval while still maintaining pace: 9x 5s work, 60s passive rest. 6x 10s work, 120s passive rest. 3x 15s work, 180s passive rest....

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SESSION NOTES: Rowing (940-942)

SESSION NOTES: Heavy Barbell Conditioning (77)5, 3, 1, 3, 5 minute AMRAPs with a 2:1 work to rest ratio. Resume each interval where you finished the previous.5 Back squat (75% max)5 Power clean and jerk (75% max) This session contains one element of each of the four...

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