Outdoor Exercise

A few days ago I posted Tara Scott’s Outdoor Pushup Variation video showing some extreme pushup drills. As amazing as they were, these pushup drills take it to another level. Tara Scott blogs about primal fitness and outdoor exercise and fitness. She is a senior instructor and trainer of primal body conditioning. Pushups are a […]

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Basic outdoor body weight exercise should be a foundation for any workout program and Coach Tara has these primal workouts down to an art form. The pushup is a basic movement that strengthens so many parts of your body, the chest, tricep, shoulders, core etc and with her variations, begins to work more and more […]

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Strong Women: Bondi Beach Rope Climb

by Rob on February 22, 2008

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Bondi beach is a mile long beach on Australia’s east coast and a suburb of Sydney and this video shows a strong woman doing the bondi beach rope climb. I had posted a video earlier about another rope climb where the guy did it a number of times up and down without stopping. Same location, […]

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Running Stairs For Fat Loss

by Rob on February 20, 2008

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I recently got this stair running workout emailed to me from Paul Becker and wanted to make it available. I’ve been waiting for the snow to melt so I can get back into stair running this spring. On the north bank of the Saskatchewan River here in Edmonton, there are a good number of different […]

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You’d think that tire flipping would be a simple thing, but find a 500 pound tractor tire and try it yourself. A used tractor tire can be used for many outdoor exercise routines including sledge hammer swings, a platform for box jumps or just picking it up and flipping it. Have a look. Tweet Share

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Outdoor Exercise: Rope Climbing

by Rob on February 1, 2008

Excellent example of rope climbing. Such a simple activity to build grip, back and arm strength and he doesn’t even use his feet. Tweet Share

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You’ve seen these abdominal exercises done on the end of a bench before, but I am willing to bet that you’ve never seen them done from a hanging position. Some extreme outdoor abdominal exercises making use of simple playground equipment. Tweet Share

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I’ve only ever seen muscle ups done with rings but here’s another excellent example of making use of outdoor playground equipment. Muscle ups done on a bar with a double foot plant. Nice stuff. Definitely going to work this into my outdoor workout Tweet Share

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Outdoor Exercise: Sandbag Press

by Rob on February 1, 2008

Sandbag training seems simple enough as filingl a bag with sand and then lifting it. Lift the sandbag, carry it, throw it, do overhead presses with it or carry it around the block. It’s not as simple as you’d think. This video shows the simple sandbag press. Sandbags are very versatile outdoor exercise gear that […]

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