These are a few of my favorite things that I will be doing lots more of in 2014…
1.Body Weight exercises
What it is: Body weight exercises are strength training exercises that do not require equipment; your own weight provides the resistance for the movement. Movements such as the push-up, the pull-up, and the sit-up are some of the most common bodyweight exercises.
Why I like it: Using my own body strength, this kind of workout engages the core, utilizes many different muscle groups, and can be done basically anywhere. From push-ups and squats, to lunges and planks, there is really no end to the variations I can do. Sometimes I do the workout on its own, and sometimes I will stick a few body weight exercises in at the end of a run. Here’s my favorite quickie (source:crossfit): [Read more…]