REVIEW: Les Mills RPM 70 – does it make me wet and wanting?
Let me just say this, my maximum heart rate when I exited the class was at 161. That's the highest I have achieved in the last 2 months of various workouts. Each track works you up right from the start and there was hardly any recovery. So it wasn't unusual to see your heart rate spiking and finally peaked at 161.
This time, Glen Ostergaard has changed the track sequences and added more cardio and extended interval routines. We also have sprint standing. There was very little recovery from ...
To Six-Pack or Not
No, we are clearly not talking about the 6 pack of the beer variety. We are talking about "a popular term for the rectus abdominis muscle of body builders, the appearance of which is characterised by excessively developed rounded muscle bellies separated by horizontal tendinous intersections, resembling a six pack of beverage cans" as qouted by Segen's Medical Dictionary.
When I first embarked on this fitness mission, my goals started with small steps. I measured my progress simply by the ...
Beginner Kettleball Routine
“The reason for the surge in kettlebell training is that it gets back to basic training that requires functional, whole body fitness… a great way to get a whole body workout in arelatively short period of time.” The American Council on Exercise (ACE)
I love it too. Its fun and it works with different movements - a good change from my Les Mills BodyPump class in the gym.
The form is very important, so if you are attempting it for the first time, I suggest you consult with a Kettleb...