The 9-minute exercise routine that can be done anywhere, anytime

If your New Year’s resolution to exercise more has already been broken, all hope is not lost. Two Vancouver fitness experts have developed an exercise routine that’s too simple to ignore and it only takes nine minutes. Fitness coach Nick Middleton and his business partner Phil Wittmer run Westcoast Strength and Movement. Their nine-minute workout includes nine exercises to be done for one minute each, with breaks in between. The …

Finding Fitness: CrossFit

Crossfit is probably one of the most debated fitness activities that have divided fitness fanatics all around the world. This high-intensity training fitness regime, created in 2000 by Greg Glassman, incorporates elements from high-intensity interval training, Olympic weightlifting, plyometrics, powerlifting, gymnastics, callisthenics, strongman and many more training methods. Glassman, a former gymnast, developed this activity after discovering that he could get stronger by using dumbbells and barbells rather than just …

10 Minute High Intensity Fat-Burning Circuit Workout

  In a study done recently, referring the effectiveness of high-intensity circuit training, published by the American College of Sports Medicine, the researchers designed a conditioning routine that can be done anywhere in a little less than 10 minutes. The exercises in this high-intensity 10-minute workout are performed in intervals of 30 seconds each, followed by 20 seconds of cool-off or rest time and transition between exercises. The 10-minute workout …