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  • Publisher: Medium
    2022-07-28

    How to Do More Pullups The (Almost) Easy Way

    DFD Head Coach: This is an excellent training technique. /While you can often succeed on a more modest volume at things like squats or deadlifts (if you do them), the same does not hold true for the upper body exercises that make you wanna whip your shirt off in front of innocent passers-by, strike a double biceps pose, and go “hey, do you have the number for a veterinarian? ‘CUZ THESE PUPPIES ARE SICK!”
    DFD Head Coach: This is an excellent training technique. /While you can often succeed on a more modest volume at things like squats or deadlifts (if you do them), the same does not hold true for the upper body exercises that make you wanna whip your shirt off in front of innocent passers-by, strike a double biceps pose, and go “hey, do you have the number for a veterinarian? ‘CUZ THESE PUPPIES ARE SICK!” Share Button

    Tags: exercises, fitness, advice, strength, technique, how-to, drills, beginners, pull-ups

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  • Publisher: Greatist
    2022-07-13

    A Beginner’s Guide to Building a Strength Training Plan

    DFD Head Coach: Wish I'd had this when I first started working out. / Everything you need to know about building a strength training routine that'll help you meet your goals — plus sample workouts to get you started.
    DFD Head Coach: Wish I'd had this when I first started working out. / Everything you need to know about building a strength training routine that'll help you meet your goals — plus sample workouts to get you started. Share Button

    Tags: fitness, advice, goals, workouts, gym, how-to, beginners, home-gym

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  • Publisher: Medium
    2022-07-13

    Make every push-up your first one.

    DFD Head Coach: Brilliant. / This simple change will make your workout more effective.
    DFD Head Coach: Brilliant. / This simple change will make your workout more effective. Share Button

    Tags: fitness, advice, strength, muscle, technique, chest, beginners, home-gym, push-up

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  • Publisher: Discover Magazine
    2022-07-04

    Why You Should Start Swimming for Exercise This Summer

    DFD Head Coach: I'm seriously considering taking up swimming. There's an aquatic center nearby, membership is cheap, and my body could use some conditioning that doesn't involve working in the hot sun... / As temperatures rise, swimming is not only great for cooling off, but also has many physical health benefits.
    DFD Head Coach: I'm seriously considering taking up swimming. There's an aquatic center nearby, membership is cheap, and my body could use some conditioning that doesn't involve working in the hot sun... / As temperatures rise, swimming is not only great for cooling off, but also has many physical health benefits. Share Button

    Tags: fitness, advice, fat-burn, full-body, cardio, beginners, swimming

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  • Publisher: MensFitness
    2022-07-04

    What Is Rucking? How To Get Started + Mental & Physical Benefits | Men's Fitness UK

    DFD Head Coach: Does it count if you're already carrying an extra 20lbs around in the belly region? Asking for a friend... / Seeking an alternative cardio outlet to running, Ryan Hall stumbled upon ‘rucking’. Here he explains why it might be time to pack your bags...
    DFD Head Coach: Does it count if you're already carrying an extra 20lbs around in the belly region? Asking for a friend... / Seeking an alternative cardio outlet to running, Ryan Hall stumbled upon ‘rucking’. Here he explains why it might be time to pack your bags... Share Button

    Tags: technique, how-to, fat-burn, full-body, cardio, beginners, personal-trainer, rucking, hiking, walking

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  • Publisher: Medium
    2022-07-04

    Fitness Isn’t Fair. Here Are 3 Truths You Needs to Accept

    DFD Head Coach: It's hard, sometimes, not to compare yourself with others, particularly in the gym. / Some people have all the advantages. Others have all the talent. A select few have both. Chances are you don’t fall into any of these categories, and that’s a frustrating place to be. Success is…
    DFD Head Coach: It's hard, sometimes, not to compare yourself with others, particularly in the gym. / Some people have all the advantages. Others have all the talent. A select few have both. Chances are you don’t fall into any of these categories, and that’s a frustrating place to be. Success is… Share Button

    Tags: fitness, advice, gym, beginners, personal-trainer

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  • Publisher: Esquire
    2022-07-01

    The Benefits Of Swimming Are Totally Worth The Goggle Marks

    DFD Head Coach: This makes me want to get a pool membership. / Here are 16 workouts to get you started.
    DFD Head Coach: This makes me want to get a pool membership. / Here are 16 workouts to get you started. Share Button

    Tags: fitness, workouts, technique, fat-burn, beginners, swimming, pool

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  • Publisher: fitandwell.com
    2022-06-23

    What are the benefits of swimming?

    DFD Head Coach: You don't have to convince me - I just need to find time in my schedule to hit the pool... / We asked the experts; what are the benefits of swimming and what does it do to your body? Here’s what they said
    DFD Head Coach: You don't have to convince me - I just need to find time in my schedule to hit the pool... / We asked the experts; what are the benefits of swimming and what does it do to your body? Here’s what they said Share Button

    Tags: fitness, workouts, gym, muscle-mass, full-body, agility, beginners, swimming

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  • Publisher: DMoose
    2022-06-22

    6 Days Pull-Up Workout Plan to Get the Results You Want

    DFD Head Coach: I can't do more than one or two unassisted pullups, myself. This is an excellent guide to starting out or building on where I --err-- you are now. If you're new to pull-ups and want to learn how to do a pull-up in a short time, we have one of the most efficient workouts for you to increase your muscle strength & endurance.
    DFD Head Coach: I can't do more than one or two unassisted pullups, myself. This is an excellent guide to starting out or building on where I --err-- you are now. If you're new to pull-ups and want to learn how to do a pull-up in a short time, we have one of the most efficient workouts for you to increase your muscle strength & endurance. Share Button

    Tags: fitness, muscle, technique, gym, how-to, beginners, pull-ups

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  • Publisher: Men's Journal
    2022-05-30

    How to Do Squats: A Step-by-Step Guide

    Fitness expert Lee Boyce breaks down how to do squats. From warming up to proper body position and more, here's how to master the classic barbell back squat.
    Fitness expert Lee Boyce breaks down how to do squats. From warming up to proper body position and more, here's how to master the classic barbell back squat. Share Button

    Tags: fitness, strength, muscle, technique, how-to, dumbbells, barbell, beginners

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  • Publisher: Roman Fitness Systems
    2022-05-27

    How to Bulgarian Split Squat: Technique, Benefits, and 7 Variations

    For beginners all the way to advanced trainees, the bulgarian split squat is one of the best lower body exercises. Here's how to master it.
    For beginners all the way to advanced trainees, the bulgarian split squat is one of the best lower body exercises. Here's how to master it. Share Button

    Tags: strength, workouts, technique, how-to, muscle-mass, beginners

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  • Publisher: Men's Health
    2022-05-26

    4 Beginner Fitness Mistakes—and How to Avoid Them

    If you're just starting out in the gym, make sure to steer clear of these common gains-blockers.
    If you're just starting out in the gym, make sure to steer clear of these common gains-blockers. Share Button

    Tags: fitness, strength, muscle, workouts, technique, how-to, muscle-mass, beginners

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