What is a Single Leg Squat Thrust

What is a...

Name of exercise

Single leg squat thrust

What's it for?

Cardio, core and upper body.

Top tips

  • Hold a strong pressup position throughout.
  • Keep your belly up and bum tucked
  • Lift one knee up to touch the arm
  • Switch legs in a quick, controlled fashion.

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Next level guide to the rowing machine

Rowing machine exercise

My great friend Mollie takes us through the next stage in the rowing machine. If you are an absolute beginner, check out her first tutorial video here.

But here she helps us progress in rowing, giving us some top tips to help you get more from this fantastic bit of kit!

Just be aware, I forced her into making this video straight after she had completed an 18k training row!

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What is a Squat Thrust

What is a...

Name of exercise

Squat thrust

What's it for?

Cardio, core.

Top tips

  • Start in a strong plank position, with belly up and bum tucked.
  • Jump both feet up close to elbows.
  • Jump both feet back to the same strong plank position you started in.
  • Don't let your belly sag.

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What is a Burpee

What is a...

Name of exercise

Burpees

What's it for?

Cardio, legs and core.

Top tips

  • Go down, back, in then up.
  • Make sure you hold a good,strong plank position with your belly half way through.

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Beginner’s guide to the rowing machine

The rowing machine is a very common and popular piece of kit in most gyms. Here is a beginner's tutorial on how to use them.

Join my great friend, Mollie, as she shows you how to set up the machine, what to look out for in the display and how to row safely and effectively.

Just be aware, I forced her into making this video straight after she had completed an 18k training row!

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Workout with us – Fast and Furious Fitness 2×5 min

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What it works...

This quickie will get you fitter.

Who can do it?

Done steady, this is a basic workout. But if you go all out, it's a real tough one!

How long?

Approx 10 minutes.

OK then, let's do this...

A couple of sections here, each lasting only 5 minutes. Section 1 alternates x2 exercises for 60, 45, 30, 15 seconds with no pause!

  • Jumping jacks
  • Reverse lunge

Section 2 again alternates between x2 exercises for 60, 45, 30, 15 seconds. Again, with no pause!

  • Single leg squat thrusts.
  • Squats.

Let's go!

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Strength and fitness – x16, 12, 8 reps

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What it works...

Round one will improve your strength, round 2 will improve your fitness.

Who can do it?

This is a difficult one, but suitable for all if you take it steady.

How long?

As long as you want it to take. No time limit.

OK then, let's do this...

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