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November 16, 2012

WBMW Fitness Tip: Burpee’s

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The Danish philosopher and poet Soren Kierkegaard wrote:
“There are two ways to be fooled. One is to believe what isn’t true. The other is to refuse to accept what is true.”

With over a decade of having the blessing and responsibility of coaching people one on one and in groups, this statement rings true to why many folks do not get the body they desire and deserve. Today’s microwave “I want it now with as little work as possible” culture makes it hard for us to sometimes believe that there is no such thing as instant results. One workout at the gym won’t change your body, just like eating one slice of cake won’t either. The truth is that life and getting into the shape you desire to be in for your life takes consistent effort in creating and maintaining habits that serve you towards that goal. Truth – it is not easy. Simple? Yes. Easy? No.

If it were easy, everyone would be in shape. We are all busy with family, with friends, with work, heck with life! That isn’t about to change for most of us. Truth be told the longer we live the busier we tend to get, which is why it is so important to carve out daily time to building habits to create the body you desire and deserve. That means making time 4-6 days per week for physical activity and eating well 80% of the time (and by well I mean good foods and proper portions for the shape you desire to be in). So don’t let the infomercials and the “get ripped in 5 days” ads fool you. And don’t let the folks who tell you that “you’ll never change so why bother” fool you either. You can have the body you desire & deserve. It’ll just take simple & consistent work.
Go get it.

This week’s body weight circuit is a simple one: Burpee’s!
Complete as many as you can in 1 min, rest for 1 min.
Complete 3-10 sets recording the number of burpee’s you get each time. Then aim to beat your round & total numbers for the next workout!
Complete 3-5 of these workouts this week to stoke your conditioning and get you en route to a stronger, leaner and healthier body!
Bless.

And remember
“Repetition breeds strength.”
Mark



About the Author

marksparks
Mark Sparks is a Certified Personal Trainer and a Certified Practitioner of Neuro Linguistics Programming. His approach in the gym mirrors his approach to life – Actions not Words.




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