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Just because it’s the final week doesn’t mean we’re going to let up the pace. This week, I want you to keep up your cardio intervals – in fact, I want you to do even more intervals. Read More
Cardio: Aim for three cardio segments at 60 to 85 per cent of your max heart rate plus one interval session. Any cardio workout will do. Good options include walking, jogging, elliptical or swimming. Read More
Welcome to Week 2 of the 2013 Globe Life Boot Camp. This week, amp up your cardio by doing three cardio workouts at 60- to 85-per-cent of your max heart rate. Any cardio workout will do. Good options include walking, jogging, elliptical or swimming. Read More
New year, new you: This easy-to-follow, full-body program will help kick-start your fitness for 2013. You can do it at the gym or in your own living room – so there’s no excuse to miss a workout. The intensity ramps up over the course of four weeks, so don’t fall behind! Click here for Week 1 of Bootcamp.
THE ANSWER: It’s important that you continue to challenge yourself (and if you haven’t been doing an outdoor boot camp, it’s not too late to grab a thera-band and head to your local park). Read More.
Welcome to Week 4 of The Globe and Mail’s Summer 2012 Boot Camp. Remember to always check with your doctor before starting a new fitness routine. Remember, intervals are relative to your fitness level. If you are a beginner, your “fast” interval may be walking at a slightly higher speed. If you are advanced, your “fast” interval may be an all out sprint. Work at your personal fitness level. Read More
Beginner: In the middle cardio segment, do the lower end of recommended intervals.
Advanced: In the middle cardio segment, do the higher end of recommended intervals.
Summer is finally here and no doubt your figure is on your mind. How could it not be, with all those shorts, swimsuits and sundresses? Take advantage of the warm, sunny days to make fitness fun again. Read More
The question: I have a few queries about your boot camp. Should the cardio exercises be done before the circuit or after them? What cardio workouts can I do at home? Also, what are good cool-down exercises?
The answer: If by “cardio exercises” you mean the jumping jacks, bum kicks and burpies that are part of the boot-camp circuit, do them every time you go through the exercises. They’re integral to the circuit. Read More
Welcome to Week 4 of Globe Life’s 2012 Winter Boot Camp. This four-week program, designed by personal trainer Kathleen Trotter, can be done at home or at the gym. In this final week, we’re challenging all the major muscle groups. Read More.