Looking for a high intensity, fat torching workout that doesn’t require a treadmill or other boring cardio equipment? Yeah who wouldn’t, right? Let’s face it, cardio is not always fun — especially on those days where you just want to “get it over with”. We have something just for you and they’re called Battle Ropes. They are used by world renowned trainers and professional athletes – so you know it works!
Check out our video using Battle Ropes
Benefits of Battle Ropes
Fat Killer – Burn 300 to 500 calories in as little as 30 minutes – just think how long you would have to spend on the treadmill for the same results! AND when you’re done, you’re body is still in furnace mode – burning higher amounts of calories for hours afterwards.
Builds muscle and burns fat at the same time! – Add lean, toned muscle to your shoulders, core and biceps, while also getting an awesome cardio workout.
Quick Workouts – Good news, if you’re short on time, a 10 to 20 minute battle rope circuit routine will do the trick
- If you’re really looking to melt some fat, the Tabata Protocol, a 20-second all out 100% effort set, followed by a 10-second rest period, and repeated 8 times for a total of 4 minutes is one of the best fat burning methods around!
- Workout lasting as little as four minutes – you can do multiple rounds of Tabata, that’s if you’re not toast after the first circuit!
- Tabata is flexible — mix in different exercises to work the entire body.
- Fun and a great way to bust trough plateaus!
Grab a Partner – Awesome workout for partners or groups
Give it a shot and let us know what you think!
For more HIIT ideas, try our Quick 13 Minute Cardio Circuit
2Chainz Pretty Girls Fit Fest: Pretty Girls Like Trap Music
Atlanta’s Hottest Fitness Trainers Missy Mostrom, Stephanie LeBeau, DaShaun “Guru” Johnson & Lana Ector Whipped Over 200 Pretty Girls into Shape at Center Stage for the Release of 2Chainz “Pretty Girls Like Trap Music” Album
This past Thursday, June 15th over 200 of Atlanta’s prettiest girls showed up to the Loft at Center Stage in athletic gear for one reason…because they love trap music! Event attendees were excited and ready to sweat it out to 2Chainz new album “Pretty Girls Like Trap Music” with a few of Atlanta’s hottest fitness trainers and were surprised to receive an official “Pretty Girls Like Trap Music” pink yoga mat which came in handy during the three 45-minute workout sessions.
Session 1 featured trainers Stephanie LeBeau and Missy Mostrom of VESTA who opened the night with kickboxing moves and rotational exercises that increased heartbeats and spirits. Then the Guru of Abs himself, Dashaun Johnson, took the stage for Session 2 and after a quick warm up he turned it up and took it off! Always one to focus on breathing during his workouts, you could hear the ladies calling out the numbers of their sets throughout the entire venue. To close out the night in Session 3, Lana Ector came to represent that Black Women Workout Too and showed all the pretty girls that a little twerking can be considered a workout too.
Throughout the evening attendees were able to relax in the Pretty Girls lounge wherein they previewed the “Pretty Girls Like Trap Music” album and refreshed themselves with Propel Electrolyte Water.The next stop on the Trap Fitness tour will be….well you just have to stay tuned to find out.
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The All New Black Fitness Today Podcast!
The Black Fitness Today Podcast is here! Allow us to re-introduce ourselves:
We’re Ilen and Lauren Bell, the husband and wife team behind Black Fitness Today! We want to take things a step further and start a podcast to further connect with you, and bring you even more interviews, tips and tools to keep you fit, empowered and inspired!
What better way to kick things off than by interviewing the fitness industry’s most trusted consultant and CEO of Fit Body Boot Camp – the fast growing fitness business in the world – Bedros Keuilian! He was even recently named one of the “20 Faces of Franchising” by Global Franchise Magazine. But his success was hard earned. Bedros and his family immigrated to America from Armenia, with less than $300. But his family’s determination and will to overcome led Bedros from digging through dumpsters for food, to reaching massive professional and personal success.
Listen to this motivating and informative episode as Bedros drops gems for days – – not only for the current and aspiring fitness professional, but for anyone looking to elevate their life! What does hitting the snooze button really mean subconsciously? How do you make time for healthy living while always on the go? What’s the best way for fitness professionals to avoid burnout and make their passion into a profitable living? Get answers to these questions and so much more.
Keeping you fit, inspired and empowered! We are Black Fitness Today. The premier fitness lifestyle brand for the black community.
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