Tag Archives: cardio

How much exercise to lose weight? Not that much!

You’re ready to take on the battle of the bulge. You’ve got your diet plan down, but you’re not sure how much you should be exercising to lose weight. Two days a week? Three? Maybe six or even seven? My … Continue reading

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Lorn’s Intense Crazy Circuits – II

I’ve created a new Intense Crazy Circuits routine for me and Gill to do tomorrow morning…mix it up a bit. 😀 – still the same format: Warm up: 7 exercises repeated 3 times. Main set: 3 sets of 4 exercises, … Continue reading

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20 week getting started plan

Whether you’re just starting up introducing exercise into your life, or getting back into exercise after a pregnancy or time away from exercise, this 20 week plan should help you get back into making exercise an every day part of … Continue reading

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Wk32 – Spin then Insanity Day 17 Cardio Power & Resistance

Wednesday night and I went to Bella as usual straight from work. I changed into my gym gear and my new Saucony Paramounts…. and went to up to the gym to go on one of the bikes.  They were all … Continue reading

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Wk32 – Spinfit and Insanity Day 16 Cardio Recovery

You  might have noticed I’ve been a little quiet about any training in the last few days… usually I start Mondays with an early morning run, but after my disturbed sleep on Sunday night after my 5 hours gardening and … Continue reading

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WK31 – 5M treadmill hills then Insanity Day 14

Wednesday night and it was pouring so I decided to run on the treadmill. I like running in the rain, but I knew I had to do an Insanity workout after my run, so I didn’t want to do it … Continue reading

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Wk30 – 5.55k of 3 x 5 hills then Insanity Day 11

Wednesday night and it was hill reps followed by Insanity Day 11: Cardio Power and Resistance. After the pressure I had put on myself to run a fast 10k on Wednesday, I thought hill reps would be a great idea to … Continue reading

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Insanity Cardio Power and Resistance

Another decent DVD workout from the Insanity team entitled  Insanity Cardio Power and Resistance; build lean muscle and upper-body definition with strength-training and power moves.  Although I don’t think it was nearly as hard as the Plyometric Cardio Circuit I … Continue reading

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Insanity Plyometric Cardio Circuit

If you want a hard workout, Insanity Plyometric Cardio Circuit is it. This was my second time doing it and granted it was a bit easier because I kind of knew what was coming up, but it was still tough. … Continue reading

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Wk27 – 60 min Spin, Insanity Day 3

Saturday morning and I was up early to get to Bella gym at 8am.  I got on a spin bike in the empty spin studio again… same as last week.  Luckily today I sat on a bike which was close … Continue reading

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