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Gymnastics Exercise Part 3

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This is the third an final part 3 of 3 gymnastics exercise guide. These last few are a little more intense and technical than the others with rings and box jumps. Enjoy!

Air Squats

Box Jumps

Step Ups

Planks

Muscle Ups

Ring Dips

Ring Push Ups

Ring Rows

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Kettlebell Workouts

The kettlebell has caught on like wild fire, and for good reason.Its just a big ol' heavy weight with a handle on it. You can swing it, throw, squat it, snatch it, clean it, its awesome. Here a few of the common kettlebell workouts.

Kettlebell Swing

Ketlebell Snatch

Kettlebell Cleans

Kettlebell Thrusters

Kettlebell Press

Goblet Squats

Sumo Deadlift High Pull

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Gymnastics Exercises Part 2

This is part 2 of our video list of gymnastics exercises. These are some of the essential body weight exercises that usually require minimal equipment.

Handstand Push Ups

Flutter Kicks

Leg Raises

Hollow Rocks

Reverse Crunches

Dips

Lunges

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Skill Exercises

Brute strength is awesome, but what good is it if you can't perform daily or complex tasks. thats why I make sure to include exercises for specific skills in my workouts. They also work out many muscles that may get ignored from doing the same repetitive exercises. Thats what functional fitness is all about! Below are a few that I include in my workouts.

Rope Climb

Bar Hops

Hang Board

Compus Board

Rock Wall

Sledge Hammer

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gymnastics exercises part 1

Gymnastics moves? Maybe not the graceful high flying acrobats of Olympic gymnast, but the following gymnastics exercises are a daily must. This is just part 1 of of 3 because there are so many to cover! Here are the first few to give you a good idea of how to perform them properly.

Push Ups

Pull Ups

Sit Ups

Toes to Bar

Ab Mat sit ups

Back Extensions

GHD Sit Ups

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The Workout Workbook

Here at desert-fit we recently came up with a new workbook to help you program and schedule your workouts, as well as document and track your performance.

The Desert-Fit workbook is a downloadable PDF that contains the Desert-fit workout structure, log pages, and a performance tracking page. 

There are over 2 months worth of log pages included in the workbook. These help document your daily workouts, and can be used to schedule and plan them using the Desert-Fit Workout Structure. It in clues a template for how the workouts should look, and a guide to what types of exercises to do each day.

almost more importantly, the workbook contains a log sheet to track your performance. There are sections to track your weight lifting personal records, fasted run times, and even Triathlon times.

If you'd like to download one for yourself, just click the picture below!

The Results

So does the the program work? Well for a taste Below is a graph of how much my personal weights ave improved. Look them over and decide for yourself. Every day We're improving the program of each upcoming version.


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Olympic and Power Lifting Form

Olympic and power lifts are some of the most dynamic and useful exercises you can. However, they can be rendered useless, or even result in injury if performed improperly. Because of that here are some videos that show how to perform the movements correctly. We will be covering the following lifts: back squats, push press, snatch, bench press, front squat, cleans, deadlift, overhead squat, clean and jerk.

 

Back Squats

 

Push Press

 

Snatch

 

Bench Press

 

Front Squat

 

Cleans

 

Deadlift

 

Oerhead Squat

 

Clean and Jerk