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Burpees - Full Body Workout #1 | StepsApp Exercise & Training

Burpees – a full body workout to loose weight!

Burpees for a full body workout to loose weight! Burpees are a fundamental and full bodyweight exercise which improves your coordination, balance and strength. It is a standard exercise in Crossfit. In our workout we have the light version of it. Without jumping and less effort on the ground. Burpees are a full body workout to loose weight. Why Burpees? Burpees are a full bodyweight exercise which trains different skills of your body. It combines several fitness exercises to a fluid movement and betters your coordination, balance and strength. They are perfect for body fat burning. Due their intense they burn a ton of calories, much more than with moderate exercising. Watch the StepsApp Video on YouTube for “How to do a Burpee?”: How to do a Burpee? In general Burpees are an advanced exercise which combines several fitness exercises into a fluid movement. It is a mixture of squat, push-up and stretch with hands. We choose a basic and light version of this powerful exercise. This is how to start with Burpees as a beginner. 1. Starting position: Stand …

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Endurance despite muscle mass – is it possible?

Many athletes believe that you can’t have endurance with a lot of muscle. Is that true?  Is it possible to improve stamina despite muscle mass? Endurance vs Strength Comparing endurance athletes with strength athletes, the difference is most obvious at first glance. Endurance athletes are thinner and strength athletes simply have more muscle mass. Why?  Strength athletes have more of the so-called white muscle fibers. These are thicker, can generate more power, and are driven faster. The energy supply happens anaerobically, without oxygen, and due to the fast lactate increase the white muscle fibers tire very quickly. Runners and endurance athletes have much more red muscle fibers, in contrast to strength athletes . They are much thinner than the white fibers and are also driven slower. The energy supply is aerobic, with oxygen, and they work much more energy efficiently. Is it possible to improve stamina despite muscle mass? Yes, that is possible. With more muscle mass, you do also have to carry more weight during endurance training, which takes more energy, but the muscle …

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5 exercises for a flat belly

Let’s go for a flat belly and strong core muscles! A flat belly is a sign of fitness and health. But beside the optical reasons, a fit belly makes you stronger and gives you stability for your daily movements. You will have less injuries and feel more comfortable. Train for a flat belly and strong core muscles! A strong core is also important for a better mobility and coordination. How to get your Six-pack in Five Weeks – Flat belly We have five exercises for you, which create a lean and rock-hard waist. No matter if you are a beginner or a pro. How to do get stronger core muscles Start with the following exercises from the top to the bottom. Each as long as you can with around 60 sec break. 3-4 times a week. In week one you make one round, week two its two rounds and so on. In week five you make five rounds of each exercise and we promise, you will have an IRON BELLY! 1. Classical Sit-up for a flat belly Lie …