Here we have a solid 5 station tactical strength circuit which is very suitable for someone looking to increase their strength and fitness both in the same workout.
Author Archives: Jim Halton
Bodweight Workout “The King Pin”
Here’s a great little workout that I like to recommend especially if you are pushed for time. It covers all the aspects, only takes 20 minutes and can be done anywhere and with zero equipment.
Armor Building Complex
The armour building complex is a great kettlebell complex which works as both a full body strength complex but also has a good conditioning element and provides a solid core workout. The Armor Building Complex The Armor Building Complext consists of three movements, the clean, the press and the front squat so its perfect forContinue reading “Armor Building Complex”
Workout finishers are ideal for the end of a session, whether thats a full body workout, a cardio session or a pure strength session. Try one of these quick workout finishers at the end of your workout. OR if you are limited for time, you can even do one of these as a standalone workoutContinue reading “Workout Finishers”
Kettlebell Circuit Training
Here’s a tough kettlebell and sandbag circuit which is great for conditioning as well as hitting some cardio, full body exercise and some functional strength training. You will need a sandbag and a kettlebell for this one.
This is one of my staple workouts when I am gearing up towards an event, a fight or just want to improve my overall health and conditioning. Its got no bells and whistles on it, there’s nothing fancy about this but it works and it does the job. I could make this fancier, add inContinue reading “Burpee Conditioning”
“The Three Pillars of Hell”
“The Three Pillars of Hell” Beast of a workout this one, its a 20 minute AMRAP (as many rounds as possible) and you’ll need a pair of kettlebells.
Calistenics is an often overlooked and underutilised training tool. Yet you will find that it has been used as a staple by many old school conditioning coaches. I always begin bodyweight training with any new clients. Whereas swinging a kettlebell takes some time to learn, bodyweight training is much safer to begin with and canContinue reading “Bodyweight Training”
The sandbag has been used for many years as an old school conditioning tool by martial artists, strongmen and in the military. It can provide exceptional results, is cheap, easy to transport and helps to hone very functional strength and conditioning. Unlike the barbell, which is designed to enable you to move the greatest weightContinue reading “Sandbag Training”
Kettlebells have been used as an old school conditioning tool for decades. They are fantastic for the modern man who struggles with time. In an ideal world we would all have a couple of hours a day to train but there is so much to cover and so little time. When balancing work and familyContinue reading “Kettlebell Training”