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A Beginner’s Guide to Fit Body’s Workout Equipment

That moment.

That moment when you walk into a gym. You survey the room and see a bunch of machines that look like robots; a rack of weights that looks intimidating; and bands, balls, and ropes that look like they don’t even belong inside a gym…

The more you look around the room, the less it looks like the place to get fit and the more it looks like a sweaty spaceship.

Today’s blog will answer one question for you: how do I use that darn workout equipment?

While our workouts require different pieces of equipment, we try not to pack our gyms with any hard-to-use products, machines, or treadmills.

Here’s how to use some core pieces of workout equipment you’ll find at your local FBBC.

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Diet Like a Celebrity

Why do movie stars get paid millions and millions of dollars?

They convince us that, for just a moment in time, we’re actually in another world. Maybe you’re stuck in the hustle and bustle of New York City, maybe you’re a knight in medieval times, or maybe you’re the only human alive in a zombie apocalypse.

Actors go to great lengths to prepare for the roles they play. Let’s say their next role is as a superhero. Part of their preparation would include getting in tip-top shape with a healthy diet and lifestyle, because who would believe in a superhero’s power to save the world when they aren’t even in shape?

What if I told you that you could harness that same level of dedication to get fit too?

You can, and after this blog I know you will!

You’re the star, and your next role is the healthy and happy new “you”! Let’s get you “fit” for the role with a couple of tips celebrities, like your favorite movie stars, use to get toned.

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Workout of the Week: The Body Weight Scorcher

Ever heard of the acronym K.I.S.S.?

No, I’m not talking about the famous band (that would be a random reference to make)…

Keep.

It.

Simple.

Stupid.

Trainers these days love to create the craziest, most bizarre workouts to burn weight off the belly. While some of these routines can be effective, a lot of them are more for show and less for results.

Sometimes, you just have to go back to the roots of fitness for an old school body burn, just like today’s workout. Simple exercises (with some added mechanics, of course) really are enough to get you the results you’ve been dying for! Your whole body will love this one.

Get ready to get going!

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Workout of the Week: Power Play!

The power is in your hands! It’s also in your shoulders, your biceps, your triceps, your forearms…

We designed a great workout to power you (and your body) up! All it requires are dumbbells and effort.

You might not think power is sexy, but it does come in handy. Just imagine a normal run to the local grocery store. You’ll push a cart full of groceries (and possibly a child if you have one), lift items off the shelves to put into your cart, hoist those same items onto the conveyor belt when you’re about to pay, and take them in and out of your car.

Even a little power and strength will spare your arms from feeling the pain (without gains).

You’ll be doing 3 rounds of 4 minute-long stations. That means you’ll spend a minute at each station, no transition break (you’ll get a minute of rest during each round). Simple enough?

It’s power hour!

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Inside A Boot Camper’s First Workout

Curious about Fit Body Boot Camp?

Maybe you found us online while searching for the nearest gym in your area, or perhaps one of our locations recently popped up in your city…

It’s one thing to hear about us online, but the experience of boot camp, well, that’s something in and of itself.

So we thought, “Hmmm, how can we give our readers a little taste of a boot camp workout? How can we show them what we’re all about BEFORE they ever step in foot in one of our locations?”

Easy…talk to someone who JUST went through boot camp for the first time!

Today, we’ll show you what it’s like to visit one of our locations for the first time. Of course, your experience might differ from this person’s, but we’re confident that you’ll have a great time with us regardless!

Here’s an exclusive look into the life of a boot camper.

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Workout of the Week: Sexy Shoulder Sculptor

Don’t you want shoulders that SCREAM sexy?

Today’s workout will get you on track for just that!

We’ve got curls, planks, “I” raises, “L” raises, and burpees, all designed to tone your shoulders to perfection. There’s also one piece of equipment we’ll be using today that really brings the burn to your shoulders…battle ropes!

Battle ropes are these long ropes that you can slam, shake, and even whip. The ropes aren’t light, so you’ll need your shoulders to get them off the ground and moving.

There will also be a few resistance band and dumbbell exercises to add even more kick to this workout!

Let’s hop into this one! Can’t you feel those new shoulder muscles already?

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Workout of the Week: Get That Heart Pumpin’!

Healthy heart, healthy body!

Did you know that your heart actually becomes stronger from exercising? The stronger it gets, the more blood it can pump through your body with every beat!

Exercise keeps your heart working at its absolute best. Plus, your resting heart rate will decrease since your heart will be so strong, it doest take as much effort to pump blood.

This short workout is going to get your heart pumping and your muscles working! Get ready to sweat through some high knees, push presses, and more!

Do you have the beat? Let’s get started!

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Workout of the Week: Plank it Up!

Walk the plank!!

Oh right, we’re not in a pirate movie.

But we are talking about the fat blasting, belly burning kind of planks today!

This exercise is perfect for getting that flat, toned tummy you’ve always wanted. Planks work all the muscles in your core abdomen, including the rectus abdominus (which are the visible washboard abs you see in all the fitness mags).

Get ready to work your body and sweat off some calories! Let’s get moving!

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Workout of the Week: Who Are You Calling a Dumbbell?!

Are you ready to feel the burn? Ready to get those muscles moving like they’ve never moved before? If you’re feeling the burn during this exercise, then that means it’s working!

In just a little over 15 minutes, you can get a full body workout that aims to sculpt and tone those muscles, and burn fat off your body.

You’ll be using dumbbells for this workout to up the intensity and build muscle definition. Use whatever weight is most comfortable for you! If you don’t have dumbbells at home, feel free to use any object that holds some weight (i.e heavy books, water bottles, etc.)

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Workout of the Week: Truly Arm-azing!

I know you want a pair of sculpted arms, some defined muscles, and a strong upper body to boot…

So…why not go get ’em?

Today’s workout will work your arms into toned condition. You’ll be loving that new you staring back at you in the mirror every morning—especially when that new you has some added muscle to show off.

Our workout for the day is another “11 Rep Round” workout! You’ll alternate between two different exercises, doing 10 reps of one and 1 rep of the other. For the next round, you’ll do nine of one workout and 2 of the other.

You get the picture…you’ll always be doing 11 reps per round!

Ready to flaunt those arms in public yet? Your time starts now!

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