New Exercises!

After a short break, Fitness Guru is back and better than ever. Here are some new exercises that you could include in your workout regime. Be warned, they are lethal!

- Sprinting on the spot
Skipping is an excellent form of total body cardio; however, sprinting on the spot really gets your heartbeat up. Try short intervals of 5x30 second sprints followed by 1 minute of gentle jogging on the spot as a recovery. Hurts, doesnt it?

- Pressup Burpees
Get into the pressup position and prepare for hell. Perform 1 pressup and immediately perform 1 squat thrust, then quickly get to your feet and perform a star- jump. That's 1 rep. Perform 3x10 reps.

- 1 Arm Pressups
A real show off exercise, but one that builds excellent upper body strength. The key to performing this exercise is to make a stable "tripod" with 1 arm and both your legs spread as far as possible. Get into the tripod position and place your free arm on your lower back. Slowly lower your body to the floor, pause and push yourself up to the starting position. If you can manage 1 rep on both arms you are doing well. Perform 3x8 reps at least 3 times a week to see good results.

- Power Pressup
Again a good show off exercise, but one that builds good upper body power. Get into the standard pressup position. Lower your upper body to the floor as normal, pause, then explode upwards with your hands leaving the floor. For an extra challenge, clap your hands together when your arms leave the floor at the top of the move. Be careful not to smash your face on the floor. Perform 3x8 reps of this exercise.

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