How to Do a Handstand Push up + More

One of my favorite clients, mentioned how she struggled with a handstand push up so I thought it’d be a good idea to share this tip on how to do a handstand push up.   The first step is to work on the handstand. You don’t need to be able to do this unassisted, go … Continued

Challenge Complex with Sev

Here’s a fun Challenge Complex workout for you. One of the reason I love complexes is because I loathe doing traditional ‘cardio’. When I do a complex, I get my heart rate up, boost my metabolism and I work on strength all at once. I can lessen the load on all lifts so I can … Continued

The Most Important Exercise

I have an article for you from my friend and ‘fitness son’ Jason Klein. He’s a really cool cat, much smarter than his years. He’s developed a program from training marines to get fit super fast. You can see it here, or go ahead and read what he has to say and do the workout … Continued

I Got Legs! (And now they’re tired and sore ;)

Time for a few Q and A’s on the blog and I’ll finish off with a punishing workout for you….. Question: I was wondering if a workout example could be sent to me to read over. I am a person that has bad knees and foot, was wondering if it is it possible to utilize … Continued

Garage Built Strong

Dudes, my guess is that most of you want to look like this guy here:  If I were a dude, I’d certainly want to look like him. The cool thing about that dude is that he’s as functionally fit as he is easy to look at. You’ve seen him on the blog several times before. … Continued

Never Sit Down Never Grow Old

No one really plans on getting old. Of course we all know it’s a reality, but it’s something that happens to others and it’s difficult to see in ourselves. Often it hits us in the face when we see a photograph or when we see someone that we haven’t seen in years. It’s either a … Continued

50 Burpee One Arm Pull Ups

It was ugly. In fact, it was even uglier than this 50 burpee pull up challenge. Seriously, I don’t know what gets into my head some days. I saw the 50 burpee pull up challenge and thought, ‘how can I make that one more fun?’ My current challenge is to do an unassisted one arm … Continued

Crunches and Back Pain

I often hear this from clients: I have a lot of back pain. I’m nervous to exercise and if I do, I’m not making much progress. What should I do? I have a ‘go to’ answer and even a ‘go to’ expert, Exercises for Injury Guru, Rick Kaselj. Here we are in Kelowna a few … Continued

Tone Your Abs with Back Safe Exercise

Everyone wants a flat and toned tummy right? Probably one of the most coveted body part for women is the abdomen. Everyone would like to be beach ready, even in the winter. My Canadian friend, Rick Kaselj gives has the best ab exercises to prevent back pain. This is a great core routine to strengthen … Continued

6 Pack Abs – Back Safe Exercises

Everyone wants a six pack right? Probably the most coveted body part for men is the abdomen, and the same goes for women. Everyone would like to be beach ready – like these fellas in the picture here 😉 My Canadian friend, Rick Kaselj gives all the Challenge Workouts readers the best ab exercises to … Continued