Will you be my workout partner?

Summer Live Weekend Workout Series Would you be my workout partner? I am contemplating starting doing live workouts on weekends using YouTube Live, each workout would be different. All you would need would be your $6 SRX system (or a $190 TRX) and a pullup bar. These would be real workouts and I would be working out with you, not just yacking. Real virtual workouts if that makes any sense, I would be guiding you thru the workout as if you were there with me. The workout would be for people of ALL ability levels, rank beginner to uber-advanced.  The...

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WOD – Pull workout without a pullup bar

If you are doing a split workout plan, here is an interesting pull workout and it doesnt require a pullup bar! Its as simple as it is brutal. Its a very high volume workout and we dont go to failure on this due to the very short rest periods. You need a suspension trainer to do this, make your own SRX suspension trainer for $6. Pull workouts usually have a pullup bar as their foundation but in this case something weird was going on with my left lat. Rather than risk making whatever it was worse, I decided to do...

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WOD Leg workout for 3 day split

SWOD Leg workout for 3 day split (SWOD = Scooby's Workout Of The Day) Since I do so many endurance sports like running and cycling, when I do leg resistance training, which is not 12 months a year,  I normally go heavy with lots of rest between sets and go to failure on every set. (see does Scooby do legs). This workout was someone completely new for me and I have not done a workout like this in decades. It was high volume with minimal rest and no going to failure. The whole subject of going to failure deserves its...

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teen guys join girl’s insecurity club

It used to be that it was just teen women that had self image problems that lead them to unhealthy eating habits and health problems.  That quest for the size 0 dress and anorexic-like thinness. Well its now official, teen men have joined their ranks. Thanks to the movies, TV, and ridiculous ads like those in my fitness hall of shame, teen guys feel inadequate because they are comparing themselves to the unobtainable. "The ripped male bodies that grace our movie screens have boys thinking they’re inadequate. Research has shown that 25 percent of men with a healthy weight think that they...

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How To Bench Press

How To Bench Press From the excellent postings at the AskScooby Forum by user Danny The Bench Press Disclaimer: This introduction to the bench press deals with general information about the lift, basic pointers regarding form and some neat links or videos. All pictures were taken by me, but you’re free to use them whenever you want to. Selling them is not allowed though! I’ve decided to write this guide, because we don’t have a specific topic about it at the moment, yet there are dozens of people who are curious about the lift every day. This is in no...

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SWOD – Scooby’s Workout Of The Day

SWOD = Scooby's Workout Of The Day People always ask what workouts I do, well I have quite a range and I mix them up a lot.  I think it might be overkill to show what workout I do every single day but what do you think of a SWOW feature - "Scoobys Workout Of the Week"?  I could just choose a workout, take a few pix and post as a photo like I have here.  What do you think?  Is this weekly post a good idea?  Yes or No????

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The GNC gullibility spell

I personally know several otherwise very intelligent, college educated professionals who get their supplement advice from GNC. They are scientific and methodical every moment they are at work but something magical seems to happen when they walk thru those doors at GNC or other supplement store, its like they are put under a spell - the GNC gullibility spell. If an engineer with four PhD's walked into their office at work and said "I can make this CPU 73% faster in 4 weeks", they would say "WTF are you smoking?". Under the magical GNC gullibility spell though, someone who hasn't even got...

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