performance — By adham ibrahim
the bear complex workout
We live in a world where many of us are regularly aiming to make the most out of each day. Time has become a valuable commodity and knowing how to ...Aug 04, 2019 010 read article
performance — By fit ops and the rhone team
civilian patrol challenge
This year for Veteran's Day we worked with our friends at the Fit Ops Foundation to continue to gain awareness and support for Veterans who wish to...Nov 03, 2019 02 read article
10 Benefits Of Running That Will Make You Want To Start Right Now
Running might not be for everyone, but it is for almost everyone.Nov 17, 2019 01 read article
performance — By jj peterson of clean simple eats fit
a full body workout for fall
Fall has arrived and that means football and all the game day food that comes with it (for better or for worse). We enlisted JJ Peterson of Clean ...Sep 29, 2019 05 read article
performance | By The Rhone Team | Nov 17, 2019
10 Benefits Of Running That Will Make You Want To Start Right Now
Running might not be for everyone, but it is for almost everyone.
performance | By Fit Ops and the Rhone Team | Nov 03, 2019
Civilian Patrol Challenge
This year for Veteran's Day we worked with our friends at the Fit Ops Foundation to continue to gain awareness and support for Veterans who wish to get trained and certified as professional trainers. What better way to do this than to challenge you in a #civilianpatrolchallenge of your very own. ...
performance | By the Rhone Team | Oct 27, 2019
Front Squat: The Best Exercise You Aren’t Doing
Back squats might let you lift heavier, but the front squat will force your body to grow. Here’s how to do it properly.
performance | By Blair Wheeler | Oct 20, 2019
WOD on the Road
Traveling is something that in theory sounds great, but when it comes to traveling for business it too often comes at the expense of fitness, or at the very least you’re routine. If you’re like me you’re a creature of habit. I thrive on a routine, and with a job that is based remotely, it is impe...
performance | By JJ Peterson of Clean Simple Eats Fit | Sep 29, 2019
A Full Body Workout for Fall
Fall has arrived and that means football and all the game day food that comes with it (for better or for worse). We enlisted JJ Peterson of Clean Simple Eats Fit to put together a full-body workout to help you hang on to that summer bod through the highs and lows of sports fandom. Let's get into...
performance | By Michael Olzinski | Sep 22, 2019
Train Like a Sprinter
I can recall the days when I initially thought that performance and fitness might be a wonderful career path that I would enjoy spending a lifetime in. I remember the first few thoughts that I had in establishing my own ideas and philosophies, and this was before I had truly studied or specialize...
performance | By TJ Alvarez | Sep 01, 2019
Six Ways to Increase Your Athleticism
If your goal is to look like an athlete, you have to start by training like one. If you’re anything like me and your goal has always been to achieve a healthier, more muscular, leaner physique while still being capable of doing extraordinary things physically, then you’ll want to continue readin...
performance | By Zach Feldman | Aug 25, 2019
Why Intensity Isn't Always King
When it comes to exercise, I believe that intensity is extremely important. I love high-intensity workouts! I love the feeling of leaving a workout feeling like I gave it my all. The problem is you can’t do that every day without burning out. Intensity may be king, but the key to progress is cons...
performance | By Matthew Joseph | Aug 11, 2019
A 20-Minute Hotel Workout: Strength Circuit
Work travel can disrupt our training programs by taking us out of our daily routines and forcing us to adapt to new constraints. Flights and packed on-the-ground schedules can contribute to incremental timing pressures, and the unpredictability of our accommodations can leave us without access t...
performance | By Adham Ibrahim | Aug 04, 2019
The Bear Complex Workout
We live in a world where many of us are regularly aiming to make the most out of each day. Time has become a valuable commodity and knowing how to efficiently use it is everything. As a fitness professional, I am regularly asked to program short duration, effective workouts. One of my favorite wo...
performance | By Kody Kerbox | Jul 28, 2019
Day in the Life: Training for the Foil Molokai to Oahu World Championships
Meet Kody Kerbox, a 25-year-old professional stand up paddler raised on the North Shore of Maui, Hawaii. As Kody preps for the Foil Molokai to Oahu World Championships this weekend, we asked him to share his a day in the life of training, what fuels him, and how he balances the training with work...
performance | By Nick Karwoski | Jul 14, 2019
30 Days to 2000 Meters: A Rowing Workout
I spent four years as a three-sport college athlete, running upwards of 90 miles a week. After college, I made the U.S. Triathlon National Team, and for years, spent six to eight hours of my days swimming, cycling, and running. I’ve had cancer and open-heart surgery. All this is to say I’m no st...
performance | By Cade Mangelson | Jul 07, 2019
Train Like a Ninja Warrior
When is the last time you played on monkey bars? If your answer is elementary school, then it’s been too long. Ninja Warrior obstacles are becoming more an more popular these days. It’s challenging but you almost forget about it being hard because of how much fun it all is, at least in my experie...
performance | By Erik Bartell | Jun 30, 2019
Train Like An Army Soldier
To celebrate Independence Day this year we are bringing in military fitness coach Erik Bartell to grant you independence from the gym! This bodyweight only workout resembles the mechanics of a normal Army physical training session but ties in the advanced conditioning tactics to not only burn a s...
performance | By Matt Joseph | Jun 23, 2019
A 20-Minute Hotel Workout
Work travel can disrupt our training programs by taking us out of our daily routines and forcing us to adapt to new constraints. Flights and packed on-the-ground schedules can contribute to incremental timing pressures, and the unpredictability of our accommodations can leave us without access to...
performance | By BJ Ward | Apr 26, 2019
So, You Think You’re Fit?
A Rhone man needs to be ready for whatever life throws at him. We’ll show you a better way to test your physical (and mental) capacity. _________________________________ How do you know how good of shape you’re in? For most guys, the standard is the bench press. If you’ve got a big one-rep max yo...
performance | By JJ Peterson | Apr 12, 2019
How to Run Faster: A Sprint Workout
Sprints are a great way to boost your metabolism. High-intensity interval training has been proven to be one of the most effective fat burning methods. There are so many different ways to mix it up. Fitness is supposed to be fun! And as you can see from the below, you don’t need a lot of time or ...
performance | By Noam Tamir | Apr 07, 2019
Balance Your Body by Unbalancing Your Workout
Our bodies are naturally unbalanced. Think about it: You use either your right or left hand to write. You carry your purse, backpack, or duffle on one shoulder versus the other. Even the way we walk is unbalanced by default because of our anatomy. We have organs on different sides of the body a...
performance | By Emma Boelter & Dana VanPamelen | Mar 30, 2019
Train like a Muay Thai Fighter
Ever wonder what it takes to make it in the ring? Lucky for you, Muay Thai expert Tyler Scott has put together a list of key training exercises to get you in shape and sharpen your kickboxing skills. Muay Thai, which literally translates to “Thai Boxing”, is a martial arts combat sport that requi...
performance | By JJ Peterson | Mar 24, 2019
An EMOM to Get Your Sweat On
Gear up for this EMOM workout by the beloved JJ Peterson (@hiittrainer). EMOM workouts are intense, challenging, and get the job done. They train you in intervals, ramping up your heart rate while keeping things interesting by changing up the move every single minute. So dig deep and let's get s...
performance | By Darren Tomasso | Mar 03, 2019
Deconstruct Your Ab Routine
Abs. They’re highly coveted but we’re consistently going about them the wrong way. Your ab circuit is probably lacking, and maybe your six pack is too. You may set ambitious goals for yourself—completing 100, 200, or even 500 crunches—moving up and down from the floor vigorously until you feel a ...
performance | By JJ Peterson | Feb 17, 2019
Optimize Your Training with a Heart-Pumping Tabata Workout
If you love a good HIIT workout, then Tabata is your next step. Not familiar with Tabata? It's fairly similar to HIIT but with shorter rest and work periods. But be warned: shorter definitely does not mean easier. We asked JJ Peterson (@hiittrainer) to put together a Tabata workout that would pus...
performance | By Marcus Martinez | Jan 16, 2019
7 Tips to Get the Most Out of Your Workout
It happens to all of us. The best intentions and well-thought-out plans will inevitably be taken over by the duties of work, parenthood, or even just laziness. A good workout will do more than just make you sweat. The thing I try to impart on every attendee of a certification or workshop is that ...
performance | By JJ Peterson | Jan 09, 2019
A Ladder 100 Workout for the New Year
It's the new year and it's time to set our intentions. Hopefully we have entered the New Year with a new resolve to do better and be better, to ourselves and to those around us, both inside and outside of the gym. So to start your New Year off with a bang, we asked JJ Peterson to put together a ...
performance | By Troy Murphy | Dec 19, 2018
An Olympian’s Workout To Get You Ready for Ski Season Part 2
Ski season has arrived and it's time to start planning trips to the slopes. If you haven’t already started, it’s crunch time to get your body ready for your first day on skis. Every skier knows that your first days on the hill can really punish your body. With a little preseason training, you can...
performance | By Troy Murphy | Dec 06, 2018
An Olympian's Workout to Get You Ready for Ski Season
Snow is flying and ski resorts are opening up all over the country! If you haven’t already started, it’s crunch time to get your body ready for your first day on skis. Every skier knows that your first days on the hill can really punish your body. With a little preseason training, you can avoid o...
performance | By Darren Tomasso | Nov 29, 2018
Max Out your Effort with this Full Body Landmine Workout
The landmine is one of my favorite pieces of equipment. Its versatility and ease of use makes it one of the most efficient and effective tools out there for building strength, endurance, and cardiovascular capacity. When time is limited, you can strategically use the landmine to help you shorten ...
performance | By Noam Tamir | Nov 08, 2018
A Bodyweight Workout with TS Fitness
The TS way of creating programs is Training Smart and Training Strong. When creating programs we always make sure to do a thorough warm-up and prep the body for a workout. This includes addressing all the joints of the body and doing exercises to prepare the muscles for work. The workout starts...
performance | By JJ Peterson | Nov 01, 2018
An AMRAP Workout for Your Weekend
Sometimes 20 minutes is all you have to offer. And in the case of an AMRAP (as many rounds as possible) workout, 20 minutes is all you need. JJ Peterson (@hiittrainer) has put together a quick 20-minute AMRAP workout to get your blood flowing and your heart pumping. STEP BY STEP Complete four 5 ...
performance | By CJ Finley | Oct 17, 2018
An Outdoor Bodyweight Workout
The temps are cooling slightly and now is the perfect time for an outdoor workout. We've teamed up with Cj Finley (@thriveonlife) to create a bodyweight workout tailored to your personal fitness level. So step outside and get started. __________________________________________________________ WA...
performance | By Brock Reichert | Nov 19, 2017
Sweat for the Slopes: A Pre-Ski Season Workout
Skiing is just plain awesome. Where else can you fly down a 45-degree slope strapped to a couple chunks of wood and plastic at 30 or 40 mph? The skier's high is on another level of thrilling. It doesn't matter whether you're a weathered ski guide or a recreational novice, the first day on the slo...
performance | By Ben Checketts | Sep 11, 2017
Perform like a Pro
Given that a fall crisp is in the air, the greatest show on turf has returned and your body is looking down the barrel of a holiday hangover, we decided to bring you 3 workouts that will give you a taste of how a pro football player trains. Disclaimer: This training regimen is meant to be a sampl...
performance | By Ben Checketts | Aug 07, 2017
The Hotel HIIT Workout
Taking a vacation this summer with no access to a gym? Never fear, this workout can be done anywhere from a parking garage to a hotel room as it requires no equipment. HOTEL HIIT WORKOUT 30 seconds work / 15 seconds rest / 3 sets Complete each movement in round 1 and then start back at the top f...
performance | By Brendan Micik | Jul 17, 2017
Summertime Sand Sprints
The summertime is the perfect season to take your training outdoors. The beach is always a great idea on a hot and sunny day. The sand texture provides training grounds for elite competitors, from Olympic Athletes to Navy Seals. The resistance will challenge your steps and strengthen your legs an...
performance | By Tone House | May 15, 2017
8 Inspired Moves
This week we are getting a look behind the scenes of New York City's toughest workout, Tone House. Start by checking out our sit down with the founder of TH, Alonzo Wilson, found here and then get a small sampling of what this workout is like by following the routine outlined below. As always, be...
performance | By Ben Checketts | May 15, 2017
A Sit Down with Alonzo Wilson
With a litany a fitness studios in New York City it is very difficult, if not impossible, to stick out from the crowd. Tone House takes a different approach to fitness by incorporating elements of real athletic training, like plyometrics, speed work and agility drills into a class setting. I lear...
performance | By Ben Checketts | Mar 30, 2017
5 Great Spots for an Outdoor Workout
With Spring quickly approaching and Summer not too far behind, we are all looking for more excuses to be outside. One of the best ways to branch out is to swap your views of sweat-drenched treadmillers for the sunshine and fresh air. In other words, take your workout outdoors. We thought long and...
performance | By The Rhone Team | Mar 20, 2017
The "Not-So-Sweet" Sixteen
If you're anything like me, your bracket is busted, your ego is bruised and the only round you are looking forward to is the next pizza to show up at your door. Sure, your sister who has watched .000001% of the basketball you have is issuing a soul-crushing defeat with the fury of 1,000 suns in y...
performance | By The Rhone Team | Mar 06, 2017
Pull Up Power Up
The infamous pull-up. I have a faint memory of a 5th grade gym class where most boys in my class weren't able to do more than 3 pull-ups. I mustered a healthy double and dropped down feeling ok about myself until a tiny female gymnast named Kristen climbed with ease up the rungs, gripped the bar ...
performance | By The Rhone Team | Feb 23, 2017
Don't Skip This Leg Day
We all know the guy that walks around the gym, happily swinging his shoulders and puffing his pecks. He probably spends most of his time walking back and forth between the incline bench, the preacher curl and the mirror to take another selfie. Don't be like this guy. Muscles are great and upper b...
performance | By Philip Levi | Feb 23, 2017
15 Minutes of Fitness is All You Need
Here's a myth that needs some debunking. Fitness is some secret code and you must spend at least 60 minutes a day 6 days per week if you even hope to see any type of positive result. What I say is that fitness is an ideology but the requirements much less and are subjective to the user. You can ...
performance | By Kenton Boutwell | Feb 07, 2017
Sure, we all want our arms to be the main attraction of the “Gun Show.” However, if you really want to steal the show, then those guns need to be connected to grenade launchers and include the shoulder and trapezius muscles. I’ve got just the trick for you to turn those peashooters into grenad...
performance | By Evan Laveist | Jan 31, 2017
The Mad Man's Lunch Break
“Yeah, I see a difference in my body and energy when I workout, but I never have time to get into a gym to workout.” Does this sound familiar? Most guys complain about not having time to get into the gym to fit in a workout. I am here to tell you that all you need is 30 to 45 minutes and access ...
performance | By Philip Levi | Jan 22, 2017
The Key to Crushing Your Next Obstacle Course Race
I get asked a lot how I do some of the things that I do. How do I run up to the peaks of the mountains at Lake Tahoe? How could I carry a 60 pound bucket of rocks with no handle for 75 minutes without putting it down? How do I just "go"? The answer I usually provide is in the form of a question....
performance | By Ben Checketts | Jan 22, 2017
Get a Grip
I recently had the privilege of walking through Brooklyn Boulders, one of America's best climbing gyms, and could not help but stare in amazement as climbers easily scaled massive walls holding onto nothing but microscopic holds. If you're anything like me, these particular feats are impressive a...
performance | By Ben Checketts | Jan 13, 2017
The Treadmill Drill
You will not find a more polarizing machine in the gym than the old, yet reliable treadmill. Functional fitness enthusiasts besmirch its good qualities and focus instead on its inability to properly train the body for "real world situations." Let's focus instead on the virtues of the old fat-melt...
performance | By James Binder | Jan 06, 2017
10 Minute Kettlebell Flow
Kettlebells are one of our favorite tools for supplementing your regular training regime. Whether you are big into strength training, yoga or even running mixing in a good kettlebell workout can lead to serious gains. Although increasing in popularity, this strength tool normally has a reserved s...
performance | By Will Maloney | Sep 26, 2016
30 Days to Lean and Mean
How often do you come to the gym and repeat the same moves, lifts and routine? If you're saying "regularly" to yourself, then you're going to love this plan I've put together. While having a routine helps, it also becomes a liability to building your body because when done long enough without eno...