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Pacer Workout With Friends

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I love pacer workouts. They force me to work harder, faster, and also to cheer others on as we go through the workout. The premise – you have (for example) 5 people working out together doing a circuit (each person is rotating through a group of exercises). Read more

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Thank you Apple

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It is nice to see people working together and focusing on the positives. A huge thanks to Apple! Apple is dedicated to supporting the worldwide response to COVID-19. We’ve now sourced over 20M masks through our supply chain. Our design, engineering, operations and packaging teams are also working with suppliers to design, produce and ship face shields for medical workers. pic.twitter.com/3xRqNgMThX — Tim Cook (@tim_cook) April 5, 2020 Read more

Jappler Recommends Workouts

Burpees, Squat Jumps, and Shadow Boxing

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Today’s workout is inspired by something I got from Brute Force with a touch of me. The workout: 20 minutes EMOM (every minute on the minute). Set a timer for 20 minutes. Each minute – do 5 squat jumps and 5 burpees. With the remaining time – shadow box. When each new minute starts – repeat. 5 squat jumps, 5 burpees, shadow boxing. No breaks! Read more

Boxing Workouts

Thursday Boxing Workout (Bag)

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One of my favorites today is what I would call a counting workout. I call out a combo – and the number of times to throw it and then we hit the bag on my count. Set the clock for 40 minutes and no breaks. Depending on your pace you may need to add or remove some of the following: Right-handed person: Front arm = left arm Left-handed person: Back arm = right arm Jab = 1 Cross = 2 Front arm hook = 3 Back arm hook = 4 Front arm uppercut = 5 Back arm uppercut = 6... Read More » Read more

Ideas Jappler Recommends

Stop the Insanity!

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Where is Susan Powter when we need her? Remember “Stop the Insanity” from the 1990s? Instead of spending time reading about the COVID-19 stats – stop the insanity and take a few minutes and read about “Inspirational, uplifting, funny and happy news, photos, videos and more.” TODAY’s Good News. Read more

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Beating Home Shelter Anxiety

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With extra time on our hands during the “shelter in home” times – I have been trying to keep my mind off all the uncertainties by doing tasks around the house. If you find yourself with a wandering mind and increased anxiety – try doing one or some of the following. You will feel a sense of accomplishment as well as have a break from the anxiety and/or boredom. Read more

Jappler Recommends Workouts

No Equipment/Excuses Workout

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Today’s workout comes from https://bruteforcetraining.com/ and is called the BalboaJack3D. No equipment or excuses needed. Complete the following for time: 10-9-8-7-6-5-4-3-2-1 Burpees 20-18-16-14-12-10-8-6-4-2 Dips 30-27-24-21-18-15-12-9-6-3 Sit-Ups or Abs of choice Format of this one goes like this… 10 Burpees, 20 Dips, 30 sit-ups, or abs of choice. The 9, 18, 27. Read more