Knowledgebase : Exercise FAQs and Substitutions
   

No, sorry. The workouts are NOT designed for kids under the age of 18. Adults only.
The truth is that there is no reliable evidence to suggest that calories are burned more efficiently at certain times of day. BUT, the time of day can influence how you feel when exercising. The most important thing is to choose a time of day you can ...
Proper breathing during exercise is of utmost importance because it helps oxygenate hard-working muscles and supplies them with nutrient-rich blood. Use proper form while lifting weights, and exhale when exerting the most force. For example, when doing b...
Yes, we do have some women specific workouts. Please check out: Booty For Life Order Page: http://turbulencetraining.com/workouts/2006/bootyforlife.shtml [http://turbulencetraining.com/workouts/2006/bootyforlife.shtml] Buff Dudes and Hot Chicks ...
Here are a few modifications that will help For Burpees - Start with an incline burpee. Place your hands on a bench or other sturdy surface between knee and waist height. Step back one leg at a time to an angled plank position. Hold this stance for a mom...
The intesity is greater than duration. It's not about how long you exercise it's about how much work you get done in a short period of time. One muscle group/movement will work while allowing a different muscle group/movement to rest/recover. This f...
Add yoga in addition to any of craigs other workouts. Options include: 1) do the yoga after Craig's workouts 2) do Craig's workout and yoga later in the day 3) or yoga in morning and Craig's workouts later in day Important: just don't do yoga ju...
Three to four times per week is enough. Any more and you risk overuse injury, and diminished returns. Please read: www.TurbulenceTraining.com/intervalreport [http://www.TurbulenceTraining.com/intervalreport]
I know that menopause can feel like a tricky time to lose fat, but research - and my experience helping over 75,000 women to lose weight - shows there are no specific secrets for weight loss in women going through this time in their life. The same weigh...
I have a politically incorrect secret for you, but it is BAD news for women. Your weight will fluctuate a LOT more than it will for men. Why? It is because women have a monthly menstrual cycle that leads to a lot of water retention. This is amplified by t...
Unfortunately this falls under medical issues and we are unable to provide advice to someone that is pregnant. Each case is different when pregnant. Please consult you doctor as to whether you can continue/start any of our programs while pregnant.
Make an appointment to exercise Here's a trick to try: Even if you don't have a personal trainer, you should make an appointment in your schedule for your workouts. Think about your workout appointments like making an appointment with your doctor. ...
Yes! Dumbbell rows are a super sneaky ab exercise because you have to tighten your abs and resist rotation. Those muscles are working hard and will feel a little sore the next day! That's why you can give up useless crunches and just use my total body exe...
The earlier workout videos were done by men but that does not mean that those workouts can only be done by men. Craig designed these workouts for both men and women. The most important things, which Craig stresses, are proper form and going at your ow...
For a warm-up, please refer to the 4 Minute Workout PDF page 6. Bodyweight Warm-up Circuit Go through the circuit twice and do each exercise at a 2-0-1-0 tempo. 1. Prisoner Squat - 10 reps 2. Mountain Climber - 6 reps per side 3. Prisoner Reverse Lunge -...
Simply stay active and moving in recreational fun activities.
In an interval training workout, you'll do short intervals of hard exercise alternated with short intervals of easy exercise. And yes, even beginners can do interval training. Here are the guidelines for judging your intensity. Level 1/10 - Standing sti...
The first number refers to the lowering phase of the exercise, then the next number refers to a pause (if there is any), and the third number refers to the lifting phase of the exercise. For example, in a pushup done at 2-0-1, you would take 2 seconds t...
Injuries are outside of Craig's scope of expertise. He is not a doctor. And can't answer injury-related questions over the Internet. When Craig goes to his chiropractor, Dr. Michael Sommers at Evolve Chiropractic in the west end of Toronto, he gives Crai...