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Tuesday, May 8, 2012
Featured App of the Week: You are Your Own Gym: 5/08/2012
Yes, humans are technically their own gym. Here is an app to help you release your personal gym in a way that will progress your exercise sessions from simple to difficult. The app is called You are Your Own Gym and costs $1.99. This is the perfect app for people on the go, that travel, or simply wish to workout at home and need some ideas that are more inventive than push-ups, pull-ups, or burpees.
Here is what the developer has to say about the app:
Finally, the bible of bodyweight exercises can be kept in the palm of your hand!
Based on the best selling book by Mark Lauren, the bodyweight exercises in this app have been used to create society’s leanest, strongest, most confident people. Mark honed his program for a decade while preparing nearly a thousand soldiers for the extreme demands of the most elite levels of the U.S. Special Operations.
Use this mobile companion to reference over 120 different body weight exercises and over 320 variations of varying difficulty!
Need to spice up your workouts? Mark Lauren's proven training techniques are now available to you in the form of timers for Tabatas, Supersets, Stappers, Interval Sets, and Ladders. Let Mark Lauren guide you through workouts and tell you exactly when to workout and when to rest. Get into shape with as little as 30 minutes a day!