Bodyweight: Your Own Gym

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    Published: 2013-10-11, by .

    Bodyweight exercise programs you can do from anywhere

    • Work out without gym or equipment
    • Learn how to do many different bodyweight exercises
    • Workouts are short and sweet (and sweaty)
    • Adjustable skill levels
    • No more excuses not to exercise
    • Lacks background information
    • No integration with nutritional planning

    "Break a sweat in the comfort of your own home"

    More certain than both death and taxes is that you will find an excuse not to go to the gym. You have no time. It's expensive. You don't know what to do there. You went last week. It's raining. You might be coming down with something. Your star sign's in Mercury retrograde. And yet, everyone knows how important it is to stay in shape - but nobody wants put in the work it takes to get there, especially not when it involves going to the much-loathed gym. Enter Mark Lauren's Bodyweight Training: You Are Your Own Gym app.

    The app's 10-week fitness programs guide you through series of bodyweight exercises that don't require a gym membership or even purchasing any kind of equipment. You'll follow the video instruction to perform routines that make use of the body that you have to shape the body that you want.

    The difficulty level varies from extremely basic moves that absolutely anyone can perform to serious challenges meant for in-shape athletes. The exercises are all designed to work your most important muscle groups as efficiently as possible. You'll cycle through sets focusing on "Push," "Pull," "Legs," and "Core." If you follow the program day-by-day, expect to notice significant positive changes in both your strength and your daily energy.

    The daily routines in the 10-week programs range from 25-36 minutes each, which is time almost anyone can find. If you're really pressed some days, you can select a quick workout instead, which will give you quick bursts of intense exercises to follow for whatever interval you choose. The convenience of requiring neither gym nor equipment means it's great for traveling as well.

    The app does lack much background information regarding the exercises, and there's no integration with any nutritional planning. Diet and exercise go hand-in-hand, and it's crucial to be eating right if you're interested in body recomposition. If you truly want to take your personal fitness into your own hands, it's highly recommended that you supplement YAYOG with reading up on nutritional science.

    Leafcutter Studios' adaptation of Mark Lauren's work into the Bodyweight Training: You Are Your Own Gym app is extraordinarily useful for anyone interested in fitness - and that should be everyone!

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    by Janel , Appszoom

    Oct 11, 2013


    Get into the best shape of your life without stepping foot into a gym!

    Exercise at home using the same techniques used by Special Forces as taught by fitness instructor and best selling author Mark Lauren.

    Join the bodyweight fitness revolution today!

    Use the body you HAVE to build the body you WANT following best selling author Mark Lauren's workout plans!

    ***** App Highlights *****

    * No gym required
    * Over 200 effective exercises using nothing but your body and items you can find around the house!
    * Quick workouts
    * Quick results!
    * Healthkit integration allows saved workouts to be tracked in Apple's Health app!
    * Easy to follow program
    * Great for all fitness levels
    * Workout in your own home or while traveling
    * Workout in as little as 2 minutes and no more than 36 minutes a day.
    * Our 10-week fitness programs will guide you to a new physique and are perfect for any fitness level.
    * Quick workouts that you can use to fit any schedule with as little as 2 minutes a day. These require nothing but a floor and are great for exercising anywhere!
    * Let our app guide you through each workout. Voice prompts and on screen video instruct you on exactly what to do.
    * This app is for everyone: men, women, beginners, experts, busy professionals, travelers, athletes, functional fitness fans...

    ***** Recognitions *****

    * #1 in the app paid category in 10 countries.
    * #1 for iPhone/iPad in Heath and Fitness Paid
    * App store features including "Get in Shape", "New Year New You", "New and Noteworthy", "What's Hot" and more
    * 5 star average rating across all versions

    WARNING: This app will remove your current fitness excuses and change your life.

    ***** App Origins *****

    This app is based on the best selling book by Mark Lauren "You Are Your Own Gym". The bodyweight exercises in this app have been used to create society’s leanest, strongest, most confident people. He 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.

    ***** Interactive Workout Timers *****

    Let Mark Lauren guide you through workouts and tell you exactly when to workout and when to rest all while giving you instructions for each exercise with detailed text and numerous images. Use these timers to follow each workout in the 10 week rapid results program or create your own custom workout routines from any exercise in the app.

    ***** Workout Types *****

    - Tabatas
    - Supersets
    - Stappers
    - Interval Sets
    - Ladders.

    ***** Keep Sending Us Feedback! *****

    * We listen and we respond to emails
    * We update our app often

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