Great Old-School Workouts
In this age of technology, many fitness buffs have forgotten the benefits of old-school workouts. They've traded gym shorts for spandex, blacktop for treadmills, and t-shirts for sports bras. If you've reached a fitness plateau, want to jump start your fitness routine, or just need to get away from the gym, maybe it's time to go old-school/
An exercise favored by boxers, jumping rope improves agility, stamina and cardio vascular capacity. It tones legs and arms, can be done in at home, and is fun. Next time you're looking for an old school work out, put Rocky in the VCR (old school, indeed) and get that rope swinging.
RUN THE BLEACHERS
Chances are there's a high school in your neighborhood. That high school probably has a football field complete with bleachers that are ideal for an outdoors workout. Go old school at the high school. Running the bleachers burns calories, builds stronger leg muscles, and provides more fun than the typical treadmill workout. It can be integrated into a track workout or a sprint workout.