Samara Donald is: The Gym Coach

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Monthly Archives: November, 2009

Pyramid Run

Picking up from pyramid weight training, you can easily incorporate the technique into your cardio routine with interval running. Here is a great 30 minute cardio workout on the treadmill, … Continue reading

November 30, 2009 · 2 Comments

Pyramids (sample with Leg Extensions)

‘Pyramids’ are a great way to build your muscles to form a strong foundation. This technique allows you to add weight gradually, which prepares your muscles for heavier weights. If … Continue reading

November 23, 2009 · 2 Comments

HOTEL workout

A friend of mine recently asked what can she do while traveling so much? Sure, you could do push ups, sit-ups, and the standard lunges, but if you’re a busy … Continue reading

November 16, 2009 · Leave a comment

Disruptive Workout

My day job is in marketing, and one technique we use is called ‘disruptive marketing.’ Taken from the originally coined term ‘disruptive technology,’ disruptive marketing “is simply doing things uncharacteristically. … Continue reading

November 11, 2009 · Leave a comment

Germs at the gym

It’s that time of year, where germs lurk in every corner of your life. The gym is a notorious place for harboring germs – what with all that sweat. Don’t … Continue reading

November 10, 2009 · 1 Comment

Picking the Right Weight

A question arose recently from a new friend who knew of my adventures in Gym coaching. “How do I know what is the right weight to work with at the … Continue reading

November 8, 2009 · 1 Comment