Ripped with HIIT: Lift it Hit it Back, Biceps & Shoulders

For more information on Cathe's Ripped with HIIT program see the overview post. The way some of the workouts within the Ripped with HIIT series/program are titled is a little confusing to me. The one I am referring to in this post is Lift It Hit It: Back, Biceps & Shoulders. Within this series/program, you … Continue reading Ripped with HIIT: Lift it Hit it Back, Biceps & Shoulders

STS Week 22 (Disks 34, 35 & 36)

For more info on STS see STS Overview and Prep. This is it! The final week of STS. Meso 3 week 4 workouts are practically identical to Meso 3's week 1, 2 and 3 workouts. Here is the difference: you are now lifting 85% of your 1RM, but for 8 reps. So you have increased … Continue reading STS Week 22 (Disks 34, 35 & 36)

STS Week 21 (Disks 31, 32 & 33)

For more info on STS see STS Overview and Prep. Like I mentioned in the last review, these reviews are going to get shorter because, just like last week, these workouts are very similar to the first two weeks of Meso 3 (Week 19 and Week 20). The difference? For the upper body workouts you … Continue reading STS Week 21 (Disks 31, 32 & 33)

STS Week 20 (Disks 28, 29 & 30)

For more information on STS see STS Overview and Prep. This next trio of Meso 3 workouts is very similar to the first Meso 3 trio. Here are the differences: for the upper body workouts you are lifting 85% of your 1RM and each set consists of 7 reps (rather than 8); for Plyo Legs, … Continue reading STS Week 20 (Disks 28, 29 & 30)

Cathe’s High Reps

High Reps is another strength workout by Cathe. The focus of this one is muscle endurance. I really enjoyed this workout and found it surprisingly tough--tougher than I expected, actually. I was already pretty sore from Cathe’s Maximum Intensity Strength, so not sure if that had anything to do with how challenging I found High … Continue reading Cathe’s High Reps

Cathe’s High Step Challenge

High Step Challenge is an awesome cardio + strength workout from Cathe. I love it! It was so much fun, it was intense and it did the job wonderfully—great strength work with fun cardio bursts. This is my favorite type of workout, when cardio and strength can be combined so that you get the best … Continue reading Cathe’s High Step Challenge