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Cutting Fitness: The Best Fitness Routine EVER!

Cutting Fitness: The Best Fitness Routine EVER!

Ladies and gentlemen, I proudly present to you another CUTTING FITNESS exclusive!

After spending ten long seconds in deep thought, and using the best of my fitness ‘expertise’, I have devised the BEST FITNESS ROUTINE…EVER! That’s right! If you’re sick and tired of fun, effective, body sculpting, toning, ab definition, etc then follow this plan to achieve the ultimate success! Even better, you can tailor the program to suit your needs.

Read on.

1. Exercise Duration

Ideally, the BEST FITNESS ROUTINE EVER should last for 3-4 hrs every day.Yes, workouts like HIIT burn more fat long term BUT we’re not talking about that! Choose ‘steady state’ cardio so you can workout for hours. Do less than 3 hrs and you’re lazy. Do more than 4hrs and you’re a show off. Stick to the plan!

2. Morning Workouts

Now it’s time to plan how you’ll break up the 3-4 hr long workout. Exercise in the morning, but you must complete the whole session (3-4hrs) before 11:59:59 am. After 12pm you’ve entered the afternoon, which is closer to the evening. The evening leads to the night, and you know what happens at night, don’t you? Your metabolism slooooooows down and stores everything you eat, drink, and breathe as fat! If you don’t believe me, try it! Eat ONE grape at 10pm and see what happens on the scale tomorrow…

3. Body Toning

Some people believe weights will make you bulky. Others say strength training makes you slim. Assume they’re both right and wrong by compromising! Lift light weights (no more than 0.5kg/1lb) at least 5 times a week – every day if you’ve got a close deadline. This way you’ll enjoy a slight tingle while you tone, but no burn or soreness with BIG muscles. Remember, women shouldn’t be physically strong. That’s what men are for.

4. Push Through Injuries

So-called experts say you shouldn’t exercise when injured. As usual, I disagree. When you’re working out and injured, the pain pushes you to finish faster. If you slack off then remember this: the longer you workout the worse your injury will be. Waste enough time and your injury could end up being permanent, so hurry up!!!!

5. Repetition, Repetition, Repetition!

Whatever exercise you choose, do it forever. Your body will get used to the routine, and burn less calories as a result, but so what? By that time you’ll be maintaining your weight and fitness, so calorie burn won’t matter anymore. Yes, you might get bored and stop working out altogether, but that’s your problem, not mine. I don’t care It doesn’t matter how many reps or sets you do, but I suggest at least 200 reps of 50 sets every day.

Now you know the BEST FITNESS ROUTINE EVER! I shouldn’t have revealed this industry secret, but I know you’ll keep it to yourself. If you’ve been wondering how Michelle Obama got those arms, Britney got those abs, and Beyonce got those legs, and the cast of 300 got everything…Keep wondering. Anyway, this routine should get you in shape fast! Obey the 5 rules and you’ll be smoking hot on the beach (Hot dudes!) or wind up in hospital with serious injury (Hot nurses!). See why this is the BEST FITNESS ROUTINE…ever?

Cutting Fitness: The Worst Fitness Machines are the Best!

Cutting Fitness: The Worst Fitness Machines are the Best!

After I finished The Worst Personal Trainers are the Best! I looked across the room and saw my mum’s old elliptical. It’s just as dusty and unused as you’d expect a fitness machine to be.

“And…?” you ask.

“Okay, okay, I’ll get to the point,” I say, rolling my eyes as I ban your IP address from my blog.

My mum doesn’t use the machine. I don’t use the machine. My dog might use it when she’s home alone, but you can’t prove such things…Anyway, despite not using the machine I’ve still lost close to 80lbs! In conclusion, not using a fitness machine burned 80lbs of fat off my body! This got me thinking, what else should a fitness machine not do?

Read on.

Here are five criteria your fitness machine MUST meet. If it doesn’t, send it to me. Don’t worry. You can pay the postage and handling fees, really, I don’t mind.

Lose 10 lbs in 10 minutes!

You could lose 10 lbs in 5-10 weeks if you were a tortoise, or you could shift that fat in 10 minutes like a hare! The worst fitness machines make unrealistic promises they’ll never fulfil. Of course the actual machine doesn’t speak, but on the adverts the host lies so well that you’re almost fooled. By ‘almost’ I mean at least enough to buy the product and try it for weeks until you realise you were foolish to invest in something that wasn’t ever going to do what it said on the tin because when it’s too good to be true it’s too good to be true which means it’s too good to be true.  Phew! Buy the machine anyway. Why? Because you’ll quickly get frustrated by the lack of results and gain the weight back, which is the best thing for everyone.

Effort? That’s for losers!

Ouch! I just hurt my own feelings…but I’m right. Why make an effort when you can have an easy ride? The best fitness machines do the work for you. The elliptical is a great example! The momentum means you do less work, which means you burn less calories, which means you have to work out for longer! Why do more work when you can do more work? If the machine makes you break a sweat, get off before you mess up your hair!

Made in China

Note: I’m not being racist. I have Chinese ancestry. Yes, there are black people in China.

The diet industry pushes tough, durable machines that will last until the end of time. Is this a good thing? Of course not! A better machine means a higher price. Why pay more when you don’t have to? Always get the cheap machines, preferably the ones made of plastic. It’s fun when you buy a machine, it breaks, and you have to replace it…again and again…and again. If a cheap machine causes injury, it’s your own fault for putting in so much effort!

One body part

Speaking of expensive machines, the ones that work the entire body are REALLY expensive. Always get a machine that works ONE body part. Two if you’re stubborn. Three if you’re not paying attention. If you want a full body workout, ask yourself why? We always have one part we don’t like (mine is my pinky fingers), so focus on that and the rest will take care of themselves, hopefully. To work the other body parts just buy more machines, but remember each one must work ONE part of your body e.g. a knee. “It’ll be too expensive to have ten fitness machines!” you whinge like a cry baby. “Not if they’re made in China,” I say, pointing at the previous paragraph you obviously skipped over!!!

That’s it. Those are the five criteria every bad good fitness machine should meet. If yours doesn’t, get a refund or recycle it. Don’t give it to charity. Just don’t.

 

PS. If you’re wondering why I only gave four criteria, stop being such a smart a–. It’s just not that serious. If it bothers you so much, write your own fifth criteria here:

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