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2012 XTrain Workouts

High-Intensity Interval Training for Weight Loss

By Cathe Friedrich

Many people who are trying to lose weight have learned to dread the treadmill. They spend countless hours grinding away with steady-state cardio workouts. Although this is one way to achieve your weight loss goals, it is actually not the most efficient. Research has shown that a strategy known as high-intensity interval training is actually much more beneficial.

Xtrain Chest,Back and Shoulders Workout Time

By Cathe Friedrich

This is a picture of Cathe getting ready to do a dumbbell pullover on a stability ball in XTrain’s Chest/Back/Shoulders. XTrain Chest/Back/Shoulders is another heavy weight workout in this series that uses weights slightly lighter than Burn Sets,  but also  has slightly higher rep ranges for each exercise. In this upper body workout Cathe keeps the boredom […]

XTrain Legs Workout Times and Premixes

By Cathe Friedrich

XTrain Legs is a low impact lower body routine that is broken into three regular sections and one Bonus Barre segment. This workout also features seven premixes  with several of the workouts featuring the extra Bonus leg  footage. This workout will also feature a Bonus H ip Thruster 100 rep Challenge   and a Rear Delts section with a […]

Another XTrain Bonus – Rear Delts

By Cathe Friedrich

Even people that workout a lot, like body builders, and regularly perform exercises for the rear delts will tell you that the posterior delt is a very difficult muscle to work. You have to pay attention to strict form when working your rear delts so that other larger muscles don’t take over and power the […]

The Music in XTrain

By Cathe Friedrich

All of the music we used in XTrain was custom made by the same music production company (MyFitJam)  that produced the music for “To The Max” and “CrossFire”. So if you liked the music in our last production you should like XTrain’s music.  Cathe spent many months working almost every day with the music production […]

XTrain Scarecrow 100 Rep Challenge With Jai

By Cathe Friedrich

This is a picture of Jai doing a shoulder exercise called a scarecrow during a 100 rep challenge.  There are different reasons why Cathe selected certain exercises for the 100 rep challenges, but the scarecrow was chosen because it is an exercise that works and strengthens your rotator cuff. Shoulder injuries are the most common […]

XTrain Bonus Core Workouts

By Cathe Friedrich

The XTrain series comes with several bonus workouts including two core workouts, five 100 rep challenges, rear delts and a heavy bag boxing workout. Most of these bonus sections will be included in many of the Premixes that are included in the XTrain workouts. XTrain Premixes give you more workout options to fit your busy […]

Bonus 100 Rep Challenge With Brenda Doing Lateral Raises With a 10 – 20 Degree Tilt

By Cathe Friedrich

This is a picture showing Brenda doing a lateral raise with a 10 to 20 degree tilt during her 100 rep challenge. We filmed five bonus 100 rep challenges for XTrain. These mini challenges usually take less than 10 minutes and will give your targeted muscle and incredible pump. Our 100 rep challenges also help […]