Back in college, I thought the stepup was a stupid exercise. They were a part of my strength and conditioning program when I played football at Amherst College. Every guy on the team trained together, and we tended to use the same weight to keep things moving. And when it comes to the male ego, using a bare barbell for any exercise is just unacceptable.
American College of Sports Medicine names High Intensity Interval Training (HIIT) one of the Top Fitness Trends in 2015. HIIT alternates between high intensity exercise and short periods of rest, then repeats the sequence or circuit. High intensity, short duration programs have been found to match or surpass results of moderate intensity, long duration workouts. Click the image to download the FREE workout and Exercise Index printables.