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How Unconventional Training Methods Are Different from Bodybuilding Techniques
Unconventional Training, defined as
Untraditional fitness methods involving kettlebells, Clubbells, sandbags, and other ‘old school’ equipmentis a huge departure from the common body building equipment and techniques that have been popular for decades.
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Drop the gym membership, buy some kettlebells, and go outside!
Prior to joining the Navy, my approach to fitness was much like the average gym rat; I modeled it after what I read in the various bodybuilding periodicals. My workouts mostly consisted of 4-6 sets of a bunch of exercises followed by some time on the treadmill or exercise bike. If I was feeling really adventurous, I’d even jog through my neighborhood! I did a lot of work on machines and a lot of isolation movements. When I enlisted in the Navy, I knew that I had to find a new approach to training. After doing a bit of research and talking with other people who were already in the military, I decided to ditch the bodybuilding mentality, quit training in the gym, and totally change the way I trained.