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Dog Disqualified For Pooping!

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It's always so cool to watch dogs run an agility obstacle course.

Well this dog was running the course at Crufts this year which is the world's largest dog show.

The dog made it almost all the way through the obstacles but, once the finish line was in sight, nature called.

Check out the above video to see one dog decide he'd rather relieve himself than go for the gold.

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Check Out This Hunger Games Workout

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If you're clamoring for everything Hunger Games-related as the release of this Spring's most anticipated movie gets closer, check out this workout inspired by Katniss and the gang!

Here are 4 exercises designed by the Fitness Program Director of DailyBurn, one of the web's leading authorities in exercise, that will bring out your inner archer!

Check them out below and start training today!

ARMS

Exercise – Single Arm Row with Rotation

Equipment – Resistance Band

Description – A single arm row simulates the upper body action in archery by drawing one elbow back (engaging the deep muscles of the back) and slightly rotating the torso. Hook tubing around a stable pole or door jam and place both handles in your right hand. Step back until the tubing has some tension. Pick up your right foot and balance on your left and then begin to pull the tubing back, right hand moving towards right hip. Add a slight rotation to the right, opening up the shoulder.

ABS AND CORE

Exercise – Bear Squat

Equipment – none, just your body weight

Description – The bear squat combines a full plank, which is fantastic for the core, and an explosive leg press. Begin in plank then bend your knees and send your hips back over your heels keeping the knees off the floor (spine is flexed and arms are extended). With a powerful push from your legs, extend back out to plank and hold.

LEG STRENGTH

Exercise – Curtsy Squat Side Lunge

Equipment – Dumbbells

Description – To truly develop strong legs that are functional for running, jumping, leaping and carrying heavy loads, you must train them in all directions. Holding heavy dumbbells in each hand begin with feet together. Step out to the side with your right leg, keeping your left leg straight. Hinge forward slightly but keep chest lifted with the dumbbells on either side of your right leg. Push off your right foot and immediately step back and cross behind the left leg, bending both knees into a curtsy squat.

AGILITY

Exercise – Quick Feet Drill

Equipment – none, just your body weight

Description – To be quick on your feet and have the agility to change direction quickly, you must train the muscles to fire rapidly and with power. This drill is about quickness and endurance and really elevates your heart rate. Begin in the athletic ready stance (feet a little wider than shoulder width with knees slightly bent and a slight hinge forward from the hips) with arms out the side, palms forward. Start moving your feet as fast as you can as if running keeping the feet close to the ground. Keeping your shoulders and torso stable, randomly twist your hips (knees and feet as well!) to the right and quickly back to the center. Repeat to the left continuing to keep your feet moving as quickly as possible.

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Why Boxing Is A Fantastic Form Of Fitness

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Boxing will whip your butt into shape pretty quick, but FitPerez reader Janis wrote Alex Brenes to ask:

Hello Mr Brenes,

What are the fitness components in boxing?

According to Alex:

Janis, that's and easy one,all of them, Strenght (hit harder), speed (hit and move faster), endurance (hit harder, faster and move longer), agility (don't get hit and hit some body), coordination (don't be clumsy so you can do it right), nutrition (provide your body the fuel needed to perfom to the maximum). Done right like we do at DeLaBBC, boxing is one of the most complete ways to get in the best shape of your life!

Got more questions? Tweet Alex @ABrenesBoxing and check out his boxing gym or write to Tips@FitPerez.com for more answers!

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Kitten Agility Training

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This is so cute.

This little pretty kitty is training for the 2012 London Olympics!

Not really but how cool would that be?

If only the rest of us were so motivated by just a feather, the whole country would be much healthier.

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