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Leg Press Calf Raise Resources

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Add Strength Training for Lean Muscles

Before Gail Devers won the 100-meter dash at the 1992 Olympics, she spent countless hours on the track. But you know where else she spent her time? In the gym, doing strength training. Not to gain weight, but to keep her muscles strong. The comm...  Read more

Ouch! Avoiding the Aches and Pains

Exercise beginners usually try to make up for lost time by going all out their first week. The result? Injury or intense soreness. Pain does not necessarily mean gain. Many injuries occur at joints, where bones meet and provide motion. An enormo...  Read more

Easy Vacation Exercises

We love them, we look forward to them, we talk about them for weeks before and weeks after – vacations. Those 1-2 weeks of the year when we get away from it all – work, responsibilities, car pools. Unfortunately, there is something el...  Read more

How to Use the Seated Calf Raise Machine

In this exercise, movement will come from the ankles. The Setup Sit on the seat of the calf raise machine. Place your thighs under the leg pad, just above your knees. Place the balls of your feet on the foot rest, allowing your ankles to hang...  Read more

Tips and Hints to Deal with Shin Splints

The phrase "shin splint" is a generic term that describes pain in the lower leg, either on the medial (inside) or lateral (outside) side of the shin bone. This pain usually begins as a dull ache that can't be pinpointed; it can be felt...  Read more

My legs have never been sore the next day. This ma
Updated 12/1/2015 7:56:15 AM

My legs have never been sore the next day. This makes me happy! Day 2 of healthy eating and exercise....  Read more

Standing Dumbbell Pec Fly & Squat Twist and Press
Updated 12/1/2015 2:47:24 AM

I was at the gym today doing the Standing Dumbbell Pec Fly as a chest exercises and a trainer came up to me and said this exercise could injure my shoulder and/or rotator cuff. I think he said that holding the DB up gives no resistance to the...  Read more

Back biceps calves destroyed.....time for some gri
Updated 11/28/2015 7:08:18 PM

Back biceps calves destroyed.....time for some grilled salmon brown rice and broccoli.....Rock on's your day to conquer......I believe in you.......  Read more

Could two hours of washing and drying dishes raise
Updated 11/27/2015 2:14:29 PM

Could two hours of washing and drying dishes raise blood pressure? Had to stop because feeling dizzy. I'm on meds but it's not totally controlled atm....  Read more

uneven legs
Updated 11/27/2015 9:41:15 AM

i lift weights for 1 year now, and 5 months ago i saw that my left leg is more pronounced than my right leg.i tried everything, doing unilateral exercises but my leg is still smaller than my right in a way that you can obviously see and my vastus lat...  Read more

Exercises to do while standing

For me when I find myself standing in line or standing around I tend to do a few exercises to pass the time and tighten up my legs. If standing in line somewhere I tend to do different types of calf raises, whether its legs together calf raises or fe...  Read more

EACH MUSCLE! Homeade by me! Seperate specific muscle moves through workout!

TOTALS: *600 standing crunches to the side*500 stand crunches forward*200 normal froggy squats*200 squeeze tight frog squats*80 norm. calf raises*80 toes in calf raises*80 toes out calf raises*160 tricep lifts on chair*40 push ups*100 laying down kne...  Read more

Organic, Ethical, Local Eaters & Crunchy People

A place for like-minded crunchy people to get together to chat about organic, pastured, humanely raised, local, sustainable food and cooking....  Read more

10 Full Body Gym Exercises for the Beginner

Last week's fitness blog featured strength training exercises a beginner could do at home. This week's blog features those exercises that allow you to do a full-body workout routine in the gym. If you feel you do not have time to incorporate al...  Read more

2 Full Body Exercise Routines for Better Sleep

This past Monday kicked off National Sleep Awareness Week (March 7th-13th) bringing attention to the important role sleep plays, not only in our overall health, but our weight loss journey as well. Studies have shown that over the years the amount o...  Read more