For shoulders and arms, few gym machines are more effective than the Overhead Press. It works the deltoid muscles, or the sides of your shoulders, which are good for lifting boxes from shelves or picking up a small child. If you’ve never used t... Read more
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
"Time is money," Benjamin Franklin advised a young tradesman in a 1748 essay. Although we don’t know to what extent he applied Franklin’s wisdom, most of us do understand the implications of this adage in our own lives. When it... Read more
In this exercise, movement will come from the shoulders and elbows.
Start by sitting on the seat and adjusting the leg-restraint pad to the appropriate height. Your feet should be flat on the floor and the pad should help keep your l... Read more
This is the printable version of our Bootcamp Day 3 Workout Video. We recommend that you watch the video (and read its supporting text) before trying this abbreviated version.
Bent Over Rows
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There's a heatwave going on right now in Malaysia. Everyday feels like you're trapped in an oven! I've started walking after 7pm but now, even 7pm is too hot. If I go out after 7:30pm, it starts to get dark, so I mostly exercise at home now, in front... Read more
I am on a temp job where I am working close to 60 hrs/week. The way the schedule is set, I am lucky if I can get in any workouts at all (cardio or strength training), although I do have to walk and carry equipment (for scientific research), but the e... Read more
Working Night shift because people are on vacation is killing me! I'm eating to stay awake... exhausted when I get home. work outs are not happening cause im trying to sleep during the day!! ugh, next week hurry up and get here!... Read more
I am 23 years old, 5 ft 0 and weight currently 120lbs. I joined the gym this week with the purpose of working on my abs, getting bigger in my lower body. In other words, I want a bigger butt and thighs. I want to make sure that the exerc... Read more
Compound exercises are those exercises that work multiple muscles or muscle groups around multiple joints such as a squat. Isolation exercises, on the other hand, work a single muscle or muscle group around a single joint such as a bicep curl. Compou... Read more
Working our biceps is important, but we must not neglect the back of the arms, better known as the triceps. Working both muscle groups allows for muscle balance, therefore reducing our risk for injury. Because the triceps are comprised of smaller m... Read more
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