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
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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"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
if you feel overloaded, then don't push yourself.....drink say, 5.....and every other week, increase by 1 unless you reach the desired amount you wish to drink each day. (I hope this helps)... Read more
Never give up! I have the same problem but I push my self harder. Try walking. Start slowly and motivate yourself to go longer each day. Don't use butter for frying, use cooking spray. It takes out alot of the fat in the food. As a result, I am los... Read more
Don't give up! Just keep pushing. It will take time but just remember that with each lb. you lose, you are 1 lb. closer to your goal! Remember why you started this journey! If you quit, you will only be further away from the person you want to be!... 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
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
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