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
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
Who do you want to look like? Britney Spears? Brad Pitt? Mia Hamm? We all want to look fabulous, but don’t always know how to take the first step towards our goals. A fitness jumpstart is a great way to set off towards a "better you.&q... Read more
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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
I hate my arms & their flab. I really want to start working on them, but slowly. I'm just starting to get back into working out again.
I did some bicep work the other day & now want to work on my triceps - my least favorite part of my arm. What... Read more
"Pressing Pause" That is definitely what I've had to do with yesterdays Jillian Micheals's 6 week 6 pack Ab video. It is SO intense! And it seemed like it was going so fast! I don't know what that's all about. I tried my best to keep up with the card... Read more
So for the past 5 months I've been working out hard with different combos of cardio and weight training. I've come a long way in my fitness and everything is tightening up nicely, except for the back of my arms!
I use numerous machines and hand... Read more
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I have been very tried lately. I don't know exactly why, but I have. I have to literally force myself to exercise. I went to the doctors and he stated that I should be using a multivitamin, but I take them. I do... Read more
While sitting at my computer reading I do sidebends, twists, dumbbell bicep curls or overhead tricep extensions.I do this while watching tv too but then there is room to add seated leg extensions. You can get in a lot of exercise just sitting on your... Read more
Have never used an iron in the motel room until now! Discovered I can do tricep and bicep exercises using the iron for resistance. I did curls with the iron, shoulder exercises and even some tricep exercises!... Read more
Fitness experts recommend a triad of exercises we should incorporate into our lifestyle in order to achieve optimum fitness. These exercises include cardio-respiratory activities, flexibility exercises and resistance training.
Cardio-respiratory a... Read more
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
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