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YOU_CALIBAN SparkPoints: (0)
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1/15/13 10:09 P

exrx.net

superb resource

google is also nice.

TACDGB Posts: 6,136
1/15/13 8:28 P

bodybuilding.com can help you. they have videos for each workout. Good luck...

ZORBS13 SparkPoints: (181,690)
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1/15/13 12:28 P

exrx.net has animated demos of pretty much every ST exercise in existence.

ARCHIMEDESII SparkPoints: (190,650)
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1/15/13 12:24 P

There are a lot of different names and some of them describe the same exercise. Example, I learned a move called French Press which I found out later is also known as a Skull Crusher.

www.youtube.com/watch?v=HgCRn2Rdoxc

Mountain climbers are straight forward

www.youtube.com/watch?v=DyeZM-_VnRc

Lat raises ? Could be called side laterals.

www.sparkpeople.com/resource/exercises.asp
?exercise=74


Russian twist

www.youtube.com/watch?v=4DYuSXvpu0g

If you're new to strength training, you might want to start with the Spark Fitness section. Coach Nicole has a bunch of short 10-15 minute strength workouts that will teach you some basics. Otherwise, I highly recommend that you buy or borrow these two books.

New Rules of Lifting for Women - Cosgrove
Body For Life - Bill Phillips.

Both are good beginner strength training books that will teach you the basics.



CELTIC_MOON Posts: 20
1/15/13 12:10 P

I have recently begun strength training. I am doing it only with free weights at home. I am trying to use different written strength training routines but having trouble with the lingo. Lat raises? Mountain climbers?? Russian twists?? Does anyone know of a picture reference guide to different common strength exercises???

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