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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Work lunch today was success. Went to pei Wei. Thought there would be lots of choices boy was I wrong. Amazing to look at their menu. Lettuce wraps 670 cal. 33 g of fat. Thank goodness for spicy tuna roll 265 cal 3 g of fat. Kudos to myself today.... Read more
At the moment I am walking 3 times per day and wondered whether it is just as beneficial for weight loss to do this or would 1 long one be better?
I walk 20 mins at about 10am, then 30 mins at lunchtime and finally I walk my puppy for about 30 m... Read more
Feeling down. Been eating right and working out 3. I'll feel great, but when I look in the mirror I see how big I really am and get so depressed i want to quit. I feel like there's no point.... 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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