290220 The curl up https://videopress.com/v/JrCqEEuG?preloadContent=metadata Curl up exercise description Lay on the floor looking up at the ceiling.Place your hands under the small of your back - do not flatten your back to the floor because this places an unnecessary stress on the lower back.Bend one leg to about ninety degrees and leave the second … Continue reading 290220 The curl up exercise
https://vimeo.com/379748301 260220 Barbell stiff leg dead lift Start by moving your buttocks backwards with a slight bend at the knees, stick your hips backward and put the barbell or dumbbell on the floor and then rise back up. Keep the lower legs perpendicular to the floor. Once here, pull the dumbbell’s straight up with a … Continue reading 260220 Barbell stiff leg dead lift
190220 The benefits of skipping rope Many of us skipped rope during an earlier time in our lives. But as we got older the rope was forgotten while we hurried about in our busy lives. As it so happens it really was great exercise then and it remains an excellent one today. The main difference … Continue reading 190220 The benefits of skipping rope
Start by moving your buttocks backwards with a slight bend at the knees, stick your hips backward and put the barbell or dumbbell on the floor and then rise back up. Keep the lower legs perpendicular to the floor. Once here, pull the barbell/dumbbells straight up with a closed grip just outside of each knee to a standing position.
The barbell and dumbbell curl exercise, if done correctly, improves the strength and power of the arms and hand grip while at the same time increasing upper body muscle mass.
120220 The general warm up The runner’s may actually be onto something when they start out on a run-they normally begin at a slower pace than the main portion of the run will be. Any exercise that revs up the cardiovascular system is good except for the time-honored jumping jacks. As mentioned in Thomas Kurz … Continue reading 120220 The general warm up
Exercising with arthritis may seem like it’s an oxymoron statement but it’s not. One of the ways to manage arthritis is by being active. The key to staying active is to exercise but first you have to identify and then use an appropriate level of stress during these sessions. Resistance training is often used to … Continue reading 050210 Exercising with arthritis