290420 Strengthen your leg muscles and avoid potential knee pain-part one

Keeping the muscles of your lower torso strong will do a number of things to improve your health. The most important reason to have strong powerful legs is help prevent falls. In addition to the prevention of falls, the ability to maintain your mobility as you age will play an increasingly important role in your quality of life.

080420 Alternate Dumbbell Military Press

https://vimeo.com/379748478 080420 Alternate Dumbbell Military Press Lift the dumbbell off the floor or from the dumbbell rack to your shoulders.Hold the dumbbells with a closed overhand grip, a bit wider than shoulder-width.Beginning at shoulder height, this is the rack position; begin the upward movement of the dumbbell, with either the right or left hand.Press it … Continue reading 080420 Alternate Dumbbell Military Press

300320 Anaerobic exercise while maintaining social distancing

300320 Anaerobic exercise while maintaining social distancing On a daily basis, improve your strength with these two exercises. Do each of these for four sets of 10 to 15 repetitions 2 to 3 times a day. Start out with a kitchen chair squat. This chair should be solid and sturdy with no arms. Sit back … Continue reading 300320 Anaerobic exercise while maintaining social distancing

110320 Strengthening the CORE

110320 Strengthening the CORE By Daniel Pare NCCP, CSO, Strength Coach I am getting lots of phone calls and several people come to my gym asking me what to do to strengthen my abs. I could give them sets of sit ups, leg raises, crunches… and it would be doing… I just like to go … Continue reading 110320 Strengthening the CORE

260220 Barbell stiff leg dead lift

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

220120 Line of Push/Pull Principle, Part 2/2 by Daniel Pare N.C.C.P., C.S.O.

220120 Line of push/pull principle by Daniel Pare N.C.C.P., C.S.O. It is always a pleasure and an honor to write strength training articles for Danny O'Dell and his Explosivelyfit blog. I am returning with another and maybe different view about exercising in general. The line of push/line of pull training principle seems to have been … Continue reading 220120 Line of Push/Pull Principle, Part 2/2 by Daniel Pare N.C.C.P., C.S.O.

190120 Line of Push/Pull Principle part 1/2 By: Daniel Pare, N.C.C.P., C.S.O.

190120 Line of Push/Pull PrincipleBy: Daniel Pare, N.C.C.P., C.S.O. It is always a pleasure and an honor to write strength training articles for Danny O'Dell and his Explosivelyfit blog. I am returning with another and maybe different view about exercising in general. The line of push/line of pull training principle seems to have been forgotten … Continue reading 190120 Line of Push/Pull Principle part 1/2 By: Daniel Pare, N.C.C.P., C.S.O.

151219 A series of warm ups by Danny M. O’Dell MA., CSCS

151219 A series of warm ups by Danny M. O'Dell MA., CSCS Warm up: do this series or something similar before each session of training. Prior to beginning an upper or lower body training session do a series of dynamic resistance stretches along these lines: Cardiovascular for one to five minutes-skip rope, ride a bike, … Continue reading 151219 A series of warm ups by Danny M. O’Dell MA., CSCS

081219 Introduction into the principles of the warm up by Danny M. O’Dell MA., CSCS

081219 Introduction into the principles of the warm up by Danny M. O'Dell MA., CSCS If you live in the northern hemisphere, you no doubt have noticed that it is cold outside and a proper warm up is essential to starting an exercise session. “Workout Preparation” would be a better name for the warm up … Continue reading 081219 Introduction into the principles of the warm up by Danny M. O’Dell MA., CSCS