130920 Standing dumbbell hammer curl

130920 Standing dumbbell hammer curl Standing dumbbell hammer curls Begin by holding a dumbbell in each hand, palms facing each other and arms straight. Curl the weight up to your shoulder while keeping your elbow held securely by your side without movement forward, backward or outward. Lower back down under control for one repetition.

020920 Strengthening your body provides positive and specific health benefits (2 of 2)

020920 Strengthening your body provides positive and specific health benefits (2 of 2) Resistance training is well suited to altering the ratio of fat to lean muscle in your body. Resistance exercise, on the other hand, helps increase your lean muscle mass. This is important because muscle tissue is much more active than fat tissue. … Continue reading 020920 Strengthening your body provides positive and specific health benefits (2 of 2)

260820 Strengthening your body provides positive and specific health benefits (1 of 2)

260820 Strengthening your body provides positive and specific health benefits (1 of 2) It doesn’t seem to matter what mode of resistance you use to initially get stronger, i.e. machines, bands, or even your own bodyweight, it all counts. However if your goal is to become as strong and powerful as possible and build up … Continue reading 260820 Strengthening your body provides positive and specific health benefits (1 of 2)

190820 The Make-up of a Resistance Training Program

Starting a training program shouldn’t be more complicated than just throwing on a pair of shoes or heading off to the gym for a few sets of squats or bench presses. As long as your body is receiving a positive stimulus, it will attempt to overcome the stress placed on it. If you are sedentary and have never exercised before then this may work, for a while at least. After a short time, though the body adapts to the stimulus and stops making positive health gains as it accommodates to the new level of activity.

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