231122 Exercise ideas to do in your home during the upcoming colder weather

231122 Exercise ideas to do in your home during the upcoming colder weather Legs Stairsteps, if you have access to them Go up and down them several times during the day, not just when you have to, but make a special effort to go up and down on them to get in a bit of … Continue reading 231122 Exercise ideas to do in your home during the upcoming colder weather

171221 BEGINNER’S GUIDE TO RESISTANCE BANDS 1 of 2 by Rachel Baker

THIS RELATIVELY INEXPENSIVE WORKOUT GEAR IS VERSATILE By Rachel Baker Reprinted with permission of THE SPOKESMAN-REVIEW Resistance bands are a fantastic option for people of all fitness levels, but especially for beginners looking to start a new exercise routine. They are gentle and easy to adjust for increased or decreased intensity, and they require very little space or … Continue reading 171221 BEGINNER’S GUIDE TO RESISTANCE BANDS 1 of 2 by Rachel Baker

150821 The upper back-barbell, dumbbell rows and tube rows

The upper back-barbell, dumbbell rows and tube rows Rows The barbell, dumbbell, and tube rows Each of these rows start out by taking a weight with a closed pronated hand position wider than shoulder width.Begin the movement by lifting the bar/dumbbell, elastic tubeing from the floor using good form and leg power. Use your legs … Continue reading 150821 The upper back-barbell, dumbbell rows and tube rows

080821 Single leg calf stretch

Stand up right, next to a door frame or a piece of equipment such as seen in the picture above. Notice how I'm leaning forward, in a straight line with my body. My left leg is positioned about a foot and a half behind the right foot. Once in this position lean further forward but … Continue reading 080821 Single leg calf stretch

010821 Modified floor pushups

Modified floor pushups If you were successful doing your pushups on the stair steps for your height, then follow the schedule here which now commences on the floor. Begin by using your knees as the pivot point rather than your toes. Keep your back flat with neither a sag nor an upward arch. The farther … Continue reading 010821 Modified floor pushups

250721 Modified pushups 2 of 3

The farther up the stairs you are, the easier the pushups will be for you to do. These are similar to doing countertop pushups or wall pushups because not so much of your upper torso is parallel to the floor and therefore you are not moving the extra amount of weight. If you were successful … Continue reading 250721 Modified pushups 2 of 3

180721 Modified stair step pushups 1 of 3

Modified pushups stair steps #2 Modified stair step pushups The farther up the stairs you are, the easier the pushups will be for you to do. These are similar to doing countertop pushups or wall pushups because not so much of your upper torso is parallel to the floor and therefore you are not moving … Continue reading 180721 Modified stair step pushups 1 of 3

110721 Stair pushups 4 of 4

Stair pushups 4 of 4, this is the hardest before going to the floor and then doing decline pushups. The farther up the stairs you are, the easier the pushups will be for you to do. These are similar to doing countertop pushups or wall pushups because not so much of your upper torso is parallel to the floor and therefore you are not moving the extra amount of weight.