160220 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 barbell/dumbbells straight up with a closed grip just outside of each knee to a standing position.

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.

120120 Persistence Indeed! The Thrill of experiencing life in abundance

120120 The Thrill of experiencing life in abundance By Lucy Van Pelt August has always been the most significant month of the year. It is the month of my birth, and the month in which I experienced the most traumatic experience of my life. It is also the month when I signed up with my … Continue reading 120120 Persistence Indeed! The Thrill of experiencing life in abundance

111219 Balance and strength by Danny M. O’Dell MA., CSCS

111219 Balance and strength by Danny M. O'Dell MA., CSCS Entering into the later stages of life brings the certainties of decreased balance abilities and increasing strength deficits. These are inevitable in the aging process but they don’t have to be debilitating. There are steps that can be taken to help mitigate these age related … Continue reading 111219 Balance and strength by Danny M. O’Dell MA., CSCS

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101119 The Seventeen Absolute Rules of Strength Training

101119 The Seventeen Absolute Rules of Strength Training Reading through these rules will be the ONLY part of your strength training that is going to be easy. Consult with your Doctor before starting a new exercise program. RULE # 1: THERE ARE NO SHORTCUTS TO STRENGTH! You probably don't want to hear it but that's … Continue reading 101119 The Seventeen Absolute Rules of Strength Training

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250919 Strength training properties part 3 of 3

250919 Strength training properties part 3 of 3 Morphological changes naturally occur in those who strength train. These changes in the muscle composition result from increases in the amount of muscle glycogen, the number of mitochondria, the capillaries, the muscle fiber size, the tissues of the connective structures, and even the bones of the affected … Continue reading 250919 Strength training properties part 3 of 3