Tagged: fitness

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Sweat In Your Eyes

Recently someone asked me this question: How do I keep sweat out of my eyes while exercising?  I’ve found that by wearing an UnderArmour skull cap prevents sweat from dripping into my eyes.  The...

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Muscles Women Should Train

While men and women are susceptible to osteoporosis, it is more common in women due to low levels of calcium, and women who are ectomorphs (thin body type) are even more prone. The main...

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A Picture Is Worth A Thousand Words

When you have a back injury especially a herniated/slipped disc, the doctors recommend flexion and extension.  The two exercises that are used for this are typically flexion while sitting (shown above), and standing in...

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Posture a Key to Exercise

Posture is very important for any and all lifts.  If you can’t keep the natural arch in your spine while performing bicep curls, tricep presses or any pull from the ground, you’re not going...

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Why Kettlebells?

Why did I choose Kettlebells? About 10 years ago I found an article on the swing in one of the popular fitness magazines.  After reading about it, and seeing this big iron ball with...

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Muscle Fibers and Uses

Intro to Muscle Fibers: There are three different muscle fibers: The first one I’m going to discuss is type 1 muscle fiber. This fiber is red in pigment (color) due to it’s content of...

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Eat your Carbs

Contrary to popular belief, eating carbs is an important part of dieting, Here is why: I see a lot of diets out there today that restrict or cut carbohydrate intake.  This is not the...