Tagged: health

Lift or Step

One could see from the research that weightlifting is superior to walking 10,000 steps per day. The simple reasoning, walking mainly benefits one’s cardiovascular system and does nothing for the other muscles in the...

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Sandbag Press

In simple words using a sandbag incorporates more stabilizers, and helps to acclimate the body to real world situations. Interested in learning more about sandbag fitness check out my friend Matt’s site http://www.sandbagfitnessstore.com/pages/the-sandbag-method Scroll...

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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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Pregnant Back Pain?

The pelvic floor muscles are something women should pay attention to not just when they’re pregnant, or postpartum, but throughout their entire lives.  These muscles range from the pubic bone to the tailbone, not...

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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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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...