We must, we must, we must build up our bust…and shoulders, and glutes. But not with ineffective exercises. As we say goodbye to 2012, it’s also time to say goodbye to a few of the more common, yet useless, exercises that are more myth than muscle.
Doing a Lat PullDown with a Resistance Tube is a great way to strengthen your mid- and lower-back, improve your posture and give a lift to the chest. In the included video, the twins show the right and wrong ways to strengthen the back and lift the “girls.”
Foam rollers are an excellent tool for a group fitness class or personal training session, especially for muscle (myofascial) release. In essence, a foam roller can be used for self-massage, using your own body weight. You don’t know how to use the foam roller?! No worries – there’s an app for that!
Hip helper, wrist helper, hamburger helper are all ways to make a bicep curl seem easier, but that are wrong! Well, maybe not hamburgers. If you want to know the wrong and right way to perform a bicep curl, just click-a-trick this link.
Push-ups are one of the best exercises around. By “around” we mean “that you can do anytime, anywhere, with no equipment except YOU!” To be truly effective, you need to do them with good form. We demonstrate that for you here, Then the dogs help show poor form. Push-Down Doggies!
As some of you may know, I had surgery on my foot last week. At my post-op visit, the doc used the word “horrific” to describe my big toe joint (bone spurs, zero cartilage, bone-on-bone) when he got in there during the surgery. But he didn’t say I couldn’t work out the other parts of my body! Read to discover just a few of the exercises that can still be safely done…
A full body workout based on Dr. Seuss quotes. Couches are involved. And hair fountains. Don’t say “Weird,” and please don’t pout. Lace up your shoes and let’s work out! Oh, the planks you will do, the hills you will run. But fitness is good, and fitness is fun!
Who can resist resistance tubes? Not us apparently, as we have an excellent guest post WITH A VIDEO WORKOUT from our friend and fellow FitFluential ambassador Kodjo Hounnake. Get ready to drool over the shirtless Kodjo, er, work your triceps, shoulders and chest as you…
Is it better to do toe push ups halfway or knee push ups with full range of motion? Or is there a third, super secret option? A reader wants arms that have people calling her a pistol packing mama.. But are 10 push ups enough, especially if they are “meh” quality?
Do you want a quick and easy way to get in some exercise this holiday weekend? Are you pressed for time? Good news: We have a full-body, quick workout for you that requires no…