The Bench Press
The bench press, which is also called the chest press, is regarded as one of the most popular and best chest exercises. The bench press gives a major workout to the chest, but also improves the triceps and the muscles in the shoulders as well. The bench press consists of some pretty basic moves. Lie on bench and hold the weight directly above the chest. Slowly bring the weight down to a point where the elbows are bent 90 degrees and then lift the weight directly over the chest, without locking your elbows.
The bench press can come in many different flavors. Instead of the typical bar and weights, barbells or dumbbells can be used. You can actually stand up and perform a variation of the bench press by using resistance bands. One should start the bench press with one of the more basic variations and then … Read the rest
First off, your arms are composed of the bicep and the tricep muscles. Your biceps, the smaller arm muscle, are actually 2 separate muscles that attach at the shoulder socket. Your triceps, the larger arm muscle, are made up of 3 separate muscles, the lateral head, the medial head and the long head.
A common mistake made by many bodybuilders is they over train their biceps. They have the mentality that “more is better”. Not so, especially with the biceps. They are such a small muscle(in comparison to other muscles), that (1) they do not need as much training as some of your other muscles, and (2) they get trained when you train other body parts, like your back.
One method for shocking your arms and getting them pumped beyond belief is supersetting. Supersets combine two or more exercises with similar motions to maximize the amount of work of an … Read the rest
You need to take action today in order to achieve a firm stomach. Its all about training your whole body. Eating the right foods will reduce the amount of fat that is on your body so that your abdominal muscles are easier to notice on your body. You certainly wont achieve the stomach shape you so desire by simply starving yourself. You will only become ill by going down this route because your body does need food to maintain the functions you put your body through everyday. A firm stomach will not come about either if you are going to eat junk food like fast foods and fatty supplements and then decide to do 200 abdominal exercises to kill it off. You are only kidding yourself.
Well, firstly with regards to drinking. Its best that you stick to water. Water helps to clean out your system so its recommended you … Read the rest