Chest Exercises

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

Quickly Beat Cholesterol In Gym

Exercise helps you to lower your cholesterol levels in a few different ways. When you exercise you raise the levels of HDL in your bloodstream, and at the same lower your levels of LDL. Getting yourself fit by exercising also boosts your circulation and strengthens your heart, helping your blood flow through your system better, reducing clogged arteries. Scientific research has found that combining a moderate quantity of exercise with a diet low in saturated fat, significantly helps lower cholesterol levels. Plus regular exercise has been shown to raise levels of a certain enzyme which helps reduce cholesterol levels in your bloodstream.

You should aim to get at least 30 minutes of moderate exercise, at an absolute minimum of 3 times a week. Moderate physical activity should make you get up a sweat and have you breathing heavily, for example, aerobic activities such as running, jogging, power walking or swimming

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Six Pack in a Month

Maintaining motivation is never easy. You might find yourself sticking to a strict diet for a week and then completely giving up the next week. The key is to keep telling yourself that you want it. If you give up, you are just becoming another person that has tried to get a six pack in a month but failed.

Knowing what to do will involve finding out what exercises are the most effective, what diet to stick to and how much cardio to do. These are the only questions you need answered.

Doing thousands of crunches everyday will not get you a six pack in a month. Crunches are in fact a very effective six pack exercise. However much like anything else in this world, too much of it will not benefit you. The key to get a six pack in a month is to vary your exercises and do

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About Circuit Training Exercises

Split Routines

For 15 or so years, I followed the traditional split-routine; working two or three muscle groups per day, one day per week (or, in some weeks, two times). This muscle-building routine is tried and true, being followed, and championed, by some of the greatest bodybuilders in the world.

But, what I failed to realize for 15 years is that a bodybuilding split routine was not right for me; a guy who simply wanted to get into great shape, not compete on stage in a flex-off. Then, as of last year, I finally listened to advice that I had been giving to so many others that I had worked out with and/or trained, and that was to try a circuit training routine.

Circuit Training

Since switching to a circuit routine, I walk out of the gym each day feeling like I actually worked out, rather than simply feeling slightly

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About Fit to Ride

Chest muscles – use a barn post (for one arm at a time), or barn corner, raise your arm(s) to create a 90 degree angle at the elbow, lie your forearm(s) on the post, or walls, and lean in causing a pulling across your chest.

Shoulders, upper-mid-and lower back, back of legs, forearms and hands – stand at an arms length distance from a stable post, wash rack, or fence, grasp the fence with your fingers, palms down, arms out stretched, move your feet in closer to the fence and plant them 8 inches apart, push your hind end out behind you, while bending from the waist and hanging into the stretch. Keep your head aligned with your spine.

  • Buttocks and hip – sit in a chair, or on a mounting block, knees bent out in front of you, bring your left foot up and lay it over your right
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Convenient Exercise

Ping-pong or “Table tennis” as it is officially known is a great sport for getting active. As a scaled-down version of tennis, ping-pong is a fun sport with a fast pace but isn’t nearly as physically demanding as its larger counterpart. It can be taken up by anyone, and will get your body moving, build your reflexes, and get your heart pumping. It’s a great source of exercise that will burn a lot of calories without leaving you winded and drained of energy. The rules are extremely simple and can be learned in minutes, and as long as you have a table it can played anytime. It is also a very enjoyable sport, and when playing with a friend you’ll find yourself staying with it for much longer than you had originally intended.

Badminton is another great sport for exercise. Though it’s slightly more physically demanding than table tennis, badminton

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Get Bigger Arms

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

Being Active Is Important To Health

Perhaps most excellent way in which to burn fat build muscle is to utilize some type of fitness program. Exercise is an important part of any healthy lifestyle. While watching what you eat is imperative, working out is what will really burn those calories. Research shows that the more calories you burn, the more weight you lose.

When you are taking part in a good fitness program, it is normal for your weight to fluctuate. This is due to the fact that while you are losing fat, you are building muscle, and muscle weighs more than fat. Building the muscle will allow your body to burn more calories while it is at rest. So a temporary gain in muscle weight will lead to a greater loss of fat.

Great fitness programs that include strength training and cardiovascular exercises will make you feel very revitalized and strongly motivated. Cardio workouts will

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Food For Building six Pack Abs

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

Advantages of Weight Lifting

Surprisingly this isn’t true. Men and women have different hormones in their bodies and it is the mainly male hormone testosterone that encourages muscle development. As women have little of this hormone in their bodies they don’t gain muscle mass with weight lifting the way men do.

Resistance exercise or strength training has been shown by research to have profound results on the mucsulosketal system. This type of exercise which includes weight lifting and weight training aids the body keep in shape and functioning well and can prevent back pain, sarcopenia and osteoporosis amongst other disabilities.

Muscle conditioning which is aided by weight lifting is essential for overall strength and firmness of the body. A well looked after body is important and will be beneficial right throughout life. Muscle conditioning will help the bones grow stronger and denser as it puts stress on the surrounding muscles.

Weight lifting will also

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