Archive for the Exercise of the Week Category

Kettlebells

Kettlebells are fantastic for your core and lower back and  very versatile.  They are a mixture of cardio and strength exercise and doing kettlebells once a week has upped my general fitness levels as well as trimmed some flab off my core! You can do kettlebell circuits instead of using cardio machines – or use kettlebells as a warm up […]

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Exercise of the Week – Calf Raise

  If you’ve read my article on how to build a masculine physique, you know that it’s important to not forget the legs! Don’t be the guy who focuses on the upper body by lifting all kinds of weight at the gym, and then when summer comes, you are embarrassed to wear shorts because you have chicken legs.   HOW […]

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Exercise of the Week – Superman

Benefits: Back, Butt, hips, shoulders, hamstrings To start, lie on your stomach on the floor with your legs stretched out and your toes pointing behind/away from you. Reach your arms over your head stretched in front of you with palms facing each other. To go up, strengthen your core muscles and slowly lift both legs until they’re off the floor; […]

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Exercise of the week – Lunges

How? One leg forward with foot flat on the ground, knee bent, and the other leg behind. Remember to: Not put too much pressure on your knees Align your front knee with your toe (if your knee is going further than your toe you’re doing it wrong) Keep your back knee pointed to the floor Benefits: Lunges target not only […]

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Exercise of the week – Plank

EXERCISE OF THE WEEK – PLANK   Other name(s): Hover, front hold, abdominal bridge   Planks are a great addition to your workout routine if you perform them correctly. Hold your body weight like a pushup, but keep the weight on your forearms, elbows and toes. Hold the position for as long as possible (minimum 30 seconds). The longer you […]

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