Weekly Exercise

Exercise of the Week: Tricep Kickback

Tricep strength is essential when developing overall upper body strength and supporting shoulder and elbow strength. Hold a dumbbell in each hand with your palms facing in toward each other, keeping your knees bent slightly. You can stagger your legs slightly for more balance. Engage your core and maintain a straight back. Hinge forward at… Continue reading Exercise of the Week: Tricep Kickback

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Exercise of the Week: Cross-Under Plank

Planks are one of the best and most accessible exercises that benefit your body. They work your core- obliques, rectus abdominis (the "six-pack") and the transverse abdominis (often called the "corset muscle" that helps stabilize your back). Your trapezius, latissimus, pectorals, deltoids, biceps, and other upper body muscles also get a workout. Your glutes and… Continue reading Exercise of the Week: Cross-Under Plank

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8 Easy Resistance Exercises Using Little Or No Equipment

In tomorrow's post, we're sharing information from a meta-analysis that reviewed which of five types of exercise, continuous endurance training, interval training, resistance training, combined aerobic and resistance training, and hybrid-type training, provided the most benefit on cardio-metabolic health and weight loss. Today we'll share 8 easy resistance training exercises to incorporate ::spoiler alert:: because… Continue reading 8 Easy Resistance Exercises Using Little Or No Equipment

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Exercise of the Week: Bent Over Row Combo

This week's exercise is a variation of a row. Bent over rows work several muscles in your back, including the latissimus dorsi, shoulders, deltoids, and trapezius muscles. Typically, when doing a rowing motion, you'll keep the weights (or barbell) you're holding in one position. With this variation, you'll alternate between two positions. Image courtesy of… Continue reading Exercise of the Week: Bent Over Row Combo