Often referred to as "skull crushers", the lying tricep extension is a great way to build strength in the triceps. When completing this movement, you'll want to maintain awareness that you're not straining your neck and back; keep the weight on the lighter side until you are comfortable with the form. Start by laying on… Continue reading Exercise Of The Week: Lying Tricep Extension
This week, we are sharing a standing shoulder press that works not only your shoulders (deltoids), but also your trapezius and triceps. back muscles Start by holding a barbell in each hand. You'll want the weight to be manageable to lift above your head, so start light and you can always add a bit more… Continue reading Exercise Of The Week: Seated Shoulder Press/Core Combo
This week we're starting a series of combination exercises that incorporate several muscle groups. Today's exercise works your core, shoulders, and biceps.
A study from the American Cancer Society found a link between long periods of leisure time sitting and a higher risk of death from all causes of death. As technology has advanced during the last few decades, sitting time has increased. One study estimated that 90% of non-work time was spent sitting, and more than half… Continue reading Why Sitting Less Is Crucial For Overall Health
This week, we've gathered a variety of exercises that keep you moving, even if you don't have access to a gym or much (if any) fitness equipment. Remember, most equipment can be substituted with items around the house. For light weight, consider using canned food, or water bottles filled with sand (or water). You can… Continue reading 8 Exercises To Help Keep The Body Active