Posts in category "weight loss exercise programs"

Boxing Bag Training Tips of Safety & 3 Injuries to Avoid

Boxing Bag Training Tips of Safety & 3 Injuries to Avoid
Boxing bag fitness classes are growing in popularity.  They offer an ideal high intensity workout format.  The structure of a traditional boxing program which offers 2 or 3 minute rounds provides individuals with various skill levels the opportunity to train simultaneously. But as fitness programs increase in popularity, the quality sometimes decreases.  The demand for... Read more »

Great Home Dumbbell Exercises, Do This, NOT That!

Tricep Overhead Press - If you are standing during this exercise keep a soft bend in your knees.  This exercise is challenging if you have limited shoulder joint flexibility.  The goal is to keep your posture lifted and your arms parallel to each other (so the elbows point over head) and framed along the side of your head.  A common mistake is the angle of the head and arms break the posture all together and the movement become very limited and unproductive.  One trick to help accomplish this is to look up when doing this exercise and press your palms up to the ceiling.
Being stuck at home for a workout is a good thing. The simplest workouts are most often the best!  In fact, a couple sets of dumbbells is really all you need to create a total body strength training program.  Granted, I personally add a jump rope and abs to the mix, but I will take... Read more »

Perfect outdoor leg workout routine

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There are so many great  leg strengthening exercises.  I think this leg series targets all areas of the leg.  You will notice that I do not use weight.  It relies on my body weight.  Although I blow through the three exercises, I essentially do 3 versions of a single leg squat: facing forward, side and... Read more »
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Lose the Belly Fat: 3 Workouts that fight the fat from Thanksgiving

Lose the Belly Fat: 3 Workouts that fight the fat from Thanksgiving
Belly fat is tricky to eliminate.  In truth, there isn’t a series of exercises that target belly fat specifically.  But there are workouts and exercises that I believe lean out the mid section as by-product (so-to-speak) of the way the workout itself affects the body.    Overall key is to incorporate exercises in a high intensity... Read more »