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Legs Workout (7) – Plie Squat

September 21st, 2010 · No Comments

In order to activate your inner thighs (adductor muscle) which do not receive much attention, you can try plie squat (Plié squat). Plie squat is a bit like squat done by those sumo before they wrestle but the movement is more similar with ballet move. In addition to inner thighs, plie squat also simultaneously works […]

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Legs Workout (6) – Leg Press

September 4th, 2010 · 1 Comment

Leg press is a legs workout focusing quadriceps, hamstrings and gluteus (butt) muscles. You will find two types of leg press machine: Standard horizontal leg press which you lie (almost) flat on your back.

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Legs Workout (5) – Dumbbell or Barbell Forward Lunge

August 16th, 2009 · 3 Comments

With dumbbell lunge, main muscle groups being worked out are front thighs (quadriceps), butts (gluteal maximus), hamstrings, and front thighs (quadriceps). I highly recommend this workout for ladies who want to firm up their thighs and butts. Steps: Hold two dumbbells in your hands by your sides. Feet shoulder width apart. Use light dumbbell as […]

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Legs Workout (4) – Seated Calf Raise

July 28th, 2009 · 1 Comment

Calves are one of the most neglected muscles in the lower body. I find it difficult to develop the calve muscles. Probably the daily walking has toughened these muscles to the point where I have to take exceptionally intense training to force them to grow. I use dumbbell, barbell, machine and even body weight for […]

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Why You Should Consider Free Weight Squat and Not Using Smith Machine?

June 2nd, 2009 · No Comments

In my earlier post of the barbell squat, I recommend beginner to start with Smith Machine. However, for those who have been training with Smith Machine for a while or those who dare to try for a different challenge, go for free weight squat. While I was with Clark Hatch Subang Sheraton, I always stuck […]

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Legs Workout (3) – Wall Squat

September 28th, 2008 · 7 Comments

Squat is the best exercise for your buttock and legs. However, many beginners found that barbell squat is too tough and some people also said that it is dangerous for the knees and not suitable for women. While I agree it is not easy to do it correctly, whether you are a guy or lady, […]

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