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Entries Tagged as 'Weight Training'

Abs Workout (10) – One Leg Plank On The Floor

February 19th, 2011 · 1 Comment

One Leg Plank On The Floor is a variation of plank.  Just like plank, it works your abdominal muscle, lower back and glutes.  This workout is also known as Elbow Plank With Leg Raise or Prone Plank with Leg Raise.  This workout is an advanced abs exercise.  When you balance one leg, those muscles I […]

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Abs Workout (9) – Side Bridge or Side Plank on Elbow

January 22nd, 2011 · 6 Comments

Men and women tend to have fat at the side of our tummies which is the so called love handles. We may not be able to spot reduce at this spot specifically, but we can do exercise to tone it. Side bridge or also commonly known as Side Plank on Elbow is a good exercise […]

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Abs Workout (8) – Double-Plate Press

December 26th, 2010 · 3 Comments

Double-plate press is a not so common compound exercise. It looks easy, but it can be challenging. Why Try Double-Plate Press? The reason I put this exercise under abs because I found that my abs work the hardest among all the muscle groups. This fantastic workout builds your abs, chest, biceps and shoulders. Take away […]

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Shoulder Workout (6) – Seated Bent Over Rear Delt Raise

December 18th, 2010 · 1 Comment

If you are looking for a workout for your upper back and rear deltoids of your shoulder, you can try seated bent over rear delt raise which is also known as reverse fly or rear delt raises.  In fact, many people focus much on the front and side deltoids and neglecting the rear deltoids.  The […]

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Back Workout (8) – Cat-Cow Stretch

November 15th, 2010 · 3 Comments

Cat stretch or cat-cow stretch is one of the exercise in yoga and pilates classes. I also incorporate in my after workout stretching, especially, after I do my crunches. Why it has such name as “cat-cow”? We will see…

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Chest Workout (8) – Straight Arm Dumbbell Pullover

October 24th, 2010 · 7 Comments

Dumbbell pullover is unique in that its movement because it works the chest from a tremendous variety of angles. This exercise takes quite a bit of coordination, which adds to the challenge of the exercise. You can do this straight arm or bent arm. Somehow I found that the straight arm pullover stretches the chest […]

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