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Entries Tagged as 'Weight Training'

Biceps Workout (3) – Dumbbell Concentration Curl

July 6th, 2008 · 6 Comments

Dumbbell Concentration Curl is one of the biceps exercises I do. Some of you may think that direct bicep workout is not necessary because other compound exercises have actually worked on our biceps. However, Concentration Curls works well for some people, partly due to the psychological effect. For those who know the biceps anatomy well, […]

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Biceps Workout (2) – Chin Up

June 10th, 2008 · 8 Comments

I like both pull-up and chin-up. If you look at Olympic gymnastics winner with those powerful (and nice looking) arms, they train mainly with their own body weight. Chin up and pull up greatly improve your performance sport that requires your upper body strength. In Chin Up, the main muscle being worked out is your […]

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Little Known Ways to Do Weight Training with Tempo

May 23rd, 2008 · 7 Comments

One great way to add variety to your weight training is to use the concept of tempo. Tempo is used to control the movement when you are lifting the weight.

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Back Workout (4) – Reverse Grip Bent-Over Rows

May 2nd, 2008 · 1 Comment

When done with proper form, the Bent-Over Row is another effective back workout you can do. This back workout builds thickness in the upper back and uses the lower back and abs to stabilize the body during the movement. The biceps also contribute to the movement, however try to minimize biceps involvement as the biceps […]

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Chest Workout (5) – Dumbbell Fly

April 17th, 2008 · 5 Comments

Dumbbell fly is one of the best chest exercises for women to prevent sagging breasts. As for men, this workout is important for shaping the nice physique of chests too. This exercise is a compound workout. The main muscle being worked out is the chest. Other muscles involved are triceps and shoulders. Steps: Sit down […]

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Back Workout (3) – Wide Grip Lat Pulldown

April 1st, 2008 · 4 Comments

Many variation of grip is possible with lat pulldown machine. Changing your hand position makes difference to muscle activation during the lat pulldown. Let’s focus on wide-grip lat pulldown this time. I normally do Wide Grip Lat Pulldown after pull ups and One Arm Dumbbell Row Loading. In Wide Grip Lat Pulldown exercise, main muscle […]

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