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Entries Tagged as 'Weight Training'

Triceps Workout (1) – Lying Triceps Press or Skull Crusher

March 21st, 2008 · 11 Comments

Lying Triceps Press is an isolation exercise which triceps are worked out. It is probably the best exercise to build size and strength, particularly the large inner head of the triceps muscle. I like the lying tricep extension and I have always performed it as the first exercise for my triceps workouts. Steps: Sit on […]

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Back Workout (2) – One Arm Dumbbell Row Loading

February 29th, 2008 · 2 Comments

One Arm Dumbbell Row is also known as Dumbbell Bent Over Row or One-Arm Dumbbell Row Loading. This weight training workout targets latissimus dorsi muscle. It works out our entire back, especially the upper back. Other muscles involved are biceps, traps as well as lats. It is a compound exercise. Steps: Begin with your right […]

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Should I Only Do Weight Training After I Lose Weight?

February 13th, 2008 · 5 Comments

Many overweight people are doing only cardiovascular exercises such as jogging, swimming, riding bike to lose weight. Their main reason of doing those exercises is to burn the fat so that they will build muscle easier after that. Contrary to belief, this concept may not work. Why? Read on to find out the truth.

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Back Workout (1) – Pull-Up

January 31st, 2008 · 11 Comments

If you want to have V-shape or X shape, you can’t run away from doing pull-ups. A pull-up is an upper body compound pulling exercise which targets mainly the Latissimus Dorsi muscle in the back along with many other assisting muscles. ‎ Pull-ups are similar to chin-ups but they are different with the grips and […]

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Chest Workout (4) – Decline Bench Press

January 19th, 2008 · 7 Comments

The main muscle being worked out is chest, especially the mid and the lower section. Triceps and shoulders are involved too. For beginner, do this exercise with barbell or Smith machine. The reason I am recommending barbell or Smith machine instead of dumbbell because you definitely need a spotter if you are using dumbbell. Steps: […]

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Chest Workout (3) – Incline Dumbbell Press

January 5th, 2008 · 6 Comments

When I first started weight training, my upper part of chest (upper pectorals) did not develop well. I just did not bother until I realized that gym goers have better shape of chests. One of the workouts meant for this part of muscle is incline dumbbell press. This exercise is good in developing and refining […]

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