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Entries Tagged as 'Weight Training'

How To Breathe While Doing Weight Lifting?

October 4th, 2012 · 1 Comment

People who practise Tai Chi or Yoga pay much attention to breathing. They believe that breathing will change the the internal energy. While weight lifting is more straight forward exercise, breathing does play a role. I dare not say breathing will make or break your weight training result, but since you still have to breathe, […]

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Chest Workout (12) – Chest Dips

September 14th, 2012 · No Comments

Chest dip is a good workout for chest muscles.  I used to think that it is meant for triceps, until I found the real trick behind how dips can be used for chest muscles too. Steps: Hold the parallel bar dip.  Now, the trick is on the way you hold the bar.  Forget about your […]

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Chest Workout (11) – Incline Dumbbell Flyes

August 11th, 2012 · No Comments

Incline dumbbell flyes hit the outer part of the upper chest muscles.  It is great chest workout without exhausting your triceps.  This workout helps you to get a solid upper chest with nice curvature. Steps: Lie on an incline bench.  The angle should be between 30 and 45 degrees.

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Back Workout (11) – Dumbbell Shoulder Shrug

July 20th, 2012 · No Comments

Trapezius muscle, or commonly known as traps, is the muscle between your neck and shoulders.  Traps are important for boxers and baseball players, where throwing motion is required. Steps: Grab a pair of dumbbells.  Palms facing each other.  Let the dumbbells hang at your sides.  Your arms are fully extended.  Your legs should be closed […]

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Back Workout (10) – Lying T-Bar Row

June 21st, 2012 · No Comments

Lying T Bar Row helps develop back in terms of width and thickness. Steps Adjust the leg height or the pad height so that your upper chest should be on the top of the pad.  For certain machines, you have to stand on the appropriate step to do it. Grab the handles with the widest […]

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Chest Workout (10) – Cable Crossover

May 23rd, 2012 · 1 Comment

The cable crossover workout works similar to the dumbbell flyes.  However, cable crossovers are done standing.  It targets the chest muscles with an emphasis on the inner chest muscle.  More important, it brings out the impressive center line between your left and right chest muscle.

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