core routine

Your Most Effective Core Routine-With a Twist!

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The Russian Twist is a challenging abdominal exercise. It targets your core while also improving the strength in your shoulders and arms. You burn calories, increase muscle tissue and improve your posture with one exercise. You also have a variety of Russian twist options from which to choose to continue to stimulate muscle response and keep you intrigued. Plus, you are able to add this effective exercise into your core routine even when limited equipment is available to you. Allow for at least one day of rest between core workouts using weights.  The muscle breakdown needs time to repair and make the strength improvements.
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pull bup bar exercises

4 Pull-Up Bar Exercises That Aren’t Pull-Ups

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If you’re like most, you probably know that pull-up bar exercises are a great way to target your lats – the long muscles that stretch from beneath your shoulder blades to your mid-back – as well as your arms and core. But did you know that your pull-up bar can pull double duty (or even quintuple duty!) if you add other exercises in as well?

Yep. Accordingly, here are four exercises you can do on the bar that isn’t pull-ups. You’ll appreciate the variety they bring to your workout routine as well as the booty-kicking punch they’ll deliver to muscles all over your body. If you’re ready to rip it, read on.

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grip strength

Why you Need Rock Climber Grip Strength + How to Get It

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Grip strength is one of those areas that tends to get overlooked in the typical person’s strength and fitness routine. It’s also one of those things that we don’t really notice until it’s been negatively affected due to injury or illness, or if our grip fails us when we really need it (like during that one rep max deadlift).
But that saying “a chain is only as strong as its weakest link” is all too true when it comes to your ability to grip, grasp, and hold things. Read More

trx workout

Get Suspended! Try a Full Body TRX Workout

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TRX workouts can shake you to the core, literally. Suspension training makes you feel muscles you didn’t know existed. It’s effective because it forces you to use core muscles 100-percent of the time just to hold yourself steady. On top of that, each TRX movement digs deep into primary movers and a host of stabilizers. Read More

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7 Resistance Band Exercises You Can Do Anywhere, Anytime

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Traveling soon? With a resistance band and a suitcase of simple exercises you have the makings for a full body workout wherever you go. Resistance tubing provides a muscular challenge that most forms of strength training don’t provide. The tubing allows you to focus on both the concentric (shortening) and eccentric (lengthening) phase of muscular movement. This can render good results when it comes to developing functional strength and hitting maximum muscle fibers to enhance sculpting.

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