Exercise – Sets/Reps 1. Lateral Raises – 3/11
Arm extended, but elbow unlocked to help prevent shoulder impingement. 2. Assisted Pull Up– 3/11
Use close grip with palms facing each other to emphasize Biceps. 3. Barbell Squat – 4/11
Because admit it, you did Barbell Bench Press last week instead.
Brought to you by the Integrated Health & Fitness Academy. Exercise – Sets/Reps 1. Lat Pull Down – 2/17
Always pull down in front, less risk for injury and up to 30% more muscle activation! 2. Dumbell Shoulder Press – 2/17
Palms face forward to help isolate shoulder and benefit posture. 3. Barbell Squat – 4/17
One of the IHFA Top 10 barbell exercises on the planet!
"Excuses are nails used to build the house of failure"-Don Wilder and Bill Rechin
Something really hit home today and I really feel the need to share it. It seems like we as a society we are continuously looking for motivation in order accomplish a task or attempt someting new. Today I realized that getting motivated is turning more and more into an excuse not to do something. If we aren't motivated enough to do something we come up with anything to distract us form "getting motivated" in order to accomplish a task.
This workout can be done with just your body weight OR add up to 20 pound dumbbells (5-8 pounds for beginners) to grow a little more muscle. 20 Sumo Squats50 Jumping Jacks20 Alternating Front Lunges20 Alternating Back Lunges10 Jump Squats20 SkatersRecover for 30-60 seconds50 Bridge Hips Lifts20 Straight Leg Reverse Planks10 Broad Jumps20 Walking LungesLight jog for 3 minutes
We all go shopping and get gifts for our friends and loved ones. But what if you gave yourself a gift this year and didn’t gain those pounds that you would inevitably have had to work off during the spring and summer months? It’s a little over a week until Thanksgiving and another month until Christmas, but it isn’t too late to start planning how you will defend your figure during the coming weeks!Preemptive strike
Well, Fall is here. Here are some guidelines to help you dress for a great workout.* choose what is comfortable that fits well. You don't want to wear something that chaff's, rides up or falls down. No matter how cute the outfit, if it does not fit right and is not comfortable it is not going to help your workout.* proper shoes are vital. Get walking shoes for walking, running shoes for running, basketball shoes for basketball, etc. This ensures you have the proper support where you need it most. Talk to your trainer for what is best for you or your MD.
Step Up Plus – you can change the height in addition to the resistance for more intensity; add balance components through the use of medicine balls/sandbags/kettlebells and other upper body upward/outward/forward/rotational movements while balancing on one leg at the highest position.