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Step-Up to work your quadriceps, hip flexors and strengthen your hamstrings and buttocks in the process by Robinsgothealth Posted Sat 27 Feb 2010 7:45am Step-ups focus on your quadriceps and hip flexors, but also strengthen your hamstrings and buttocks. Step-ups are a good way to improve the shape and definition of your legs. Performing this exercise can help make activities that involve a lot of climbing less difficult. When performing step-ups, make sure the step or bench is large enough to ... Read on »
Abs vs. Thighs: Maximizing Effective Pilates Ab Work for Core Conditioning – Oblique’s vs. Quads by Aliesa George Patient Expert Posted Tue 24 Apr 2012 7:45pm  Part 6 of 6 in the series of articles about Abs vs. Thighs If you’ve been following the series of articles I’ve written on Abs vs. Thighs for improving Pilates exercise technique and core conditioning, this is the final post in this series of articles on Abs vs. Thighs.  Many people believe their doing effective Ab work, when in f ... Read on »
Strength-training Exercises: Beautiful Arms and Thighs by Sandy H. Patient Expert Posted Fri 02 May 2008 5:01pm 2 Comments As promised in Know Your Muscles, I will be providing you with strength-training exercises for the final 2 muscle groups of the frontal physique. To date, we've looked at the chest, the abdominals and the front shoulders, now its time for the upper arms (the biceps) and the thighs (quadriceps). Some exercises that work the biceps include: ... Read on »
Exercises That Build More Muscle And Burn More Fat by The Healthy Boy Posted Fri 18 Jun 2010 12:00am Are you one of those people that head to the gym and perform countless amounts of bicep curls and wonder why your arms are still the size of toothpicks? Perhaps you do a ton of pec flies and wonder why your chest still resembles that of a pre-pubescent 10 year old girl? Well Mike Geary from The Truth About Abs is here to tell us why those exerci ... Read on »
Hip And Thigh Exercises by Shilah C. Azib Posted Sat 05 Jun 2010 3:07am Importance of Hip and Thigh fitness It is important that individuals maintain their physique and get into shape. This is not essential from the point of view of physical health and fitness but also necessary for making the individual feel confident. In order to get the body in the perfect shape, the main areas to focus on are th ... Read on »
Fitness Friday – Weight Training For Injury Prevention by Susan Posted Fri 27 Aug 2010 6:00pm Well hello there and welcome to another Fitness Friday! This week I’m talking about weight training for injury prevention. I suspect this may turn into yet another series of posts, as there are so many common injuries and even more ways to prevent them! Today’s specific focus will be on running related injuries and what exercises you need t ... Read on »
Bodyweight Exercise Series: Good Lunges, Bad Lunges by Mark D. Healthy Living Professional Posted Tue 19 Jan 2010 4:38pm Use bodyweight lunges as part of your dynamic warm-up or as a strength exercise. Bodyweight lunges are great for adding muscular balance and dynamic balance to your lower body because you work one leg at a time (stronger leg can't compensate for weaker leg). You also need adequate core strength to keep your body upright during the lunge. ... Read on »
An Excellent Way Of Shedding Extra Pounds When Strenuous Exercise Is Prohibited! by venusxiao Posted Mon 02 Sep 2013 7:33am At the age of forty doctors do not recommend strenuous exercise when you suffer with joint pains. It happened with me last year when I had to shed my extra overweight and on the other hand I had developed joint pain problem. I was tensed how to shed my extra pounds without doing strenuous exercises. I consulted my doctor and was strictly prohibit ... Read on »
Friday Fitness: 2 Workouts. Get Your Vanity On and Learn to Function by Live from La Quinta Posted Thu 28 Feb 2013 11:56pm Huh? Yes I know the title defies all SEO (search engine optimization) rules, but I was finding it hard to describe these workouts in 70 characters or less. What we have here is two workouts that I did with my Superball class this week. The first one, the Vanity Workout, focused on individual muscle groups, single joint exercises. While they ... Read on »
The Best Leg Exercises For Women by Erin W. Posted Mon 11 Feb 2013 10:16pm I have found a few leg exercises that have become staples to my workout routines.  As a personal trainer, I know that many of us want to improve our legs/butt area more than anywhere else.  That’s why I want to tell you the three leg exercises that work the best for me! 1.  Squats - Squats are the ultimate leg exercise.  If you ever hav ... Read on »