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Isometric Exercises: Don't Waste Your Time by Dr. Gabe M. Medical Doctor Posted Fri 12 Sep 2008 10:39am Isometric exercise means that you push against something that doesn't move, such as a wall. Thirty years ago, most weightlifters and athletes in sports requiring strength used isometric training, but you don't hear much about them anymore. The strength gained through performing isometric contractions is only within 20 degrees of the angle you h ... Read on »
Are isometric exercises effective? by Dr. Gabe M. Medical Doctor Posted Wed 01 Oct 2008 8:12pm 1 Comment Isometric exercise means that you push against something that doesn't move, such as a wall. Thirty years ago, most weightlifters and athletes is sports requiring strength used isometric training to make themselves stronger. Athletes don't use isometric training much anymore. The strength gained through performing isometric contractions is only ... Read on »
Get Six Pack Abs Sooner With Isometric Exercises by Mark D. Healthy Living Professional Posted Thu 22 Apr 2010 5:11pm You need to do isometric core exercises to get your six pack abs. This is a surprise to many people. Isometric core exercises build up the deep stabilizing muscles and give tone to your entire core area. Isometric exercises help you build strength and burn fat without moving much. Isometric exercises are very underrated. They are grea ... Read on »
Resistance training decreases blood pressure by Marta M. Posted Wed 07 Mar 2012 10:18pm When Caroline came to me after being diagnosed with pre-hypertension, she was stunned.  At 32 she seemed to live healthily, going to the gym four to five times a week to enjoy a cardio workout. So what went wrong? For starters, Caroline had one major risk of cardiovascular disease, a father who died from a heart attack at 50. Even though he ... Read on »
Best Muscle Building for Your Body Type by Lucy J. Patient Expert Posted Sun 25 Sep 2011 6:11am Building muscle quickly means you need to be aware of the latest research in the best muscle building routines. All of the best muscle building programs should include drop sets, negatives, flexing and strip sets as the main components. Other types of repetitions can be added, but the drop sets, negatives, flexing and strip sets should alw ... Read on »
Isometric Bodyweight Workouts by Mark D. Healthy Living Professional Posted Wed 03 Feb 2010 10:40am Isometric bodyweight workouts help you build strength and burn fat without moving much. Exercise without much movement you say? Keep talking right?! Isometric exercises are very underrated. They are great for building muscles, stabilizing muscles, building strength, improving power and burning fat. Isometric contractions can be descr ... Read on »
Exercise and high blood pressure by Mark H. Patient Expert Posted Fri 03 Oct 2008 11:32am 2 Comments After my first session in the swimming pool, I felt really terrible and think it was in part due to my blood pressure dropping. That lead me onto reading up about the effects of exercise on a person’s blood pressure. The information below has been gathered from other websites, mostly the Life Clinic website. Why Does Exercise Lower BP? Drama ... Read on »
Exercises for the Neck - Strengthening by Nav J. Patient ExpertHealth MavenFacebook Posted Tue 24 Jun 2008 7:07pm 2 Comments Exercises specifically for strengthening the neck muscles are also calledIsometric exercises. Isometric exercise is a type of exercise involving the static contraction of a muscle without any visible movement in the angle of the joint. In simple terms this means that inthese exercises the length of the muscle does not change. As you continue to do ... Read on »
Exercises for the Neck - Strengthening by Nav J. Patient ExpertHealth MavenFacebook Posted Sun 24 Aug 2008 5:40pm Exercises specifically for strengthening the neck muscles are also called Isometric exercises . Isometric exercise is a type of exercise involving the static contraction of a muscle without any visible movement in the angle of the joint. In simple terms this means that in these exercises the length of the muscle does not change . As you continue ... Read on »
Exercise and My First Trimester of Pregnancy by Cassandra F. Doctor of Philosophy Posted Tue 22 Sep 2009 10:07pm Now that I'm almost at the end of my first trimester (I'm at week 14 right now), and everything looks pretty good with my developing baby, I felt like it was time to start sharing with you all my experiences in the weight room during these first three months. Many of you probably already guessed I was pregnant by the nature of some of my re ... Read on »