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Targeting the Deltoids, Minimizing the Traps by James C. Healthy Living Professional Posted Tue 20 Jul 2010 8:54am I've read your article about shoulder workouts as well as many others, and I have a question. I really appreciate if you can spare some time to answer it. I heard from almost everywhere that you can get wider shoulders by working out. I have a very slim body (56 kg, 172 cm tall, 24 year old male) and very narrow shoulders. The width of my ... Read on »
The Lat Pulldown – How to Maximize Latissimus Activity by Mike Reinold Patient Expert Posted Mon 06 Sep 2010 3:00am The lat pulldown exercise is such a common exercise that I bet you’d be surprised if I told you that I think you are performing it wrong.  OK, so maybe you aren’t doing it “wrong” but I bet there is a better technique you can perform to maximize our training of the latissimus dorsi muscle.   I think at this point in time, it’s pre ... Read on »
Meet Your Muscles - Trapezius by Lance B. Patient Expert Posted Sat 29 Nov 2008 12:25pm Muscles...some people want to build them. Some people want to tone them. Some people want to shrink them. Some people want to flex them at parties. Some people just want to have them. Meet Your Muscles gives you a unique look at some of your 430+ skeletal muscles. Today's Muscle: #4, 3, & 8 - Trapezius  ... Read on »
My Best Ever Workout Advice by Brad P. Healthy Living Professional Posted Sat 20 Dec 2008 7:15pm In keeping with my December theme of sharing my list of "Best Evers" with you, I'd like to share some 'Best Evers' that have really helped me with my workouts. The first is a technique, the second is advice. The technique I want to share with you is the hook grip. If you are a big-time dead lifter then you most likely use an overhan ... Read on »
The Strapless Dress Workout: Targeting Overboard Spillage and Back Fat by Jill T. Healthy Living Professional Posted Sun 11 Jan 2009 3:38pm Pitties, spillage, the muffin top on top, back fat…whatever you call it, a strapless wedding dress can really accentuate unwanted upper body fat.  Add in a tight corset or stiff bodice boning and the problem areas are sure to go overboard.   If a strapless gown is your dream dress,  cardiovascular activities that get your heart rate revvi ... Read on »
Body Building Workout Routines, Back Training by Lucy J. Patient Expert Posted Sun 27 Dec 2009 11:59pm There are two primary reasons for getting into a bodybuilding program, trying to increase muscle mass and trying to increase functional strength. The key to both of these is building core strength, which lies in the abdominal muscles, and, just as importantly the muscles of the upper, middle and lower back. ... Read on »
If you neglect your leg workout ... by Bill .. Posted Thu 14 May 2009 4:39pm If you neglect your leg workout in your bodybuilding routine, you are sure to regret it. Why? Because you will end up looking like a popsicle, with a chunky toned upper body and chicken legs. So unless you plan never to take off your jeans, be sure to include leg workouts in your program. When you work out your legs properly, you can expect ... Read on »
Pain in the Upper Trapezius Muscle by Nav J. Patient ExpertHealth MavenFacebook Posted Tue 06 Oct 2009 10:01pm Trigger points within muscles such as the Trapezius can be a major point of pain. What is a “trigger point?” A trigger point is a point of pain that can be easily irritated. It is often seen in tight muscles. Pressing on a trigger point can be very painful and it can cause referred pain - or pain in other areas of the body. One of the most ... Read on »
The arm bar workout by Marta M. Posted Sun 26 Jun 2011 8:33am Do you want to have toned and athletic arms? Women have a harder time keeping our upper bodies tight when compared to men because we don’t have as much upper body musculature. How can women say no to jelly? Devote at least one full workout to work just the upper body. We tend to put off working on the upper body thinking that this w ... Read on »
A week's worth of arm workouts. by Fitsouffle Posted Mon 22 Apr 2013 10:10pm Last week a fellow blogger friend, Elle from Nutritionella asked if I would put together a wedding prep arm workout for her, something she could do here and something that requires no equipment when she heads to her destination wedding.  I put together a week's worth of arm workouts, alternating between days requiring weights and a day of no ... Read on »