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Full-body weight lifting program by Amy M. Patient ExpertHealth Maven Posted Thu 19 Feb 2009 6:30pm If your exercise plan includes lifting weights three times a week, here's a great workout that's effective on your time and your muscles (don't forget it's 2 seconds up and 2 seconds down): Push-ups (works chest) Do as many push-ups as you can, positioned either on your toes or on your knees. Squats and Rows (works glutes and upper back ... Read on »
The Only “Equipment” You Need for Weight Lifting? Your Body! by Corina T. Posted Sat 19 Jan 2013 4:00pm One of the newer trends in weight lifting is the use of your own body as the “weight” you are lifting. Some of the best exercises to get that lean and toned body you are looking for are as simple as they could possibly be – no dumb bells necessary! For many of us, simplicity The post The Only “Equipment” You Need for Weight Lifting? Your Bo ... Read on »
The Age Old Weight & Rep Debate by Susan Posted Tue 23 Feb 2010 5:19pm Did everyone survive their Tuesday? Mine was looong. Well, the work part was long, the time after work always flies by! Was up and at ‘em for a lifting workout this a.m. My goal was to do upper-body weights and to lift heavy. High weights, low reps, an extra set, and longer rests in-between. Sometimes it’s nice to change it up and challen ... Read on »
November Kettlebell 200 Swing Daily Challenge, Day 18, Plus Body Weight Drills by Nathan D. Patient Expert Posted Mon 01 Nov 2010 12:00am I got Stoned today. It happened innocently enough. I was at work trying to make some money and my new toy arrived from UPS. Just like a kid on Christmas day I rushed to open it and couldn't wait to play with it. Later this evening I was at the gym straining to pick up my new stone loader full of 45lbs plates (well, not quite full). ... Read on »
Body weight is NOT directly prop... by Joe S. Healthy Living Professional Posted Fri 12 Sep 2008 12:54pm Body weight is NOT directly proportional to the weights you lift.In fact, if you’ve spent any amount of time hanging around gyms, you may have noticed that the amount of bodyfat a person carries is usually inversely proportional to the amount of weight they lift. I can’t tell you how many times I’ve seen significantly overweight women goin ... Read on »
Body Weight Workout and Some Lifting by Nathan D. Patient Expert Posted Wed 09 Sep 2009 10:07pm Today I had two training, one easy body weight circuit as I try to break my body back into shape after a 6 week layoff in Ottawa and Greece. The rest was nice but man am I amazed at how much conditioning and strength I lost! Very frustrating! Anyway's here is the body weight circuit, it is taken straight from The New Rules of Lifting. ... Read on »
What If You Were Losing The Worst Kind of Body Weight? by Lucy J. Patient Expert Posted Sun 04 Dec 2011 4:35am Would you be alarmed if I mentioned to you that not only is the fitness program you’re on causing you to lose the wrong type of weight… but… it’s actually causing your body to put on more fat. I think you would probably think I was crazy or full of nonsense. But I hate to tell you that 8 to even 9 out of 10 women are adding body fa ... Read on »
Body Weight, Leverage, and Lifting for Strength by Mike R. Healthy Living Professional Posted Tue 26 Aug 2008 11:42pm When we’re discussing leverage, the two main components that we’re looking at are the mass of the different parts of the body and their various lengths. Unless you’re still growing, you can’t really change the length of your levers too much! This is the reason for the focus on increasing girth. There’s generally a natural increase in strengt ... Read on »
Body Weight, Leverage, and Lifting for Strength by Mike R. Healthy Living Professional Posted Fri 12 Dec 2008 2:57pm When we’re discussing leverage, the two main components that we’re looking at are the mass of the different parts of the body and their various lengths. Unless you’re still growing, you can’t really change the length of your levers too much! This is the reason for the focus on increasing girth. There’s generally a natural increase in strengt ... Read on »
What’s Your Strength to Weight Ratio? How I Got 50% Stronger While Losing 3% Body Weight by Jason Fitzgerald Posted Thu 01 Mar 2012 7:32am by Jason Ever wish you could be stronger – while weighing less?  It’s the ideal scenario for distance runners: massive strength without any extra weight. During the last seven weeks, I tried to improve both. I had been lifting regularly, but my routine was the same it had been for mon ... Read on »