Firm Your Back and Improve Your Posture

Firm Your Back and Improve Your Posture

With Low-seated Cable Rowing

The general problem with most back exercises is that they are hard to do and require a large amount of energy, so it is tempting to skip them when you are in the gym. Yet having a firm, straight and shapely back is certainly worth the investment in effort and time. Although demanding, there are not many exercises better than rowing.

Leg-Shaping Cardio

Leg-Shaping Cardio

Part 3: The Cybex Arc Trainer

This week I am going to cover the Cybex Arc, if your gym has one, or you can use the elliptical. These machines are designed to take the impact out on your legs of your cardio, so they are great for alternating days with other pieces of cardio equipment.

The Most Effective Squats

The Most Effective Squats

Maximize Glute Activation and Development

Squats are notorious for building strong, athletic backsides. But with so many different squat variations in existence such as goblet squats, box squats, front squats, high bar back squats, low bar back squats, Zercher squats, overhead squats, sumo squats and kneeling squats, many individuals wonder which types of squats they should be performing to maximize glute development.

Leg-Shaping Cardio

Leg-Shaping Cardio

Part 2: The StepMill

This week I will be talking about one of my favorite pieces of cardio equipment: the StepMill. Off the bat, nothing makes me sweat more than this bad boy— and for that alone I love it! I like to rotate this as one of my cardio workouts

Leg-Shaping Cardio

Leg-Shaping Cardio

Part 1: The Treadmill

I noticed while filming our series for “Mix It Up” how weak my cardiovascular endurance had gotten. I have mostly just been lifting heavy and doing steady-state cardio for a few years now, and I could feel it! I also noticed that I have done a good job of building plenty of muscle on my legs. So I thought it would be a great time to mix up my cardio and use it to “shape” my legs!

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