Bad posture plagues a majority of people— due, in part, to bad habits, long hours at desks, weakened muscles and improperly aligned muscles. The most common way this presents itself is as an anterior hip tilt. This tilt can cause an individual to look like they have a tummy pooch, even if he/she is standing up straight. It can also cause stress on the back, legs and shoulders.
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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.
With more survivors than ever before, let’s picture the strength needed to endure the diagnosis, treatment, and life changing effects of breast cancer. Now picture what it would be like to return to “normal” life. Where does one start?
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.
This week I wanted to share a full-body circuit workout that requires only your bodyweight and no gym. This quick and efficient circuit will keep your metabolism fired up and your body burning fat all day long!
The “Pyramid” workout. My clients know it and loathe it, but they feel totally awesome and hardcore when they finish it. That said, I want to lead with a disclaimer that this is a very grueling training session.
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I get it. In just a matter of weeks, I can tweak the form, build up their strength and have these very same ladies performing multiple repetitions of push-ups from their toes and eventually even adding weight to the exercise for added difficulty.
You would think that after using the lower body for every aerobic exercise, this area would stay tight and toned. However, the thighs and hips can get out of shape pretty quickly. Squats on a leg thrust machine might sound ominous, but they are actually very effective for transforming soft and formless lower thighs, hips and buttocks to a lower body that is firm and fully contoured.