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Sunday, Oct 23, 2011

Squats Are Not As Scary As You Think

Squats Are Not As Scary As You Think

Try doing a modified squat, you won't be afraid again to get down with the weight.

Sunday, Oct 23, 2011

Get Over Your Fear Of The Deadlift

Get Over Your Fear Of The Deadlift

The deadlift if done with proper form, is a great exercise for your arms and legs

Sunday, Oct 23, 2011

Don't Be Afraid Of The Upright Row

Don't Be Afraid Of The Upright Row

Make sure you don't frighten yourself when you do the upright row, watch your form.

Sunday, Oct 23, 2011

Don't Be Scared To Try This Exercise

Don't Be Scared To Try This Exercise

The tricep pulldown while balancing on top of a stability ball might sound scary but if you progress slowly you can do it.

Thursday, Oct 6, 2011

Punch Your Way To Total Fitness

Punch Your Way To Total Fitness

Try doing a lunge-punch workout on the cable machine to get your whole body moving.

Thursday, Oct 6, 2011

Get More Out Of Your Workout With Dumbbells

Get More Out Of Your Workout With Dumbbells

Try adding a elevated stationary lunge with dumbbells to burn more calories as you exercise

Thursday, Oct 6, 2011

Use Your Stability Ball For More Than Just A Bouncy Seat

Use Your Stability Ball For More Than Just A Bouncy Seat

So you bought a stability ball but haven't figured out what workout to do with it. Let's start with the basics-crunches.

Thursday, Oct 6, 2011

Take Your Cable Workout To The Next Level

Take Your Cable Workout To The Next Level

Not sure what you should do when it comes to the cable machine. Try doing a lunge-cable row to get your back and arms fit.

Thursday, Oct 6, 2011

Try A Chest Press On Your Stablility Ball

Try A Chest Press On Your Stablility Ball

Adding a lightweight dumbbell routine while on your stability ball will help get that heart pumping.

Thursday, Oct 6, 2011

Get Down With A Dumbbell To Get Your Heart Rate Up

Get Down With A Dumbbell To Get Your Heart Rate Up

Dumbbell workouts are a little harder than your traditional cable exercise, so try adding a dumbbell overhead squat to your routine.

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