exercise

Whats the benefit of this exercise?
I (male, 40s, body weight in low 200 lbs.) have been doing a routine in which I simultaneously deadlift a pair of 80-85 lb. dumbells and hold them in the up position for 8-10 seconds (or, on ...
by oscarferns
What is the best exercise for lats?
What is the best exercise for lats? I have been doing seated rows, but noticed someone doing reverse grip pulldowns and thought that they end up looking like seated rows but with a longer initial ...
by bhatia_vishnu
One exercise or circuits
... an anyone offer any advice wrt to the benefits of performing a routine by a)doing the sets for each exercise all after each other b)doing a set of each exercise and moving on to the next (eg lat pull ...
by ufojockey
Best exercise for strengthening abs?
I've been told that standard crunches are not effective at working the abs. Is there anything I can do at home (no gym equipment) to work my abs?
by 1212
Need help buying exercise machine.
I'm looking to buy an exercise machine to get a full body workout. My wife would also like to use the machine (if possible) to help her lose her 'belly'. She does aerobics but would really like to ...
by pieman
A few exercise questions
1. When doing shrugs with a barbell, is there any difference in the muscles involved in the movement when using a supinated grip rather than a pronated grip? I ask because it's hard for me to hold ...
by picton
Chest exercise without bench?
... to a smaller house, and won't have room for my old weight bench. Can someone recommend a good chest exercise that I can do with dumbbells, besides bench presses or flyes? Or are there any well-made ...
by calgal415
Compound exercise also good for triceps?
I'm not a big fan of doing sets specifically targeting the triceps. Is there any good compound exercise that can train a major muscle group as well as the triceps? How about benching?
by Glhiu728xz
HST exercise alternation...
Doing two sets of the same excersise will perhapse improve your work capacity for that excersise, maybe sacrificing the frequency benefit if you do it every other workout. Doing two different ...
by lilskank
Rigorous exercise and testosterone
... Service 09-17-02 http://www.coxnews.com/newsservice/stories/2002/0917-MENOPAUSE.html '... rigorous exercise can lower testosterone, as can high stress.' I ...
by 0v3rload
I did exercise for legs in gym in morning and after evening i did my blood ...
i did exercise for legs in gym in morning and after evening i did my blood test sgpt alt and the result is above normal range 42iu/l is this because of the leg workout inmorning or any other cause
by Guest
Re: Blood test abnormalities while weight training
Wrong!! SGOT, it is true, is not specific to the liver and can be elevated due to exercise. However SGPT is specific to the liver and will NOT be elevated from exercise. You are truly an (fill in the ...
by Skyfox 56
Re: Dumbell deadlift vs squat
Some stuff is just so much easier at home. FYI, one of my favorite midsection exercises is essentially a one-sided farmer's walk without the walk - I just pick up an 88 lb. kettlebell and try to hold ...
by Chadwick
Making Space And Time For Yourself
I have written quite a lot here about fixing your work out into your day, and making it happen even if you are extremely busy or have kids, even if that means multi tasking it into your day. As ...
by Sue
Re: Leg Press Bad?
... dybuilders like Dorian Yates. So it's nonsense to make a blanket claim that leg presses are a 'bad' exercise. Whether or not they're a good exercise for *you* depends on your goals. The fact that you ...
by piesore
Re: Single-Joint Isometrics and Joint Angle Specificity
... red about, though, on the subject of explosiveness, is whether isometrics done near the start of an exercise would significantly increase performance of that exercise ...
by picton
Re: Total gym or Bowflex
IMHO the Total Gym is the best bargan between the two. I had one and it worked very well (Total Gym 1500). If you are a body builder, go to the heavy weights and a Gym with a personal trainer or a ...
by rojettafoxx
Re: I am just starting out
If you're just starting out, I wouldn't start worrying about supplements at this point, especially if your diet is already rich with protein and complex carbs. The added protein will become an issue ...
by TexasScott
Dieting Basics and creating your own diet
How to calculate Your Daily Caloric Needs To calculate your BMR based on your total body weight (Harris-Benedict Formula) BMR= basal metabolic rate BMR (women) = 665 + (9.6 x weight in Kg) + (1.8 ...
by mockingbird
MMUSA Inc. - PRESS RELEASE - Muscle Marketing Reveals Truth About Degussa Claims and Motives
P R E S S R E L E A S E August 30, 2002 MMUSA vs Degussa 'Muscle Marketing Reveals Truth About Degussa Claims and Motives' Muscle Marketing is the maker of Creatine Serum, the enormously successful ...
by Glhiu728xz
EPOC after two short cardio sessions vs. one long
'One study has shown that performing two 15-minute aerobic exercise sessions a day produce a much higher EPOC reading than one 30-minute session. In this study diet and exercise intensity were ...
by adrewscudera
Training After Surgery
I hear many people that won't exercise a day in their lives if they can spend time doing nothing and still they are in perfect health and others that have gone through surgeries and can't wait to ...
by Sue
Re: Range of motion in a wide-grip chin
In a word, horseshit. I see people do this sort of thing all the time in the gym, and what invariably happens is that they end up using their rotator cuffs to finish off the movement (by rotating ...
by Skyfox 56
Re: Legacy International and technique pictures
3 years since doing any real exercise so any advice would be helpful.
by oscarferns
Re: Front lat pulldowns - form question
The problem is that a lot of these people don't keep their back in the same position throughout the exercise. That is, they rock back and forth, using the lower back to 'throw' the weight. Leaning ...
by dagger29
Re: How about a when bulking?
... and I'm not an 'easy gainer.' Perhaps it makes more sense if I mention that this is the first real exercise I've had in well over a decade, so it amounts to ...
by Moriarty, MD
Re: Why cardio last?
... ng to do with the energy stores (glycogen) in the muscles. This energy is great for short bursts of exercise, like during weight lifting. If you do cardio first, it uses up these energy stores, so ...
by Glhiu728xz
Re: Leptin refeeds questions
I am no expert, but I have found all the things you are talking about ot be unimportant. I look at refeed days as mental health days. I eat whatever I want. I eat the foods that I miss. I just try ...
by FieryIce
Re: Shoulders
Soreness is a poor measure of the effectiveness of a workout. You can get stronger without getting sore, and you can get sore without getting stronger. Hence progress (at whatever your goal is, ...
by LUCIAN665
Re: 20 rep squats...
That's what we like to hear. If you do reinforce the sawhorses, you can gain confidence in them by a simple test: load up the bar with, say, 75% of your max, a weight you should be able to squat off ...
by 1212
Re: 3 Sets or 1 to failure?
** I shall be doing upper body only on Friday so will try this. If the weights room is still closed I shall be a bit stuck if I leave out all the above - but I will experiment. I would miss not doing ...
by PaulMc Donagh
Re: Dead-lifting question - a real one
By you, silly :) Read on. More than you asked for, but since I'm an evangelist for these things, here goes: When you ***** a barbell, you pick it up with an overhand grip and, at some point, you ...
by Woodgate
Re: Usual..how-to beginner questions
... aq.html least 45 to 60 minutes each day. point where I am comfortable with most of the machines and exercises in the gym. 'perform to failure' kind of ...
by johnfoo
Where can I obtain assembly manuals for the Pacific Fitness ...
Where can I obtain assembly manuals for the Pacific Fitness Zuma exercise machine?
by Guest
Re: Fat guy getting back into weightraining: use creatine?
... e I have redefined the term. What I will do is apply the basics of good health: decent diet, arobic exercise and resistance trainiing. I have had great results with creatine in the past, but I will ...
by dfstevens
Re: Is leg press good or bad?
IMO...leg press is ABSOLUTELY an excellent exercise. Keep in mind though, that for overall leg development and in fact even development of UPPER body, NOTHING can beat an intense set of SQUATS!
by TexasScott
Re: Pulling my shoulders back
Huh? You didn't read ExRx. And I quote... How many more muscles do you want to work with a single exercise? Sheesh. Watson (the pencil neck) Davis
by Salamander
Re: Hanging ab crunches- good/bad...
There isn't anything you can only accomplish by upside-down crunches. I remember Richard Gere doing them in that movie in which he played a gigolo (sp?) but he had boots that hooked over his bar. You ...
by 0chas
Re: Loose Fat or Gain Weight? What to do?
You haven't even started lifting yet. Get started and hold your weight steady for a few months. Then you can decide based on the progress you're made. No need to worry about it now, imo. Lose fat not ...
by rojettafoxx
Turning back the clock!
Age 55. I'm at the ten week point in my new weightlifting regimen. Prior to this I did several months of walking. Prior to that I had difficulty even walking, and health problems forced almost an ...
by Barbara South

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