Posts tagged "chest press"
Eccentric Exercises To Relieve Tendon Pain

Eccentric Exercises To Relieve Tendon Pain

Eccentric exercises (EE) may sound complicated, but you actually do them all the time without knowing it. Every time you lengthen a muscle while applying a load you are already into EE. For instance, when you lower your hips to squat or your arms when doing a bicep curls. Gym rats may be familiar on...
Take Five: Avoid These Exercise Injuries

Take Five: Avoid These Exercise Injuries

Blame the squat for your back pain or the lunge for your knee ache. If you exercise, odd are you have experienced some kind gym injury. Sadly, most people play the blame game and never find out the real cause for their injury. Or they simple cross off the “bad” exercise from their workout list....
Switch the Roles

Switch the Roles

“Men train for aesthetics, where as women train for application. This statement is bold, but is saturated with truth,” says Jay  Cardiello, certified strength and conditioning coach and the creator of JCORE, www.jcorebody.com. Before you think this takes your chest press exercise too far, think twice. When was the last time you really worked out...
Fitness Face Off

Fitness Face Off

Which is better—the elliptical machine or the almighty treadmill? Does a boot camp class beat a cross fit session? Dumbbells or weight machines? Yoga or Pilates? Certainly, no exercise satisfies all your needs. Exercises come in different intensities, tackle diverse energy sources and movement patterns, and vary according to every individual’s goal, fitness level, overall...
Exercises to Perform Better Exercises

Exercises to Perform Better Exercises

When you do a set of pull-ups as part of your back routine, whether with the pull-up machine or old school, you probably feel some tension in your biceps and even chest. Pull-ups are an example of a multi-joint exercise, which is designed to engage several joints and muscle at the same time. However, there...