Posts tagged "deadlift"
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....
Make the Most of Gym Time

Make the Most of Gym Time

You grab some more water, chat with somebody, look at your watch (again), or simply sit on the bench press until you get enough mojo to lift the dumbbells for one more set. Then you finish one or two reps short of your usual number, or do your usual 10 and stop even if you...
Blast Away Belly Fat

Blast Away Belly Fat

How can I reduce belly fat? This is the most popular question asked to trainers and one of the most problematic one to answer. The answer though is simple: exercise and proper diet. However, the type of exercise is more complex. Experts do not have a conclusive answer on the best training to maximize belly...
Get a Leg Up on H:Q (Hamstring/Quads) Ratio

Get a Leg Up on H:Q (Hamstring/Quads) Ratio

The squat is the gold standard leg exercise either done with weights, no weights, tubing, and/or weighted balls. The benefits are many—from sports skills improvements to maximize caloric expenditure. However, if you don’t see muscular or well-defined legs after doing plenty of squats, or worse, have some knee and hamstrings aches, you may be over...