Posts tagged "strength training"
Don't Resist Tubing Exercises

Don’t Resist Tubing Exercises

A few years ago, we thought nothing could beat machines to strengthen and tone muscles. Then we realized that with a set of dumbbells, barbell, and a few plates—the old school way—we could get ripped, stronger, and improve sports performance. Today, that colorful tubing that hangs on gym walls is the “new” muscle builder. Still,...
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...
The anti-stress holiday workout

The anti-stress holiday workout

The holidays tend to create an overall feeling of joy and anxiety. And, regardless of how much you want to forget about dieting and enjoy the grandma’s yummy pecan pie, there is always the thought of how to avoid the extra pounds that seem to come with holiday celebrations. “When individual encounters a potential stressor...
Men's workout habits that help us all: Gender differences Part II

Men’s workout habits that help us all: Gender differences Part II

Beyond the physiological discrepancies among the genders, men seem to be very savvy at the gym to achieve their goals. In my last article, I reviewed the “men’s diet”: tips that give them an edge when losing weight. From having a beer to not eating emotionally, there was plenty to learn from the opposite sex,...