Posts tagged "upper body workout"
Little Changes, Big Results

Little Changes, Big Results

It might be hard to swallow, but you can’t expect different results if you keep doing the same. Easy to accept, but it’s still tough to practice. It can be difficult to shake up the status quo when you juggle daily life, so it is much easier to stick with the same exercise routine 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...
Gains From Pain

Gains From Pain

I once ran a half-marathon with anemia when your hemoglobin is low, which means less oxygen will be carried to the muscles among many other health issues. I ran a 10K with a partial tear of an ankle ligament. My personal best of a 140-pound deadlift occurred while having hamstrings tendinitis. And recently, I experienced...
Better Memory: What Food is on Your Plate?

Better Memory: What Food is on Your Plate?

My mom still does the newspaper crossword puzzle. I don’t think she enjoys it, but she’s fully convinced that by crossing words in her mind will keep her brain sharp. She sometimes struggles to find the right words while she eats a familiar Venezuela food: tequeno—fried dough with cheese. Of course, I am shocked looking...
Time Off From Bilateral Exercises

Time Off From Bilateral Exercises

The fitness world has moved to circuit training (eight to 10 exercises performed one after another without rest); high intensity training (short burst of maximal intensity followed by recovery periods at low intensity); and multi-joint exercises (exercises that use more than one joint/muscle at a time). What do all these exercise approaches have in common?...