Category Archives: Strength Training

Benefits of High Intensity Training

High intensity training is great for our health, great for losing weight, great for preventing or slowing down bone loss, great for your heart and it can even make us look better in a bikini. But now research is showing … Continue reading

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Upright Row

The upright row is a strength training exercise that works the upper and middle back, the shoulders, the arms, the abs and the buttocks. This can be performed in beginner to advanced workouts. Make sure you keep your belly button … Continue reading

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Tricep Exercises

The following is a list of the tricep exercises for the beginner and the advanced. Choose just one to two exercises per workout to build strong triceps. Check out the free workouts section for sample workouts. Exercises Ball DB Triceps … Continue reading

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Step Ups: Lower Body Exercise

Dumbbell step ups can be performed with or without dumbbells. You can perform these in three planes of motion, from the front, the side and by rotating onto the box. This is a great exercise because it works so many … Continue reading

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Standing Calf Raise

Standing calf raise is a strength training calf exercise that develops the calves muscles. Depending on the anatomy of your muscles you may only be able to develop strength and not bulk in the calves. Longer muscles can develop bulk … Continue reading

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Split Squats

The split squats is a strength training legs exercise and can be performed with just your body weight, a barbell, dumbbells or a resistance band. If using dumbbells hold dumbbells to your sides with palms facing your body. Or hold … Continue reading

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Ball Shoulder Press

The ball shoulder press is a good exercise to build stabilization and muscular endurance. Use light dumbbell and keep reps between 12 – 20. You can also perform this exercise by alternating the arms. Remember to keep your belly button … Continue reading

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Seated Shoulder Press

The seated shoulder press is a strength training exercise that’s great for developing the shoulders. You can perform it in a seated position or standing. A seat that supports the back helps prevent an excessive arch in the back. No … Continue reading

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Seated Dumbbell Curls: Bicep Exercise

The seated dumbbell curls is a strength training bicep exercise and can be performed in beginner to advanced workouts. Remember to keep your belly button drawn in throughout the exercise. Muscles Worked Primary Muscles: Biceps What you need: A set … Continue reading

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Seated Calf Raise

Seated calf raise is a strength training calf exercise that develops the calves muscles. Depending on the anatomy of your muscles you may only be able to develop strength and not bulk in the calves. Longer muscles can develop bulk … Continue reading

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