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Month: November 2017

Weight Loss Exercise Form

I'm a stickler for exercise form in my weight loss client's workouts. In fact, some of my clients think that I take exercise form too seriously. But you can not fool around with exercise form. You must do each rep of each exercise with the best form you possible – even when you are tired and struggling to get through the set (that's where the real benefits are achieved!). So you must go through the safe, full range of motion to get the most out of the exercise. By doing so, you will get more out of the exercise. And more work equals more results. That's not hard to see, is it? I mean, if you go for full depth and perfect form on a squat or split squat or dumbbell press, we all know that is harder and takes more energy than to use poor form or to do only half the range of motion. If you do an exercise with picture perfect form that means you've also done the exercise in its most difficult form. And that means you will gain the most muscle and lose the most fat when the exercise is done to its full capacity. Poor form is often lazy form – its the easy way out – and this will not get you the results you need. On the other hand, if your...

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One Simple Eye Exercise to Improve Your Eyesight

It's no news that we live in a busy world. Everyone is so busy today, that we often try to do more than one thing at a time. We even cave this ability a name – multi-tasking. When you multi-task, you place stress on your body … and you place stress on your eyes. Conscious notice what you're looking at at the next time you multi-task. Chances are, you're trying to look at more than one thing at any one time. This "dispersion of your focus" places unnecessary on your eyes because your eyes are not meant to see more than one thing at a time. Try this. Do you have a friend who loves perfect eyesight? Place two pebbles about 45cm (20 inches) apart. Pebble A and pebble B. Now ask your friend to look at Pebble A and then ask him / her if he / she can also see pebble B. If they do not put in the effort to do so, they can not. But people with common eye problems such as myopia can do it effortlessly because it has become a habit of their heads. To improve your eyesight, simply try the exercise I mentioned above. Only this time, try to see one pebble at a time. Remember, do not stare. Blink frequently (every 3 – 4 seconds) and take deep breaths. The benefit...

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Get In Shape – Workout Tips You Need To Know

If you want to get in shape you need to be sure that you get the maximum benefit from the time and effort that you have put into it. Here are the key components of an effective workout. Warm up and cool down When starting any exercise it is important to warm up your muscles and gently get your heart and lungs working. The body needs to warm-up first before you intensify your workout. Always, always do a short warm-up at the beginning of any exercise period. For example, whatever exercise you are doing whether it is going out for a walk, run, swim or cycle start out at a slow easy pace and keep it for the first 5 to 10 minutes then you can begin to speed up the workout. Stretching This is one area that often gets left out, but stretching after a brief warm-up can get your muscles ready for the workout. Stretching prepares the muscles for a full range of motion during exercise. When you are stretching be relaxed and do not strain. You should be able to feel a slight pull of the muscle but not hurting. By stretching before doing an exercise you will be able to stride further or reach further, but never stretch cold muscles. This is why it is important to warm-up first. Also, when you complete your workout...

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How to Improve Brain Power Using Brain Exercise Games

It's a proven fact that people over time will lose a certain amount of brain power for several different reasons. There are some that believe this is due to people not providing their brains with enough stimulation, others feel it has something to do with age, and yet others feel it has something to do with a problematic brain disease such as Alzheimer's. Although some of these situations and conditions may sound a bit drastic, the fact is mental power will be lost if the brain is not exercised in the proper way, on a consistent basis. * Improve Brain Power Brain power is developed by consistently using the brain for a variety of different uses. Some may not realize, but the brain is like a muscle in the sense that when you work it over and over again, it will get stronger. To improve your brain power it will be necessary to use some specific methods in order to achieve the results you may be expecting for. Brain power is achieved by eating right, proper hydration and exercise. The kind of exercise I am speaking of does not have to do with riding a bike or going on walks – but rather using brain training and exercise games to achieve the results you are looking for. This can be done quite easily; however, it will take a little...

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Charles Atlas Workout – 2 Exercises That Will Get You Ripped

If you’re looking to learn a few of the exercises from the Charles Atlas workout, then in this article you will discover two of the most popular Charles Atlas exercises. When you’re done reading this article you will be able to use these two exercises to build your body up at home with very little equipment. First, we’re going to discuss an exercise that Atlas himself called “Dipping,” then we are going to explain a tricep exercise that will quickly add an inch to your arms. So let’s get started explaining how you can use the Charles Atlas workout right now home. The first exercise is called dipping. To do this exercise you will need two sturdy chairs. 1. Place two chairs approximately 18 inches apart facing each other. 2. Place one hand on each of the chairs with your arms straight, your toes on the floor and your body in a inclined position. 3. Lower yourself between the two chairs slowly, then pushed upwards while breathing out. 4. Keep your body as rigid as possible and as low you can between that you chairs. Perform eight repetitions and then rest for 1 min. Perform four sets of eight repetitions when you first start out. This exercise will quickly help you build your chest muscles. Now we’re going to build our arms specifically, are tricep muscles. That’s the muscle...

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