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There are 3 major Ways to Mix Strength Training into Your Exercise Routine. While cardio exercise is important for your heart and lung health, strength training offers various health benefits as well. Lifting weights improves muscle tone, bone density and your overall mood. As We get older, we lose muscle mass, but with consistent strength training it is possible to limit this loss. If your new to lifting weights, its very important to start out slow, no more than 2-3 times a week. If at all possible, get a certified personal trainer to show you how to perform different exercises. Check...

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Working out and eating right but still can’t lose the weight? Here are 8 reasons you are slowing down your metabolism without even knowing it! 1. You Ditched Dairy Muscles are essential for keeping your metabolism running, and according to research from McMaster University, women who consumed 3 to 7 servings of dairy per day lost more fat and gained more muscle mass than women who downed less. 2. You Cut Carbs Completely True, study after study shows that for weight loss, a low-carb diet trumps a low-fat one. But that doesn’t mean you should eliminate carbs completely, especially if you...

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The bench press is one of the three lifts in the sport of power lifting and is used extensively in weight training, bodybuilding and other types of fitness training to develop the chest. Taking a step back and perfecting your technique can make the difference between a shoulder injury and training hard for many years to come. If you take your time and learn how to bench press correctly, and understand your individual limitations and weaknesses, your bench press weights and your fitness goals will have no limit. There are very important key points to remember when performing the bench press...

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If you've got a pull-up bar at home, you've got everything for an awesome workout! With just the bar and your weight, you can use every muscle in your body. How is this possible you ask? It's simple: The pull-up bar allows you to work all of the "pull" and "Push" muscles like your back, chest and biceps. Plus, with a pull-up bar you can do a variety of ab workouts. Here are 8 Full Body Exercises with a pull-up bar: Pull-Ups - Nothing works your back and shoulder muscles as effectively as pull-ups. Grip the bar with hands spread shoulder...

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Why Use an Adjustable AB Bench? The answer to this question is easy: core strength. Not just the recent exercise trends, but rather the essential idea as it's been used throughout human history by dancers and athletes. People who move from their center have more grace, endurance, and, most of all, prevent injuries through well-developed muscles. They create their movement from their core muscles in the abdomen and back. These dancers and athletes may not ever actually go into the gym and use an adjustable ab bench, because of how much work their everyday activity puts into their center -...

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