Blogs about Dumbbells

Fit Tips: All-In-One Toning Exercise

A side-step squat with wood chop works your arms, torso, abs, back, legs, inner thighs and butt. Stand with your feet shoulder-width apart holding a three- to four-pound medicine ball or dumbbell as resistance equipment in your hands. Bend your arms up so that the resistance is at eye level over your right shoulder. As you bring the piece of equipment toward your left knee, step out with your left leg and bend it no further than 90 degrees, keeping your right leg straight.

THE BEST EXERCISE YOU'RE NOT DOING

 This is going to be a weekly series on exercise that have the biggest bang for your buck and also make your everyday life easier. Today it's the staggered single leg dead lift.

How Much Weight Should I Lift?

How Much Weight Should I Lift? It’s a perfectly good question, but the answer is going to vary.

Instant exercise upgrades

Get them right here right now......straight from the horses mouth :) http://www.examiner.com/article/instant-exercise-upgrades

THE MOST IMPORTANT PART OF YOUR EXERCISE ROUTINE IS..........

i'm not going to leave you in suspense. It's the warm up. It's often the most neglected part of anybody's training routine.  The purpose of the warm up is too take the blood which is surrounding your vital organs and push it to your extremities, being your arms and legs. No 5 minutes on the treadmill doesn't count.  Another purpose of the warm is too strengthen our weakness/muscle imbalances.

GET TOUGH

LET'S GET TOUGH ( Scroll down for training templates)

LETS GET AFTER IT!

Training: When to use machines VS everything else

When everyone walks into a gym the first thing they most often see is machines. Every big gym has them. Are they great to work out on No, but they do help the client feel comfortable about training. They are easy to adjust and come with pictures. Although, when using machines you still need to follow a program.

Ironcompany.com Fitness Equipment and Gym Equipment

Ironcompany.com offers Dumbbell Sets, Bumper Plates Sets, Barbell Sets, Plyo Box Sets, Rubber Mat Sets and every other kind of fitness equipment you need for your training facility is all right here with the lowest prices and best response times. www.ironcompany.com http://www.ironcompany.com/pdffiles/Ironcompany-Flyer-gsa.pdf

STUCK IN A RUT?

 Bored with your training? Stalled progress? Take these 3 tips and bust through your plateau. 1. Instead of reps, do exercise for time. Do had many reps for 30 seconds instead of pumping out your usual 12. 2. Change your exercise order. Do bicep curls before your chin up. Or reverse the order of your training. 3. Use a different tool. Do dumbbell presses instead of barbell. Use a medicine ball for your core training. Use the bike instead of the treadmill. Anything to keep your body guessing.