Feb 25, 2008

Dumbbell Bench Press

Concentration Curls

Matt Canning, webmaster of www.bodybuildingpro.com, performs concentration curls for biceps.

Feb 22, 2008

Fitness and Stroke Risk

Being moderately fit can lower the risk of having a stroke, according to a study by the University of South Carolina's Prevention Research Center in Columbia. Most people can reach that fitness range by walking briskly for 30 minutes a day, five times a week for example.


Pelvic Tilt

Pelvic Tilts are designed to warm up your lower back and enhance mobility and coordination in your lumbar spine.

Feb 21, 2008

Fit Lad of the Day

Quad Extension

The knee extension in this exercise definitely works your quads but also involves the upper body, abs and core.

Feb 20, 2008

Lateral Pull

The Lateral Pull will increase your shoulder stability while working your back and core.

Feb 19, 2008

Calf Raise

Calf raises using the Swiss Ball work your calves without the machines in the gym

Alternating Superman

The Superman or Alternating Superman exercise on the ball is all about precision. This exercise integrates countless muscles in your back and core. Especially the small stabilizer muscles in your spine that attach one vertebra to another thereby stabilizing and supporting your spine from the inside out.

Straight Leg Bridge

The Swiss ball brings an element of instability to basic exercises like the straight leg bridge. This stimulates and conditions your deep core muscles improving spinal stability. In addition to these small but important joint stabilizer muscles the Straight Leg Bridge also targets larger prime movers in your back, glutes and hamstrings.

Feb 17, 2008

Biceps Workout

International Jock

Obesity & Cancer Risk

Obesity increases the risk of half a dozen types of cancer, according to a study done by the University of Manchester.

Feb 14, 2008

Fit Lads for Valentines Day

Cardio Workouts - Jumping Rope

Jump Rope Training

Coach Ross Enamait demonstrates some jump rope drill: http://www.rossboxing.com/thegym/thegym26.htm

Feb 13, 2008

Diet Softdrinks & Weight Control

People who drink diet soda to control calorie intake and lose weight may end up gaining more, according to a study by the Ingestive Behavior Research Center at Purdue University

Feb 12, 2008

Fit Lad of the Day: Chad White

Full Body Workout

Tobacco to Kill 1 billion by 2100

Scientists estimate that tobacco use will ultimately kill 1 billion people by 2100. How are tobacco companies taking this stat?

Bicep Curls

Feb 8, 2008

Get Killer Abs

When it comes to toning your torso, there are three keys to success: cardio exercise, strength training, and a balanced diet.

Cell Phones and Fertility

Heavy cell phone usage may result to poorer quality sperm, according to researchers at the Cleveland Clinic. According to the report "On average, the more hours the men spent on their cell phones each day, the lower their sperm count and the greater their percentage of abnormal sperm".

Cardio Session

...with Greg Plitt

Feb 5, 2008

Fit Lad of the Day

Triceps Training

College football player performs 20 reps with 275lbs. off of various boards.

Sleep and Smoking

Smokers are four times more likely than nonsmokers to report lack of restful sleep, according to a study.

Feb 4, 2008

Danger from Baby Powder?

Babies may be at risk from baby lotion, baby powder, and baby shampoo, according to a study published in Pediatrics. The common baby products are found to contain phthalates. Phthalates are used in plastics and could cause problems in male reproductive tract.

Feb 3, 2008

Fit Lad of the Day

Cable Seated Crunch

Main Muscle Worked: Abdominals
Other Muscles Worked: None
Equipment: Cable
Mechanics Type: Isolation

Perfect Abs Workout