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Plyometerics are back with a new twist.

Posted on 19. Sep, 2010 in Exercises

Plyometrics: Jump on It!

This explosive plyometrics workout will get you a fierce physique–fast!  Here’s some news to make you kick up your heels: A smokin’ hot bod may be just a hop, skip, and a jump away. Some of the best workouts for women incorporate superfast explosive movements to fire up your fitness level by improving your coordination and agility. And one University of Nebraska study found that participants who improved their vertical jump also logged significantly faster 10-K running times. Even better: All that bounding and leaping builds lean muscle mass, your express ticket to a sleeker shape. (more…)

Exercise of the Week – Weighted Abs

Posted on 11. Jul, 2010 in Exercises

Standing Barbell Twist :
 
 
 
 

 

EXERCISE DETAILS…
Primary Muscle Is : Abdominals
Secondary Muscles : None
Equipment Used : Barbell
Mechanics : Isolation
INSTRUCTIONS : The Instructions for the exercise Standing Barbell Twist is follows : The standing barbell twist work out focuses on your oblique. Grab a light barbell and relax it on the muscle on the backside of your neck. Do not rest the weight on your neck, Stand up straight, with your feet firmly on the ground at a wide than shoulder width stance, and your backside straight. Slowly twist your torso to the right and then to the left. Tense up your middle section. Twist as far as possible. Do not shift your head with the twist, stay eyes facing forward.
TIPS : The Tips for the exercise Standing Barbell Twist is follows : Do not look from side to side; stay your head facing forward. Stay your abs tight throughout the entire set. Make sure you have sufficient room if you are using an Olympic bar!

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