Make your warm up fun and exciting!

If you started exercising wishing to get a great body, it doesn’t mean your work outs and warm ups must be boring. No doubts, it’s a serious issue, and you are so aimed to achieve the success, but there is no need to be too serious about this. Come on, you are not an old man. You still can have fun during exercising. Just don’t forget about safety and don’t try to use whatever you see in your home or a gym.»

Tone your middle-back muscle!

If you look at the pictures of Arnold Schwarzenegger, you will see that he’s got not just a huge back, but a back strong as stone. His back is incredible even in details and thickness. It’s not that easy to get a back like Arnold has. You have to develop your middle-back muscle. One of the main problems is that we can’t see our back in a mirror after a hard training.»

Top 7 hamstring exercises you can do at home

The hamstring is a group of tendons contracted by 3 posterior thigh muscles that make up the borders of the space behind the knee. Hamstrings flex our knees and extend hips. If you want to look great in your clothes and be stronger, you have to make training your backside a serious focus. But not all of us have an opportunity to go to a gym. That’s why we are going to teach you best hamstring exercises you can perform at home.»

Best workouts to build strong hamstrings

Most people don’t train their backside with the same level of intensity they do their front, and this is a big problem, if you want to be in a great shape. Of course, it’s superb to have ripped abs and shoulders strong as stone, but don’t forget to develop ALL groups of muscles, and hamstrings are not an exception. Your hamstrings help to control and stabilize your body during the opposing motions.»

Neck exercises

Having a strong, developed neck reduces the risk of having everyday neck pain. Moreover, it also reduces risk of neck injury in sports or lifting. There are few main lifting exercises, which will help you to build a strong neck. First of all, its old school shrugs. They can be done with a barbell, dumbbells or a standing calf press. Doing shrugs with barbells, stand holding barbell with overhand or mixed grip.»

Destroy your Quads: Part I

The legs, specifically the upper leg muscles, are the largest group of the body. Quadriceps, as a part of them, is a muscle group that includes four prevailing muscles on the front of the thigh. For those, who want to remain in shape and improve sport performance, it’s quite important to align legs and quads. The easiest exercises to develop quadriceps are: Sprints You can do them anywhere you have enough space.»

Common fitness mistakes

1) You are trying to lift as much as you can. This is not a competition of lifting. You are working on your body. Don’t be crazy about exercising. If you train too much, you will lose your energy and will not get a needed result. Think about quality, but not the quantity. 2) Many people think that cardio is enough for being in a good shape. Cardio is very effective for fat los, but to build a muscular body, add some strength trainings.»

Get energy with Tae Bo!

Tae Bo is a unique combination of martial arts, boxing and aerobics. It was developed by American taekwondo practitioner Billy Blanks in 1990s. It’s also one of the first “cardio-boxing” programs. The name Tae Bo is a mix of tae kwon do and boxing. Tae Bo became so popular in late 1990s, when it appeared on TV. Tae Bo classes are amazing. Everybody, who tried it once, train more and more.»

Difficulties with calf training and tips how to overcome them

Stuck with small calves? Jolt some growth with these 2 quick tips. David Barr, CSCS, USATF Exercise Building strong and impressive calves is a goal for many bodybuilders and athletes, but to acquire them, you will have to pay the price: pain and discipline. Do you want to have the same calves as Schwarzenegger does? Well, for you to know, these great calves cost him 600 hours of painful training! The importance of working on having good calves can’t be overstated.»

Flex Pro 2012 Photos

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The FLEX Pro 2012 kicks off the new year of pro shows in sunny California before Arnold Classic 2012, just a couple weeks before the Arnold Classic. The FLEX Pro is back, and Year Two promises to be one of the highlights of the 2012 IFBB Pro League season! Presented by Body Fortress, the FLEX Pro will kick off 2012 by showcasing the IFBB’s elite – in both bodybuilding and fitness!»
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