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Kettlebells For Dummies Cheat Sheet

Using kettlebells has been hailed in recent years as the most efficient and effective way to train your body for burning tons of fat, getting super strong and lean, and obtaining the ultimate physique. [more…]

Weight Training Equipment for Your Fitness Workout

Although you don’t need much equipment to get started in weight training (apart from weights, of course!), getting hold of a few pieces of equipment will hugely benefit your fitness regime. [more…]

How to Be a Good Personal Training Client

When you sign up with a personal trainer, you’re not employing a counsellor or a mind-reader. Here are some simple tips for maintaining a good relationship with your trainer: [more…]

Weight Training Etiquette

Gyms are public places, and everyone wants to have an enjoyable workout. If you want to make friends with your fellow gym-goers, here are some top tips for good gym etiquette: [more…]

What to Look for in a Fitness Trainer

Any personal trainer can help you get fit, but to get the most value from the fees you pay, you need to find a fitness trainer who motivates you to work hard and achieve results. When interviewing personal [more…]

Dispelling Myths about Weight Training

So many common beliefs about weight training are just simply untrue. Here are a heap of myths about weight training; read on and learn the truth! [more…]

Weight Training For Dummies Cheat Sheet (Australia/New Zealand Edition)

Want to try weight training, but not sure where to start? Start by dispelling some myths about weight training. Then check out tips on weight training equipment, picking your trainer and getting the most [more…]

Trainer Talk: Basic Muscle Terms

You don’t need to be fluent in the language of bodybuilding competitions to design an effective workout, but you do need to familiarize yourself with common weight-training lingo. Know the following terms [more…]

Debunking Weight Training Myths

Don’t let a few things you may have heard about weight training keep you away from the gym. Look at these common weight training myths and the facts that debunk them so you can arm yourself with the knowledge [more…]

Bonus Weight Training Equipment

Weight training equipment can be intimidating. Fortunately, you don’t need much or have to spend much money. Be on the lookout for the following basic training equipment to help you in your weight training [more…]

Practicing Good Weight Training Etiquette

At the gym, rules of weight training etiquette should be followed by everyone. After you know what’s expected of you, you’ll feel more comfortable. Adopt these rules to ensure good manners when lifting [more…]

Weight Training For Dummies Cheat Sheet

If you want to get into weight training, start by sorting fact from fiction. Don’t let stories you’ve heard about weight lifting keep you from the gym. You'll reach your fitness goals sooner by getting [more…]

Tips for Setting Up Your Home Gym

If you think you’ll need at-home workouts from time to time to keep up your conditioning, streamlining your home gym is essential. If you have only ten minutes to exercise, you don’t want to spend six [more…]

Debunking the Myths of Abdominal Workouts

To design an effective abdominal program, you need to separate the hype from the truth. Forget everything you may have found out from TV infomercials. What follows are the remarkably persistent myths about [more…]

Wave Goodbye to Back Pain

You aren’t helpless against back pain. What you do daily makes a powerful difference. Small changes can go a long way toward preventing debilitating pain. Observe the following basic tips for a lifetime [more…]

10 Common Weight-Lifting Mistakes to Avoid

You can really hurt your body while lifting weights if you don’t pay attention to what you’re doing. Here are ten common weight-lifting mistakes to avoid: [more…]

A 20-Minute Workout with LaReine Chabut

The Weight Training For Dummies video shows you how to easily incorporate dumbbells into your workout. The exercises are used in a circuit to help you get a total-body workout in just 20 minutes. After [more…]

How to Do External and Internal Rotation Exercises

External and internal rotation exercises focus on your rotator cuff muscles. This workout video shows correct form and technique for strengthening your rotator and shoulder muscles. [more…]

How to Do a Barbell Biceps Curl

Build your bicep muscles by doing curls using barbells, dumbbells, or a cable machine. Bicep curls require attention to proper form to prevent injury or strain. This video shows you how to build biceps [more…]

How to Do a Dumbbell Chest Press

Build up your chest muscles, shoulders, and triceps with a dumbbell chest press. You can vary your exercise routine by doing an incline or decline chest press. This video shows you how to position your [more…]

How to Do a Dumbbell Row

Strengthen your back with the dumbbell row. The row exercises your biceps and shoulders, but focuses primarily on strengthening your upper and lower back muscles. This video also introduces you to the [more…]

How to Do a Dumbbell Shoulder Press

Strengthen your shoulder muscles with the shoulder press. This exercise also works your upper back and triceps. Work out at home with this video for strong, toned shoulders. [more…]

How to Do a Triceps Kickback

You can do a triceps kickback with just one dumbbell, or by using a cable machine. Depending on the weight you use, it tones muscles or builds muscle mass in your arms. Proper technique makes a big difference [more…]

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