Weight Training Sitemap - Page 2 2016-09-26

How To Do the Squat -- Check Points
The squat weight and strength training exercise takes many forms including with dumbbells, barbells, bar and plates, a Smith machine, or even without equipment at all using your own body weight. Here are pointers to safety and proficiency for form and technique in squatting.

Deadlift - How To Do the Deadlift - Deadlift Variations
The deadlift is often called 'the king of lifts' because it is an exceptional strength and bulk building exercise. You can do it with barbell, dumbbells and bar and plates.

The Crunch - How to Do the Crunch - Reverse Crunch - Twist Crunch - Body Movement
The crunch has replaced the situp as the exercise of choice for training the abdominal muscles. The crunch requires lifting the shoulders and upper chest off the ground for a few seconds forcing the muscles of the stomach to contract. Crunches are usually done in multiple sets.

How to Do the Crunch, Reverse and Twist Crunch
The crunch has replaced the situp as the exercise of choice for training the abdominal muscles. The crunch requires lifting the shoulders and upper chest off the ground for a few seconds forcing the muscles of the stomach to contract. Crunches are usually done in multiple sets.

How To Do The Chest Press -- Body Movement
The chest press weight and strength training exercise takes many forms including with dumbbells, barbells, bar and plates, a Smith machine, or even with exercise bands. Here are the basic movements required for safety and proficiency and some pointers to mistakes to avoid.

How To Do The Chest Press -- Check Points
The chest press weight and strength training exercise takes many forms including with dumbbells, barbells, bar and plates, a Smith machine, or even with exercise bands. Here are the basic movements required for safety and proficiency and some pointers to mistakes to avoid.

How to Perform the Chest Press
There are many ways to do the chest press, from positions to equipment used. Here is how to do the chest press safely and effectively.

How to Do the Biceps Cable Curl Exercise
The biceps cable curl is a biceps workout with a cable machine for strengthening and building muscle in the biceps muscle of the arm.

The Bench Press Weight Training Exercise
The bench press is a standard powerlifting exercise in which you lie flat on an exercise bench and lift a barbell above your chest until arms are fully extended. The exercise can be done with dumbbells or with a Smith machine and with varying degrees of incline of the bench.

How to Do the Bench Press - Exercise Movement
The bench press is a standard powerlifting exercise in which you lie flat on an exercise bench and lift a barbell above your chest until arms are fully extended. The exercise can be done with dumbbells or with a Smith machine and with varying degrees of incline of the bench.

How to Do the Bench Press - Check Points
The bench press is a standard powerlifting exercise in which you lie flat on an exercise bench and lift a barbell above your chest until arms are fully extended. The exercise can be done with dumbbells or with a Smith machine and with varying degrees of incline of the bench.

How to Do the Biceps Arm Curl
The arm curl or biceps curl or dumbbell biceps curl utilizes dumbbells and barbells and even kettlebells to work the biceps muscles of the upper arm and the lower brachialis and brachioradialis.

Muscle Size Versus Strength - How Train for Each
Big muscles do not necessarily mean superior strength. Here is how to train for muscle building compared with workouts for strength training.

How to Improve Weight Training with Meal Timing
When and how you eat over the course of 24 hours of each day can have a positive or negative effect on the results of your weight training program.

Weight Training: Using Food and Fluids To Improve Results
When and how you eat over the 24 hours of each day can have a positive or negative effect on the results of your training. Page 2.

Swing Push-Ups
The gym can be your playground, but the playground can also be your gym! This strength workout for grown-ups takes you from the slide to the swings while working up a major sweat.

Slide Ab Tucks
The gym can be your playground, but the playground can also be your gym! This strength workout for grown-ups takes you from the slide to the swings while working up a major sweat.

Park Bench Tricep Dips
The gym can be your playground, but the playground can also be your gym! This strength workout for grown-ups takes you from the slide to the swings while working up a major sweat.

Park Bench Alternating Step-Ups
The gym can be your playground, but the playground can also be your gym! This strength workout for grown-ups takes you from the slide to the swings while working up a major sweat.

Swing Prone Knee Tucks
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Park Bench Bulgarian Split Squat
The gym can be your playground, but the playground can also be your gym! This strength workout for grown-ups takes you from the slide to the swings while working up a major sweat.

Monkey Bar Swing
The gym can be your playground, but the playground can also be your gym! This strength workout for grown-ups takes you from the slide to the swings while working up a major sweat.

Monkey Bar Pull-Ups
The gym can be your playground, but the playground can also be your gym! This strength workout for grown-ups takes you from the slide to the swings while working up a major sweat.

Playground Box Jumps
The gym can be your playground, but the playground can also be your gym! This strength workout for grown-ups takes you from the slide to the swings while working up a major sweat.

The Grown-Up Playground Strength Workout
The gym can be your playground, but the playground can also be your gym! This strength workout for grown-ups takes you from the slide to the swings while working up a major sweat.

The Best Protein Sources To Feed Your Muscles
Wondering what the best sources of protein are for you? We're breaking it down by different diets so you can feed your muscles the fuel they need.

Weight Training for the Leg Muscles - How to Target the Leg Muscles with Weight Training
Learn which weight training exercises target the leg muscles.

Weight Training for the Shoulder Muscles - How to Target the Shoulder Muscles with Weight Training
Learn which weight training exercises target the shoulder muscles.

Weight Training for the Buttock Muscles - How to Target the Buttock Muscles with Weight Training
Learn which weight training exercises target the buttock muscles.

Weight Training for the Chest Muscles - How to Target the Chest Muscles with Weight Training
Learn which weight training exercises target the chest muscles.

How To Not Let Your Strength Training Slide While Traveling
Trips and travel tend to throw off any strength-training schedule. Use these five easy solutions to stay on track with your workouts!

How To Not Let Your Strength Training Slide While Traveling
Trips and travel tend to throw off any strength-training schedule. Use these five easy solutions to stay on track with your workouts!

How To Not Let Your Strength Training Slide While Traveling
Trips and travel tend to throw off any strength-training schedule. Use these five easy solutions to stay on track with your workouts!

How To Not Let Your Strength Training Slide While Traveling
Trips and travel tend to throw off any strength-training schedule. Use these five easy solutions to stay on track with your workouts!

How To Not Let Your Strength Training Slide While Traveling
Trips and travel tend to throw off any strength-training schedule. Use these five easy solutions to stay on track with your workouts!

How To Not Let Your Strength Training Slide While Traveling
Trips and travel tend to throw off any strength-training schedule. Use these five easy solutions to stay on track with your workouts!

7 Awesome Strength Moves For Sculpted Arms
Warm weather means more tee’s and tank tops so sculpted arms are an asset you definitely want! These seven awesome moves will get the job done in time for summer.

Definition of Eccentric Weight Training
Eccentric muscle action is a lengthening of the muscle while contracting. Find out more about the uses and benefits of eccentric weight training.

Body Fat Measurement Tools for Health and Sports
Knowing your body fat percentage is useful for sports purposes and to keep track of weight loss efforts. If you lose fat and increase muscle with a weights program, your total body weight may not change. Check out your options for keeping track of what happens to the fat in your body and what the various percentages mean for health and fitness.

Beat the Belly Fat Blues - Part 2
Part 2 of the Beat the Belly Fat Blues tells you how to incorporate exercise in your program for best results.

Best Exercises for Lower-Body Weight Training
For some trainers lower-body workouts mean squats, squats and more squats. It doesn't have to be that way. Here is a program that adds strength, muscle and variety. Page 2.

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Top Ten Exercises for New Weight Trainers
These ten exercises: squat, chest press, deadlift, leg press, overhead press, cable row, bicep arm curl, triceps pushdown, lat pulldown and crunch provide a full-body training session for anyone new to weight training -- or for more experienced exercisers wanting a simple yet thorough set of exercises on which to build further.

FlipBelt
Made of micropoly and lycra, the FlipBelt is so comfortable you’ll forget you have it on! Page 3.

SPRI Soft Medicine Ball
The SPRI Soft medicine ball can be used to slam, toss, lift, squat or press without the worry of damaging your home. Page 5.

TP Therapy Massage Ball
The TP Therapy Massage Ball is the perfect at-home solution to help release tension in your muscles. Page 7.

Vitamix Blender
A Vitamix blender is the ultimate gift for the smoothie lover and juicer in your life!

BlenderBottle ProStack
This ultimate all-in-one bottle lets you bring your snack, pills and liquid all in one container! Page 2.

SPRI High Density Foam Roller
The SPRI High Density Foam Roller helps build strength, improve balance, lengthen muscles and release tension. Page 8.

SPRI Braided Xertube
Tubes offer resistance training but unlike dumbbells they are light, easy to travel with and give the added flexibility of changing up angles. Page 6.

Jabra Wireless Earbuds
Headphones are a workout essential, but the wires prohibit your movement and get in the way of your activity. Page 4.

Triple Berry Banana Smoothie Bowl
Try this triple berry banana smoothie to start your day on a healthy note with lots of protein. Page 7.

Peanut Butter and Jelly Protein Smoothie
This peanut butter and jelly smoothie will send you back to childhood--while still giving you plenty of protein. Page 5.

Chocolate Protein Smoothie
Chocolate lovers rejoice! This chocolate protein smoothie is the way to start your day.

Purple Power Protein Smoothie Bowl
Try this purple power protein smoothie bowl to jump start your mornings! Page 2.

Mocha Banana Protein Smoothie Bowl
This smoothie bowl will change your life! Full of banana, almond milk, and other goodies, it's packed with protein to fuel your day. Page 6.

Cookie Dough Protein Shake
In need of a guilt-free indulgence? Try this cookie dough protein shake! Page 4.

Peanut Butter Cup Protein Smoothie
This post-workout muscle-building smoothie tastes like a peanut butter cup shake! Page 3.

Spinach and Strawberry Protein Smoothie
This spinach and strawberry protein smoothie is guaranteed to start your day on a healthy and delicious note. Page 8.

4 Ways Muscle Can Change How You View Yourself
Did you know building muscle can actually change how you view yourself? Here are four ways strength training does more for you than you might think:

Why The No Pain No Gain Concept is Misleading
No pain, no gain is misleading; you can get results without going extreme.

All About Your Back and How to Protect It
Protect your back and prevent back injuries with weight training.

Toughen Up with 10 Testing Resistance Exercises
Do the following 10 resistance training exercises in one session and you will know you have worked hard!

Why You Should Not Fear The Gym If You Are Overweight
You don’t have to wait for your ideal body before you get a gym membership and show up. Not sold yet? Let me convince you.

Why To Not Freak Out If You Gain Weight While Strength Training
Weight gain can happen when you've been strength training for a long time, but here's why you shouldn't freak out.

Your Start Doing List to Build More Muscle
Use the power of a list to build more muscle! Here’s your ready-made Start Doing List to get your mind in the game and get your body building more muscle.

Weight Training and Flexibility
Flexibility is often overlooked, but it's a critical component to your overall fitness. Work on your flexibility to increase your range of motion, prevent injury and perform your best at the gym and in your life.

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Beat the Belly Fat Blues - Part 1
See how fat burning works and how to get rid of that excess belly fat.

The Afterburn and How to Use It
Post-exercise afterburn and metabolism up-regulation is available, but you have to work hard to make it useful.

Train Low, Compete High -- Does It Work?


Walking or Running With Weights
The question of whether you can enhance your cardio workout by adding additional weight in the form of hand-held dumbbells, heavy belts, vests or other such

Isolation Exercises | Weight Training Exercises | Muscle Building
Isolation exercises are muscle building exercises that target a localized muscle group, and usually a single joint, rather than many muscle groups.