Category Archives: Muscles

Why Do I Get Lower Back Muscle Pain and How to Treat it?

There's no doubt that lower back muscle pain is what we generally call lumbar pain (because it affects the lumbar area), or simply "back pain".

It can start either suddenly or gradually, depending on the cause that generates it.

We can divide lower back pain into two categories: with vertebral origin and non-vertebral origin. [...]

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Resistance Band Shoulder Exercises

Resistance band shoulder exercises offer a full and extremely efficient workout for the shoulder muscles.There are three areas remember? Front, lateral and rear deltoids.

With resistance bands we can target the workout on each area of the shoulders with these exercises:

  • Shoulder Press
  • Front Raises
  • Lateral Raises
  • Reverse Flys

Resistance Band Shoulder Press Exercise
I see no difference between resistance band shoulder exercises and cable or dumbbell shoulder exercises. [...]

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Resistance Band Chest Exercises

Can we do enough resistance band chest exercises to train all the areas of our chest at home like we do with free weights at the gym?I am going to say yes, and I am going to show you how to do with these great pieces of equipment.

As long as you have a place where you can anchor your resistance band you can train upper, lower and middle chest with these exercises:

  • Chest Press
  • Chest Fly
  • Incline Chest Press
  • Incline Chest Fly
  • Decline Chest Press
  • Decline Chest Fly
  • Resisted Push Ups

Resistance Band Chest Press Exercises
Once you anchor the resistance band somewhere (for example to a door) you are ready to start doing chest press. [...]

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Leg Extensions for Legs Workout

Leg extensions is an isolation exercise for a complete quads workout. Quadriceps are composed of four muscles, and all four are worked with this exercise.

I usually like to use the leg extension machine after doing [...]

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Leg Raise & Hip Raise for Abs Workout

Leg Raise is the ab workout that focuses the training on the lower abs.
Execution
The correct form should be the following:

  • Lie down on the floor or on a flat bench, face up
  • If you are on the bench, grab the bench behind your head to find a stable position
  • If you are on the floor, put you arms on the floor (cross position or beside your hips) with palms facing down to find balance
  • Slightly bend your knees and raise your legs till they reach a vertical position
  • Exhale while you do this movement
  • Go back to the start position while you inhale
  • Your feet shouldn't touch the ground during reps (this avoids abdominal relax)

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Resistance Band Leg Exercises

Are you short of ideas for resistance band leg exercises?Don't worry, I wrote this page to show how to do leg workout with resistance bands, at home, at work, when you travel etc.

That's right, I said you can do this also at work. [...]

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Resistance Band Back Exercises

Feeling like training your back at home? With resistance band back exercises you won't leave anything behind.You can train all the back muscles like at the gym with this complete back workout.

From lumbar muscles, to lats, rhomboids and traps. [...]

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Resistance Band Arm Exercises

Here I'd like to show you the resistance band arm exercises that you can do at home or anywhere, to train biceps and triceps.Bicep curls, tricep extensions...yes, it's all possible with the elastics.

Let's proceed with order and see all the exercises that you can do, divided by muscle groups. [...]

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Seated Barbell Military Press for Shoulder Workout

Do you want to build some muscle on your shoulders? Seated barbell military press is the way.It is similar to the dumbbell shoulder press in the movement, but as far as results I think this one is even better to build that good looking rounded shape on your shoulders. [...]

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