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Do you suffer wrist pains when doing push ups?

The Bodyweight Push-Up is a very basic and popular strength training exercise. The target muscle is the pectoralis major; the sternocostal head is dominant in this position. The muscles that assist in the movement are the anterior deltoid, triceps brachii and serratus anterior. In this variation, body weight is supported on the fists, which requires …

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Strength building exercises involve concentric or eccentric movements

Hi this is Alvan …. this week, we will talk about strength building exercises involve concentric or eccentric movements, which are both isotonic contractions. Many strength building exercises involve concentric or eccentric movements, which are both isotonic contractions. Concentric movements cause the muscle to shorten, and eccentric movements lengthen the muscle. Isometric exercises do not …

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Why we should all add cardiovascular (cardio) exercises to our strength training routine

Hey dear clients, especially our Personal Training clients, do you add cardiovascular (cardio) exercises to your strength training routine? Are you one of many who “hate” cardio? Well, fret not, you are not alone. Here is why we should all add cardiovascular (cardio) exercises to our strength training routine and how to have fun while …

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WHAT IS THE CORE, IS IT SAME AS OUR ABS AND WHY IS IT RELEVANT TO MY MOVEMENTS?

The core is more than your abs! The core consists of several muscle groups, including your abdominals, pelvic floor, diaphragm, back extensors, and hip flexors. In all, 20 or more muscles surrounding your trunk, including your abdominals, obliques, diaphragm, pelvic floor, trunk extensors, and hip flexors. Our core provides stability to the trunk for balance, plus movements …

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Is Counting Your Macronutrients Intake The Answer To Weightloss?

What are macronutrients? Macronutrients are the cornerstones of your diet. Key macronutrients our bodies need are : Carbohydrates Fat Protein Macronutrients constitute the bulk of the diet and supply energy and many essential nutrients. Carbohydrates, proteins (including essential amino acids), fats (including essential fatty acids), macrominerals, and water are macronutrients. Carbohydrates, fats, and proteins are …

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