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Rear Lateral Raise

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The Dumbbell Rear Lateral Raise is an isolation exercise that is known as one of the best bodybuilding exercises for building the posterior deltoid (rear delts).  The Importance of Muscle Balance for the Shoulders (Deltoids) Very often the front deltoids (delts) are strong from lots of pressing movements (bench presses, overhead shoulder press, etc.) so they ...

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Best Leg Exercises

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Quadriceps exercises are important in keeping your legs strong to allow for the highest level of flexibility, as well as to prevent injury. Developing your quadriceps not only helps to guard against muscle injuries, but can also help to support the knee joint and protect it from injury. The following exercises are the Top Most Effective ...

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Top Shoulder Exercises for Great Shoulders

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A set of broad shoulders can make or break a physique. You can have bulging arms, thick pecs, and even a six-pack row of abdominals, but if they’re all framed in by narrow, stooped shoulders, you’ll just look another gym goer who doesn’t know what he is doing. Assuming you fully appreciate the importance of rugged ...

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Cardio or Aerobic Exercise Improves Overall Health

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30 minutes a day of cardio may the magic bullet you’ve been looking for according to new research. With its health benefits ranging from disease prevention to stress reduction, cardio/aerobic exercise is one of the best things you can do for your overall health. Cardio/aerobic exercise can help you live longer and healthier and can help you ...

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Cable Crunch

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The Kneeling Cable Crunch is one of the most common abdominal (stomach) exercises used in the gym. The Kneeling Cable Crunch when performed correctly will build and strengthen abdominal (abs) muscles. The abdominal muscles (stomach) muscles are very important “core” muscles.  The core muscles consist of the abdominals, the obliques, the lower back muscles and several inner ...

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Dumbbell Concentration Curls

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Dumbbell Concentration Curl is an isolation movement exercise with the main purpose to peak your arm’s biceps, especially the Brachialis (outside part of biceps).  Dumbbell concentration curls can be done in a variety of ways: sitting, standing or in a kneeling position. The movement is typically used as an finishing exercise to work the “peak” of the biceps and give gym goers the final “pump” ...

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Common Diet and Weight Loss Mistakes

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A good diet and exercise program is essential for bulking up. If you’re a professional or a novice bodybuilder or just want to add muscle, having a good off-season diet and exercise program to make improvements to your physique is very important. But every off-season, many will fall short with their diet and exercise goals, losing out on adding ...

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Choice of Gym Crucial to Fitness Success

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A health club can be a great fitness motivator if you choose the right one. Many people hope that joining a health club will be a magic bullet to inspire them to workout. Before signing on the dotted line decide what’s important to you. Be sure the club you choose suits your personal needs and fitness goals. To help ensure ...

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Lose Back Fat in 4 Simple Steps!

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Many people are so preoccupied with their fat gut, cottage cheese thighs or flabby arms, they don’t even think about back fat being a problem. Especially because they can not see it easily. However, there are some simple steps you can take to eliminate unsightly back fat. Causes of Unsightly Back Fat  ...

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The Hidden Benefits of Weight Lifting

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The Hidden Benefits of Weight Lifting Written by Jeff Behar, MS, MBA    Many people associate weight training (resistance training) with bodybuilding and do not recognize the importance of weight training for health. Weight training  has a multitude of important health benefits besides improving muscle size, muscle tone, muscle density and reducing body fat.  Weight training ...

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