Category Archives: Workouts

Tricep pushdown – rope attachment

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Target and strengthen your arms with the tricep pushdown. Brooke Stacey – Arm workout – Tricep push down – Women’s Health and Fitness magazine. The Move: Triceps Pushdown – Rope Attachment Why: This is a strength, cable machine isolation movement for triceps to help target and strengthen. How: Attach rope to a high pulley. Grab with a neutral grip, […]

Kettlebell workouts – 12 of the best!

Kettlebell exercises that will blast fat and tone up! Standing pull-up with kettlebell Stand with feet apart and imagine pulling your kneecaps up to engage your quads; tighten your abs and your gluteus. Start with the weight at the bottom with straight arms, then pull up with elbows coming out, keeping tension with arms and chest […]

Rope slams

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Work your shoulders, arms and abs with rope slams! How to 1. Place both hands on the rope while sitting into a squat position with your chest up. 2. Initiate the movement by rapidly whipping your hands to shoulder level as quickly as you can followed by whipping the rope down as fast as you can. 3. Repeat with force – 20 […]

Medicine ball sit-up with chest press

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Strengthen the core and fire up your abs with this medicine balls/” 10017 rel=”nofollow” target=”_self”> balls/" 10017 rel="nofollow" target="_self">ball sit-up. Step-by-step •     Lie on the mat with knees slightly bent •     Make sure your core is engaged and your entire back is flat against mat •     Hold medicine balls/” 10017 rel=”nofollow” target=”_self”> balls/" 10017 rel="nofollow" target="_self">ball at chest level • […]

Kettlebell exercise: around the world

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Swing your kettlebell around your body in a controlled movement for a great  core workout! Pointer: Be sure to lock your belly to your spine and squeeze your butt for added muscle activation. Tip: Select a lighter weight and focus on your range of movement and flexibility. Reps: 10 each way NEXT: Goblet squat with kettlebell Words and workout courtesy of Lindsay Perry […]