Monthly Archives: September 2015

How to do a Standing Bent Over Dumbbell Row – Palms Facing ‘Back’

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Standing Bent Over Dumbbell Row – Palms Facing Back

Stand with your feet approximately shoulder width apart. Bend your knees slightly and lean forward at your waist so that your torso is almost parallel to the ground. Now hold the dumbbells at your sides with your palms facing “back” or “behind” you, and while keeping your elbows bent slightly, use your upper back muscles to lift the weights to your sides. Then, slowly reverse the motion, and return to the starting position, again maintaining a slight bend in your elbows. Repeat for your desired number of repetitions.

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Top 5 Yoga Poses to Tone Your Abs

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When it comes to yoga, there is a long list benefits you always hear about in regards to the good it does for the mind and soul. However, the incredible job it does toning and strengthening your abs and core muscles sometimes seems to be understated!

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3 Questions You Constantly Get Different Answers to…ANSWERED by Our Dietitian

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How to do a Standing Bent Over Dumbbell Row – Palms ‘Out’

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Standing Bent Over Dumbbell Row – Palms Out

Stand with your feet approximately shoulder-width apart. Bend your knees slightly and lean forward at your waist so that your torso is almost parallel to the ground. Hold the dumbbells at your sides with your palms facing out, and while keeping your elbows bent slightly, use your upper back muscles to lift the weight to your sides. Then, slowly reverse the motion, and return to the starting position, again maintaining a slight bend at your elbows. Repeat for your desired number of repetitions.

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How to use the Seated Chest Fly Machine

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Seated Machine Chest Fly

Select an appropriate weight, and adjust the handles out to your sides so that they’re level with your chest. Maintaining a slight bend at your elbows, squeeze the handles toward each other until your hands meet in front of you, pause and then reverse the motion. Pause again just before the weight stack rests in the original position. Repeat for your desired number of repetitions.

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10 TOP TIPS to Help You Lose Weight

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When it comes to losing weight you can use all the help you can get. It can be a frustrating, trying and slow process. So here is a list of tips to help you become a happier, healthier and more beautiful you through your weight loss journey.

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How to use the Seated Shoulder Press Machine

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Seated Shoulder Press Machine

Select an appropriate weight, and make any needed adjustments so that the handles are level with your chin.  Then, push the handles up above your head, pause and then reverse the motion, stopping again just before the weight stack rests in the original position. Repeat for your desired number of repetitions.

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How to use the Dip Machine

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Dip Machine

Select an appropriate weight and make any necessary adjustments for your height. While holding the handles, push the weight down toward the ground until your arms straighten, pause, and then reverse the motion. Repeat for your desired number of repetitions.

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How can I lose weight and still keep my muscle and strength?

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How to use the Seated Incline Chest Press Machine

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Seated Incline Chest Press Machine

Select an appropriate weight, and make any needed adjustments so that the handles are level with your upper chest.  Then, push the handles up and away from your body as guided by the machine, pause and then reverse the motion, stopping again just before the weight stack rests in the original position. Repeat for your desired number of repetitions.

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Top 5 Ways Yoga Can Benefit Your Mind and Body

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Happy National YOGA Month! Celebrate your love of YOGA this September—or possibly future love if you decide to give it a try.

Yoga is renowned for its ability to connect the mind and body to benefit both your mental and physical health in a variety of ways. In fact, there are so many benefits to YOGA it can be tough to pinpoint just 5, but here it goes!

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How to do a Machine Biceps Curl

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Machine Biceps Curl

Select an appropriate weight and adjust the seat for your height. Now grab the handles, and then pull the weight toward your body without moving your upper arms or shoulders. Pause and then reverse the motion, stopping again just before you completely straighten your arms. Repeat for your desired number of repetitions.

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How to do Cable Triceps Kickbacks

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Cable Triceps Kickbacks

Select an appropriate weight and adjust the stabilizing arms to their lowest position. The stabilizing arms should be just wider than the width of your shoulders. Maintain a stable position with both your waist and knees bent. Now push the cables down and away from your body until your arms are straight, pause, and then reverse the motion. Repeat for your desired number of repetitions.

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