Exercise Articles

How To Do A Stomach Vacuum (For A Stronger Core)

how to do stomach vacuums

If you’ve never tried a stomach vacuum before, you’re in for a treat. I did these ten times a day for a month and this is what I learned: The Background A stomach vacuum is achieved by breathing all the air out your lungs and then pulling your stomach in without breathing in. This works your TVA, or Transverse Abdominis, …

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Burn More Calories By Standing Instead Of Sitting

Stand on your commute

Did you know adults sit for an average of ELEVEN hours a day? Beyond our desks, we tend to sit during meals, while watching TV and for most of us commuting to (and from) work. This prolonged sitting has proven to increase chronic diseases including type 2 diabetes and obesity, even for fit individuals. If you can spend 60 minutes standing …

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Weightlifting Basics For New Lifters

Hey Guys, this page gives a quick explanation of some of the terminology you might come across in a training article and may not understand. Terminology For those new to lifting, a few terms coming up might be confusing. Below you’ll find images of an EZ-Curl Bar, Barbell, and Dumbbell. Sets and Reps A “rep” is a repetition, which is …

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How To Calculate Lean Body Mass

What Is Lean Body Mass (LBM)? Your Lean Body Mass (LBM) is the amount of weight you carry on your body that isn’t fat. If you weigh 100kg but you’re 30% fat, then your Lean Body Mass (LBM) will be around 70kg. Why Do I Need To Know My LBM? Muscle burns more calories than fat. The higher your LBM, …

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Bodybuilding.com

Bodybuilding.com 9to5strength.com was made as a resource for helping people get in shape, and while we have spent countless hours learning/reading about and practicing weight training, there’s no reason to write it all down when there are sites with endless amounts of information. One of the best sites around for those looking to build muscle, train for a sport, get …

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T-Nation

T-Nation 9to5strength.com was made as a resource for helping people get in shape, and while we have spent countless hours learning/reading about and practicing weight training, there’s no reason to write it all down when there are sites with endless amounts of information. One of the best sites around for those looking to build muscle, train for a sport, get …

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