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shoulder and bicep workout

Looking for a Shoulder and Bicep Workout? Try One of These.

If you’re looking for workout inspiration, look no further, as we’ve got 3 fantastic shoulder and bicep workouts that are definitely worth trying. Simply increase the weight, reps or sets, to increase difficulty. Pairing shoulders and biceps together is a great choice for a strength workout and brings with it unique benefits (as we’ll discuss …

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How Negative Bicep Curls Could Transform Your Next Arm Workout

If you’re looking for positive bicep gains… negative curls may just be the answer you’ve been searching for. The term “negative curl” or “negative rep” relates to eccentric training. This is the process of building muscle during the “lowering” phase of an exercise, as opposed to the lifting phase of an exercise (which would be …

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5 Benefits of Resistance Training That’ll Make You Rethink Your Next Workout

Do you want to build muscle, gain strength, have more muscle definition, and lose body fat? Resistance training will help you accomplish all of these goals!  Resistance strength training is a type of exercise that uses your own body weight, free weights, or machines to build muscle and gain strength. It’s an easy way for …

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How to Combine Rowing with Weight Lifting to Avoid the “Interference Effect”

Rowing and weightlifting are two fantastic forms of exercise. They both build muscle, burn fat and improve your overall health and wellbeing. In fact, the health benefits of rowing and strength training are seriously impressive. From quite literally reducing your risk of countless diseases and improving your life expectancy, to supporting better mental health, exercises …

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Functional Fitness Training – 15 Exercises for Better Workouts

Functional fitness training has gained immense popularity in recent years… and for good reason too! It describes exercises and workouts that replicate real-life movements. This means your efforts during a workout are rewarded and felt in daily tasks and activities. From walking to the dog, to going to the shops, to doing a spot of …

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Kettlebell Workouts for Over 50’s – Exercises, Tips & Benefits

In this article, we outline the very best kettlebell workouts for over 50’s and highlight some fantastic kettlebell exercises for anyone just getting started. Kettlebells are a great bit of functional fitness equipment and can be used in a variety of exercise classes and workouts, to deliver all round body strengthening and conditioning. Kettlebells are …

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Fitness Over 50 – Best Exercises & Workouts for Over 50’s

Regular exercise is one of the fundamental pillars to healthy ageing. Research evidences that physical exercise has huge mind and body benefits across all ages but particularly for the over 50’s, not only strengthening and boosting flexibility, core muscles, balance and cardio health but also cognitive functioning and mental agility. For over 50’s, staying active …

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Strength Training Program for Over 50’s – Exercises, Workouts and Benefits

Strength training is a vital ingredient to staying fit and healthy as we age. Strength training shouldn’t be seen as intimidating or something only reserved for bodybuilders and the World’s Strongest Men. Far from it – it’s something everyone should incorporate into their fitness routine, whatever their age, whatever their gender. In fact, muscle loss …

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