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Three Core Stability Ball Exercises for a Stronger Mid-Section

Here is a great video courtesy of the American Council on Exercise that demonstrates three core stability ball exercises. They include a basic crunch for the anterior (front) abdominal muscles, back extension to strengthen muscles in the low back, and a supine plank that helps strengthen the glutes – all using a stability ball. All …

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Row Exercise for Shoulder Strength – Common Training Errors

I include some variation of a row exercise for shoulder strength in almost every exercise prescription that I write for my clients. It’s a great exercise for helping to improve posture, strengthen and stabilize the posterior shoulder girdle, and can be a whole body exercise depending on the variation or equipment being used (ie body …

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Top 3 Most Effective Chest Exercises

Want to know which exercise isolates the pectoralis major the most? Check out this study to learn which are the most effective chest exercises, conducted by the American Council on Exercise: ACE-Sponsored Research: Top 3 Most Effective Chest Exercises. Other exercises than the ones mentioned in this study may be more beneficial for you, depending …

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Anatomy of a Push Up

Here’s a great link that demonstrates the muscles and joints involved in performing a push up, one of my favorite exercises! The variations to make the exercise more or less challenging are limited only by your imagination. Please follow and like us:

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