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Dead lifting… Who Knew

by Joe Lawrence June 8th, 2022| Strength Training, Upper Body
About five years ago I discovered the best exercise ever. I had always heard about it, but never tried it. I am not sure if it was fear, intimidation, or whatever; however, I just never attempted it. Now, it is one of my favorite exercises of all time: dead
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Sculpted Arms by Midsummer

by Joe Lawrence May 4th, 2022| Strength Training, Upper Body
Arms and abs are two areas most men want to strengthen. With summer fast approaching, there is still some time left to look great at the beach or pool. Not much time, though.

There are really only two basic motions you can do to build your arms: bicep curl and
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3 Part Plan for Getting Beach Ready

by Joe Lawrence April 20th, 2022| Strength Training
Living in the south I can already see summer peeking around the corner. This is great; however, I definitely need to get my beach body ready. I am going to do this using my never-fail three part plan.

Part one of the plan is calorie reduction. I vacillate between calorie
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2 Easy Exercises for Your Lower Body

by Joe Lawrence April 6th, 2022| Lower Body, Strength Training
I love re-discovering exercises that I used to do or have done in the past. It is like moving the couch and finding the lost remote. Recently, I had such an experience and it led me to think of some other lower body exercises I have filed away.

As I
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Kayak to Core Strength

by Mackenzie M. July 21st, 2021| Core, Strength Training
Strength and endurance are two of the most important factors in becoming a successful kayaker. The simple motions of the paddle when kayaking are enough to work entire core muscle groups and build six-pack abs in no time. While amateur kayakers may not be able to race for miles,
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Alternate Methods to Strengthen your Back

by Joe Lawrence June 23rd, 2021| Strength Training, Upper Body
Back strength is vital to having less pain and a better future overall. It is vital to build a stronger back and there are many ways to do this safely and still keep it interesting. This article is going to cover a couple ways to accomplish this.

I do not
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A Stronger Back in only Seven Minutes

by Joe Lawrence June 16th, 2021| Strength Training, Upper Body
I have been involved in fitness and the study of the body since I was about 10 years old. 25 years later and I still maintain a few simple truths that I understood back then: the core is key and the back is best.

This workout routine will touch on
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15 Minute Arm Workout

by Joe Lawrence May 19th, 2021| 15 Minutes or Less, Strength Training, Upper Body
The past several years have caused me to think of new ways to work out to challenge myself and to maximize my limited time. It is not always an easy task to find ways to accomplish this. However, I have found a great one to work my arms to
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3 Planks for Great Abs

by Joe Lawrence March 31st, 2021| Core, Strength Training
Every athlete and fitness aficionado has the same love-hate relationship with abs. It is almost as if each of our bodies has a secret code to crack in search of a flat stomach. An ab Rubiks Cube, if you will. Well, planks are the magic formula for a vast
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Taking Ab Advice From Your Finance Person

by Joe Lawrence March 17th, 2021| Core, Strength Training
We all dream of having six pack abs. Why then do so few people have them? Getting a flat, muscular stomach is more than just doing some exercises…it is a lifestyle change.

All of the programs out there like P90X and all of the others are great and offer incredible
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Different Ways to Strength Train as a Couple

by Joe Lawrence February 10th, 2021| Strength Training
Thankfully, we are becoming a more fitness minded society. What better way to keep this momentum going than with your partner. More and more cities are creating bike lanes and running trails. There are more and more fitness classes and gyms opening all the time. You should take advantage
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Do Not Quit – Get Back to the Basics!

by Joe Lawrence January 27th, 2021| Strength Training
2015 is a brand new year, and so far all is good. There is something about the changing of the calendar that motivates us to re-invent ourselves. Instead of fighting this instinct, let’s embrace it and turn up the fitness to make this the year we got our body

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