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3 Interesting Chest Exercises

by Joe Lawrence September 8th, 2016| Strength Training, Upper Body
In my previous article about building upper body muscle, I told you to avoid benching for the one rep max bragging right. This is where people go and focus only on boosting their ability to complete a “respectable” rep on the flat bench. The problem is that is a
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Three Reasons Your Workout isn’t Giving You the Abs You Want

by Editorial Team July 7th, 2015| Core, Strength Training
Getting great abs is one of the fitness goals of a great many men and women, but it’s not always that easy. It comes naturally to some, and is more difficult to others, but that doesn’t mean that it’s ever impossible; you just have to work hard. You need
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2 Exercises to Prevent Back Pain

by Joe Lawrence June 1st, 2015| 15 Minutes or Less, Strength Training
The back is one of the most important areas of our entire body. It is so often ignored in many ways, and this leads to the back issues we see as we progress in years. Simply adding a little focus towards the back will certainly pay dividends in the
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Give Your Arms a 21 Gun Salute

by Joe Lawrence May 4th, 2015| Strength Training, Upper Body
I have said this many, many times in the past…I love working arms. For me there are not many other muscle groups that you can isolate as easily as arms. When you walk away from an arm workout, you know you hit your targeted muscles.

Really there are three major
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6 Full Body Exercises to Get Your Beach Body Ready

by Joe Lawrence April 6th, 2015| Strength Training
The summer is right around the corner, and that means bathing suit weather, which means bathing suits. If you are like me, there is still a lot of work to do before hitting the beaches. Have no fear, because full body workouts are here.

When thinking about the upcoming summer
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Strength Training as a Couple is Simple

by Joe Lawrence February 9th, 2015| Strength Training
There are lots of fun things to do as a couple. Go to a movie, out to dinner, and even watch a sporting event together. However, many couples do not enjoy working out together. It could be as simple as tweaking the workout to make it work for the
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Flexibility is the Key to Stronger Shoulders

by Joe Lawrence December 29th, 2014| Strength Training, Upper Body
Shoulders are one of the most important areas to work. Without your shoulders, your arms are useless. Many of us do not focus on them and just add an exercise or two while doing another muscle group. It is even worse when it is time to stretch; shoulders are once
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Give Your Shoulders Punching Power

by Joe Lawrence December 1st, 2014| Strength Training, Upper Body


The shoulders are an interesting beast. They do so much and yet are not really that strong in relation to many other muscle groups of the body. If you do not believe me, hold a small weight (three pounds) in each hand, and then put your arms straight out
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October’s Fitness Focus- Legs

by Editorial Team October 1st, 2014| Strength Training
October has begun, and it's time to delve into a new area of fitness. Throughout the month, we will review different ways to improve your workout with a focus on the legs. Covering both strength training and cardio options, we will suggest different exercises and programs that can get
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September’s Fitness Focus- Chest

by Editorial Team August 31st, 2014| Strength Training
a href="http://www.myfitnesstunes.com/wp-content/uploads/2014/05/dumbells-on-bench-400x400.jpg">September has begun, and it's time to delve into a new area of fitness.  Throughout the month, we will review different ways to improve your workout with a focus on the chest.  Covering both strength training and cardio options, we will suggest different exercises and programs that can get
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August’s Fitness Focus- Butt

by Editorial Team August 1st, 2014| Strength Training
August has begun, and it's time to delve into a new area of fitness.  Throughout the month, we will review different ways to improve your workout with a focus on the glutes.  Covering both strength training and cardio options, we will suggest different exercises and programs that can get
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Work Your Back while Breaking on Your Job

by Joe Lawrence June 30th, 2014| Strength Training, Upper Body
It would be great if we could work out on the job. To be able to combine fitness with our daily duties would be a great way to multi-task. Well, we can.

Honestly, exercise is the last thing I want to think about today. I just finished shoveling and spreading

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