Exercise of the Week – Shoulders 02

Exercise of the Week – Shoulders 02

The dumbbell shoulder press exercise targets your shoulders, placing some emphasis on your triceps and upper back. Use caution if you have lower-back, neck, or elbow problems. Step 1 Hold a dumbbell in each hand and sit on a bench with back support. Plant your feet...
Exercise of the Week – Bicep Curl

Exercise of the Week – Bicep Curl

The bicep curl is one of the most familiar and basic exercises you can perform with a set of free weights. It is an excellent exercise for toning the upper arm. Step 1 Stand up straight with a dumbbell in each hand at arm’s length. Keep your elbows close to your torso...
Exercise of the Week – Pec Fly

Exercise of the Week – Pec Fly

The chest fly is a great exercise to strengthen and tone the muscles of the chest. It works a combination of the chest, shoulders and biceps. Step 1 Lay on your back on a bench with your feet planted firmly on the floor. Adjust the bench height if necessary. Step 2...
Exercise of the Week – Shoulders

Exercise of the Week – Shoulders

The dumbbell shoulder press exercise targets your shoulders, placing some emphasis on your triceps and upper back. Use caution if you have lower-back, neck, or elbow problems. Step 1 Hold a dumbbell in each hand and sit on a bench with back support. Plant your feet...
Exercise of the Week – Side Plank

Exercise of the Week – Side Plank

The side plank is an exercise common in pilates and yoga. It primarily targets the obliques and to a lesser degree also targets the abs and glutes. Step 1 Lie down on your left side on an exercise mat. Place your feet together on top of each other. Next, place your...
Exercise of the Week – Russian Twist

Exercise of the Week – Russian Twist

This exercise works your obliques and strengthens your back which helps with maintaining good posture. No equipment is needed unless you want to increase intensity by adding a weight. Step 1 Sit on the floor with your knees bent and your feet flat on the ground. Step...