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  Your calf muscles are important not only to walking and running, but also if you are involved in any sort of sport that involves jumping. This video provides basic exercise information for calf raises.  This exercise focuses on strengthening both the foot and ankle muscles. I prefer to perform this exercise without shoes, as you can focus more on the exercise in detail. You're able to place more pressure on certain parts of the foot and ankle muscles. Wearing shoes can often take pressure off the foot and support the ankle, I recommend just completing the exercise without footwear...

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If you’re an expectant mother and you’re not currently using a Swiss fitness birthing ball, you are missing out on some really great advantages. This one piece of equipment offers you a number of benefits before, during, and after the birth of your precious bundle of joy, and here are just a few of them: Fewer backaches. Even if you use the ball just to sit on versus doing an actual exercise routine, you’re still working your abdominal and lower back muscles to stay upright, giving you a strong and stable core that will help get you through pregnancy with fewer of those...

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  A recent fitness study has found that more women are using resistance weight training for fitness. An increase of 63% of women are using resistance band weight training or body building exercises to increase there fitness level. This is great news, because of the reason that women are often put off by resistance weight training thinking that they will instantly grow muscle and start looking abnormal. This myth is not true, why ?  because first you need to lift super weights in order to promote and grow big muscles as well as having high testosterone levels in the body....

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Swimmer lower back exercise      Muscles; Lower back, gluts & oblique’s This exercise is excellent for strengthening the lower back. The movement for this exercise is comfortable and can be completed by most ages. If you do this exercise at home make sure you have a soft and firm surface like a yoga mat. If you struggle to move alternate leg and arm at the same then you can complete the exercise by bringing both your arms of the floor slowly then lower, once the arms have reached the floor do the same movement but this time with both...

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