November 26, 2013
Lots of people have an apparently humble goal of ‘toning up’ when they start to exercise. Strength training is really the best way to realise this. Let’s actually identify what tone is. Fundamentally, people are visualising it as being able to jab their pectorals or their abdominals and that the muscles are going to be pronounced and hard, not doughy. This specific marvel, changing the feel of muscle is a function of how much baseline electrical activity is transpiring in the muscles at rest. Physiologically, this is termed ‘muscle tonus’. This can be exemplified with someone who has suffered a...
May 21, 2013
The adductors are a rather large group of muscles situated on the medial (inner) side of the thigh. They originate at the nethermost extremity of the hip bone and spread down the interior of the thigh, fastening to the medial segment of the femur. There are five primary constituents of the adductor group. The pectineus is the utmost superior adductor. In addition to the pectineus, there is the gracilis, which fastens from the pubis symphysis to the tibia underneath the knee and forms the inner thigh, but is fairly weak in comparison to the pectineus. There are three muscles...
September 04, 2012
Superman Lower Back Exercises Muscles; Lower back, upper and lower abs, hip flexors. This exercise is excellent for strengthening the lower back, them movement 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. Once the arms have reached the floor repeat the exercise by raising both the legs. Exercise 1. Start position lay with your belly on the floor. Keeping your legs, shoulders and arms in line with one another, important that you face the floor throughout the exercise. 2....
September 03, 2012
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...
September 02, 2012
Double Leg Raises Position 1 Position 2 Muscles incorporated in exercise ; Upper and lower abs, lower back This exercise is ideal for toning and working your lower abs, remember when making the exercise it's important to control the movement 100%. Slow movement will help activate the stomach muscles and will make you work more helping stabilise the movement. The slower the exercise the harder the work! 1. Position you hands behind or next to your buttocks, palms down towards the floor. Keep your legs straight through out the exercise your knee locked together. 2. Raise your feet towards...