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The Best Medicine Ball Shoulder Exercises

  • November 1, 2016 /
  • By Tom

Upper body workouts with a medicine ball can be tricky, but they aren’t impossible. The shoulder muscles in particular can be quite challenging to target. Because of the way they are made, med balls lend themselves to 2 different types of workouts – plyometric and conditioning. Plyometrics should be low volume, explosive movements, such as […]

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Medicine Ball Lunges: 5 Techniques and Variations

  • October 1, 2016 /
  • By Tom

Lunges are one of the most popular exercises around for your lower body.  While they are commonly performed with dumbbells, barbells, or bodyweight as resistance, medicine balls can also be used. Below you will find 5 variations of medicine ball lunges. Medicine Ball Reverse Lunges Reverse lunges are a great alternative to traditional lunges. They […]

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Mike Colter’s workout and diet tips

  • September 1, 2016 /
  • By Tom

If you are to be known as a hero for hire, you better be able to intimidate the bad guys. Mike Colter, who portrays Luke Cage aka Power Man in Netflix’s Jessica Jones as well as his own series, is more than capable of pulling that off. Colter mixes up traditional strength training workouts to go with […]

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The David Ramsey workout and diet plan

  • August 1, 2016 /
  • By Tom

It takes a special person to convincingly play a bodyguard of a superhero, but that’s exactly what actor David Ramsey does as John Diggle on the Arrow television series on The CW. As Diggle, Ramsey begins as the bodyguard for Stephen Amell’s Oliver Queen, who doubles as the Green Arrow. Over time, the character of Diggle […]

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How to do Smith Machine Squats

Be it personal preference or access to equipment, you may want to sometimes perform your front or back squats with the use of a Smith machine. The video and explanation below will show you how to do Smith machine squats with proper technique. Smith machine squats might not be a perfect alternative to traditional back […]

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