Shoulders

Skimble’s Pro Workout of the Week: Toned Up Arms – Workout Fitness Article

Skimble’s Pro Workout of the Week: Toned Up Arms Tone up your arms with the help of some dumbbells. Start off by just using your upper body weight to warm up, then grab your dumbbells to mix things up in the following sections, and finish off with a few soothing stretches. Tip: if you’re struggling to get to the end of this one, make sure you focus on the quality of your form versus completing all of the reps. Take longer…

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5 Effective and Simple Upper Body Strength Routines – Workout Fitness Article

5 Effective and Simple Upper Body Strength Routines There are thousands of ways to resistance train. Provided you work hard and safely, document the results, allow enough recovery time between workouts, and then train progressively, resistance training will work within your genetic endowment and nutritional intake habits.   Regarding the upper-body, you can use a variety of tools and overload protocols to address the upper body muscles: the pectorals, deltoids, lats, traps, biceps, triceps, and other associated muscle structures. There…

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Strength Training after a Mastectomy – Workout Fitness Article

Strength Training after a Mastectomy It had been about six months since my breast reconstruction surgery and bilateral prophylactic mastectomy. I was at the gym, following an old training program I wrote. Back to training for months, I’d mostly avoided chest training. I glanced down to see which exercise was up next: Push-ups. I felt a little flutter in my stomach and made a spur-of-the-moment decision: I would try push-ups this time instead of skipping them. Since it would suck to lower myself down and…

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