Archive for August, 2010

Steroid Use

Posted on August 31st, 2010 by Mic

Steroid Use. Should the average person use steroids to build bigger muscles?

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Measure Your Time in the Gym

Posted on August 31st, 2010 by Mic

Hi, The last two posts talked about how much time you should spend in the gym.  We also mentioned that you can time your sets.  But how do you measure the time in the gym? After all you are supposed to be concentrating on the exercise, not counting the seconds you are doing an exercise. […]

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How Much Time in the Gym Part 2

Posted on August 30th, 2010 by Mic

Image via Wikipedia Hi, In the last post we looked at how much time in the gym should you be spending.  We discovered that it depended on what your goals were. Different goals might take longer time periods. Then I showed you where I rarely spend more than 20 minutes in the gym at a […]

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How Much Time in the Gym

Posted on August 27th, 2010 by Mic

Image via Wikipedia Hi, How much time in the gym?  Are you one of those people that likes to go to the gym to socialize?  If so then 1-2 hours will be your usual time there.  Now, I like to be efficient and I am usually very busy.  So I need to spend as little […]

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Lateral Raise Variation

Posted on August 25th, 2010 by Mic

Image via Wikipedia Hi, Here is a variation on the lateral raise that will really give you a burn. The video is on You tube: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=pTjzwzixBPg Check it out and watch your shoulders stand out. Lateral raises are great for working the outside of the shoulder. Try them.

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Shoulder Bombs

Posted on August 23rd, 2010 by Mic

Hi, Here is the video I promised about shoulder  bombs.  This is a great finishing exercise for your shoulder routine. I can’t seem to embed this video into the blog, so here is the youtube link: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=5vAGIUTD3JQ Enjoy and I will have another video on lateral raises for the shoulders this week. In the meantime […]

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A New, Old Shoulder Exercise

Posted on August 20th, 2010 by Mic

Image via Wikipedia Hi, Let’s take a break from some of the heavy reading you have been going through on this blog lately.  I know it is my fault! I forgot about this old shoulder exercise, but saw an article in Ironman that mentioned it, so it is now becoming a new exercise again. This […]

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Losing Weight by Fasting? Part 2

Posted on August 19th, 2010 by Mic

Image via Wikipedia Hi, In our last post on losing weight by fasting we looked at some of the problems with your ability to lose weight by fasting. One of the other issues is the fact that since your metabolism gets lowered when fasting, once you stop the fasting you will regain the weight back […]

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Losing Weight by Fasting?

Posted on August 18th, 2010 by Mic

Image via Wikipedia Hi, The last couple of posts we debunked the cleansing by fasting myths, now let’s turn to the losing weight by fasting fad that is going around. The bottom line is yes, you can lose weight by fasting.  However, you can also lose weight by dieting. The issue is that with both […]

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Fasting for Cleansing Part 2

Posted on August 17th, 2010 by Mic

Image via Wikipedia Hi, In our last post about fasting for cleansing we looked at the “need” for our digestive system to rest so it can cleanse the whole body.  In case you haven’t read the last post, the above is sarcasm.  I was referring to an article I read that maintained the above as […]

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