Here's a recent arms workout I did, filmed by Ligia: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ePfJCCcy74s I performed the following exercises: Warmed up with standing dumbbell curls, followed by regular sets of the same, Triceps rope extensions, Standing curls with preacher bar, Dips, Concentration curls, Alternate sets of prone and supine triceps pulldowns and My original variation on one-arm preacher … Continue reading An arms workout
Here's one of my chest workouts, captured on video by Ligia recently. I warmed up with standing cable flyes, followed by the workout, which consisted of incline dumbbell presses, dips, machine chest presses, lying cable flies and incline dumbbell flyes. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=nb0hjqju-bk I talked about each exercise in various detail, giving advice gleaned from my experience. At … Continue reading A chest workout
Want to see me work out at the gym? Ligia filmed me during a recent workout, the first after taking a 1-month break due to travel and business. It was a whole body workout where I warmed up on the roman chair, then did the clean & press, pull-ups and stiff-legged deadlifts. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-tUAXF3kB0o In-between the … Continue reading A whole body workout
In August of 2001, around the 1-year anniversary of my website, I wrote two articles. The first was titled "How to Keep Your Exercise Goals" and the second, "Finding the Right Resolve for Exercise". I wrote the articles after working out seriously and regularly for over 7 years (at the time), so the insights I … Continue reading Let’s change the way we think about Training to Failure
I'm overdue to give my six week re-assessment of the RPM System -- two weeks late to be precise, since I started on May 18th. I've had good reasons: travel, and some heavy-duty work to get my wife's raw food recipe book ready for the printers. (I handled the photography, the layout and the design.) I … Continue reading After six weeks on the RPM System
As I mentioned in some of my recent posts, I recently (5/18) started on the RPM System, a new fitness regimen that you can do with only an exercise ball and an exercise band, and I love it. I recently passed my 6-week progress point, and I plan to post the results from that re-assessment this … Continue reading The RPM System just got better!
I recorded a video last night, after my third workout on the RPM System. I've completed a week's worth of workouts, and I can already feel the program's effect on my body. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=6r7m0BT6x8E My core muscles have begun to tighten, and my muscle tone is improving. I like the slow burn I get in my … Continue reading After a week on the RPM System