Chest and back workouts: Tips for getting stronger Your chest and back should not be ignored when it comes to the fitness workouts that you do. Developing strength and endurance in these areas will enhance your overall appearance as well as your health. You will be surprised at not just how much better you look, but also how much better you feel. If you do these workouts in the right way, your posture will improve, and those back pains you had will disappear!You need to follow some simple rules and guidelines
Triceps don’t usually get the attention they deserve. Officially called the Triceps Brachii, which is Latin for “three headed muscle of the arm”, your tricep makes it possible for you to extend your arm and reach for things. Located at the back of the upper arm and running from the shoulder to the elbow, there’s an out-of-sight-out-of-mind mentality when it comes to working out this critical muscle. Perhaps it’s because working your chest and biceps can involve big heavy weights and you can really see what you’re doing and where you
By Will Harris as told to Larry Pepe I’m not going to lie to you. My arms have never been a weak point. Early in my career, they grew pretty easily by doing the basics, just like everyone else does. But, I noticed two things that led to the routine I’m about to share with you. First, about five years ago, it became apparent that while my arms were huge, they lacked the kind of detail and separation that I needed to turn pro. Then, in the last year or so,
Mark Dugdale burst on to the national bodybuilding scene in 2003 when he showed up at the USA Championships with a complete, shredded package that placed him right behind two now-Olympia competitors named Richard Jones and Kris Dim. While everyone saw Richard and Kris coming, Mark was the surprise, and talk, of the show. “Who was that guy in the light heavies? What a physique! He gave those guys all they could handle. Wait until next year.” Now let’s fast-forward one year. Same place…Vegas. Same contest…the USA Championships. Same weight
Being armed and dangerous is something that new pro Will “World” Harris is all too familiar with. Growing up on the mean streets of Los Angeles and being exposed to “the life” of the Bloods and Crips, being armed and dangerous was a means to survival. “I was on my own by the time I was a teenager and I saw a lot at a young age. Being armed was a necessary part of that life. But, that’s all in the past and I don’t believe in dwelling on it.