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Posts Tagged ‘free weights’

Use form, not momentum when weight training

If you asked me 10 years ago if I would ever regularly exercise I would probably have laughed and said no. So the thought of working the weights never occurred to me. And even when I first started working out I wasn’t into weights. Cardio machines, especially the elliptical, were my exercise of choice. I […]


Monitoring heart rate

At work we have a pretty nice little gym: treadmills;¬†ellipticals; spin bike; free weights; weight machines; big TV and area to do yoga or P90X or whatever you want. Most of the cardio machines have a TV or some sort of media attached. The guy at work who designed the gym (and took suggestions from […]