Rehab for football linemen

Many college and NFL lineman already have metabolic syndrome while playing. Once they stop playing, many really balloon in size. Diabetes, high blood pressure, and sleep apnea can result.  Reggie White, former Green Bay Packer, probably died at 43 from sleep apnea. Nate Newton (above), former Pro Bowl player on …

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Resistance (strength) training has been key to my 130 lbs weightloss

Resistance bands can be used by people just starting out, despite size and despite limitations. I believe resistance training is key to weight loss. Plus, it’s a lot more fun than the treadmill! Here are some exercises that beginners can do. Here’s a whole playlist of their exercise routines: http://youtu.be/K-iKrlw00Dw?list=PL9OZP636LDyV213H5FjIyzYQVGGoXb8r1 …

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Press that fat away!

My neck issues limit my ability to do upper body exercises but I don’t let it get in the way. I got Bodylastics Resistance Bands to do some great muscle building exercises without bothering my neck. I use them to do chest presses (see video above) and other muscle building exercises.

Chest presses are a core exercise for building upper body strength which is needed for completing everyday tasks. It helps with burning body fat and improving general posture. And ladies, studies have shown numerous benefits of strength training for women. One of the key benefits is in keeping women from gaining belly fat. There is no scientific evidence that it “bulks.” It’s great for anyone of any age!