Tag Archive: upper body

Sep 16

Boulder Back and Shoulders

  Over the summer I lost muscle (too many missed gym workouts). It is hard for me to build my shoulders, so I decided to give them some extra attention by working them twice in a 7 day period. I’ll do this for about 3-4 weeks and then change it up again. I used the …

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Dec 01


Even though I follow a gym routine designed for me by IFBB Pro Christy Allen, one day a week I like to try something different to mix things up a bit. I found this routine at Fitness Blender. It seems simple enough right? Yea, that’s what I thought too – it’s those pulses that will …

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Jul 05

Back to Basics for Beginners – The Push-Up

Each week in July, we will feature a basic bodyweight move that beginners can perform to build their strength and endurance. This week we will focus on the push up. A push-up is a common calisthenics exercise that builds both upper body and core strength. Done properly, it is a compound exercise that uses muscles …

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Jan 18

Build Sexy Arms with Giant Sets

Let’s face it, no one likes having noodle arms. You know what I mean – you stopped waving 5 seconds ago but your triceps are still waving. If your arms need improving, try working giant sets into your routine once or twice a week. A giant set is three to five exercise performed in a …

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