Resistance band exercises (upper body)

Utilizing resistance bands for exercise are a great way to recover from injury, warm up before starting your workout, and adding some form of variety to your programs. Not to mention you can add them to your main exercises to add some form of extra resistance.    Today’s post will go over some upper body exercises usingContinue reading “Resistance band exercises (upper body)”

Seated Dumbbell Shoulder Press (How To)

  I find that this one of my favorite exercises for the shoulders, mostly due because of how simple the movement is and because I enjoy working shoulders — the more dominant area of my body. This movement can be done seated or standing but for the sake of this particular post, I will beContinue reading “Seated Dumbbell Shoulder Press (How To)”

Powerlifting Cycle 2… New beginnings

This week starts a new cycle for my powerlifting program. I have another 4 weeks, BUT this week I add 5 lb to my upper body lifts (1RM) and 10 lb to my lower body lifts (1RM) so, this means the numbers will be slightly higher, compared to last week 🙂 Another thing that isContinue reading “Powerlifting Cycle 2… New beginnings”

Week Two|Day One|Powerlifting|Cycle One

Road To Powerlifting ..  Standing Barbell Shoulder Press: 3 x 3   70% 1-RM: 53.5 lb ( I did 55 lb) 80% 1-RM: 61.2 lb ( I did 65 lb) 90% 1-RM: 68.8 lb ( I did 70 lb) for a 8 rep max   Dips: 5 x 15 DB upright row: 5 x 15, 30Continue reading “Week Two|Day One|Powerlifting|Cycle One”

Week Five|Day Four = No Cardio Necessary

Opposite day! no cardio 🙂 but my legs are still sore from yesterday, so thankfully today was an upperbody day!   Workout: Superset:   Barbell bench press: 3 x 8, 75 lb DB front raises: 3 x 10-12, 20 lb Superset: Incline DB bench press: 3 x 8, 70 lb Bentover DB flyes: 3 xContinue reading “Week Five|Day Four = No Cardio Necessary”