Touching your toes is normally quite easy. Just sit down, prop up your foot and there you are. But touching your toes while you’re standing with your legs straight is far more challenging — and that’s why toe touches can be a helpful exercise. Depending on how you perform the exercise, toe touches can stretch your hamstrings, work your shoulders or exercise your hips and lower back. Just make sure you’re sufficiently flexible to perform your chosen exercise.
Like a boxer who remains standing after a bruising bout, the old gym where Smokin’ Joe Frazier trained for his 1971 heavyweight title fight against Muhammad Ali has managed to withstand the ravages that have taken so many of North Broad Street’s landmarks. Its fading marquee, reading “Joe Frazier’s Gym,” still is visible above the [...]
On March 23, President Obama signed the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act into law. This landmark legislation is a monumental moment in healthcare. However, it does nothing to end the proposed Medicare cuts and the flawed Sustainable Growth Rate (SGR) formula, which determines Medicare reimbursement. Recently, wait times have become the elephant in [...]
Over the years, high protein has become a big part of most athlete’s diets. One reason for this is the increased amount of calories consumed by athletes. They’ll get them without really thinking about them. But many athletes will also make it a point to deliberately increase protein in their diets through eating protein-rich foods [...]
What is your athletic background, and how did you get involved with weight training, and what do you love most and least about it? As a child, I was very athletic. I grew up in all sorts of sports, from gymnastic, figure skating and dance, to martial arts, where I obtained my black belt. However, [...]
The General Motors diet plan, also commonly referred to as the GM diet plan, is a special eating plan that was crafted especially for those employees (and their families), who would like to stay fit, by losing their extra weight. Since there are a high number of people following vegetarianism, there is a separate general [...]
Improving grip strength by using a hand towel
You can roll it into a cylinder that you can't quite reach all the way around, then just squeeze it 12-15 times, rest and repeat 3...
How can I gain weight quickly?
The best way to gain weight easily and safely is to work out and eat food anytime after 8:00 pm. The reason why is your body is re...
Chin to Chest Stretch
Sit upright on a ball or chair with your feet shoulder width apart. Arms are relaxed with your hands resting on your thighs. Tuc...
What type of exercises can I do while at work?
Yes, there are many exercises that you can do at work. For cardiovascular workouts you can try taking short walking breaks or clim...
How do I gain weight?
The first step to gaining weight is to set up a plan to do so A solid plan can and will go a long way. A good plan will keep you ...
The Brown Fat program is rated 3/5 Brown Fat Review:BackgroundScience is always looking for a way to make weight loss easier and m...
Bodybuilding Glossary Muscle & Strength
Have you ever been reading a bodybuilding magazine or article and come across a term you have never heard of!? We've all been ther...
How to Produce a Reaction Paper
Are Kinds Of Preparation Support the Same? You'll find diverse groups of individuals who require homework aid according to their l...
Helpful Or HarmfuL-Caffeine
Is Caffeine A Drug?Some may object, arguing that caffeine is not a drug. However, medical professionals agree that the term "drug"...
Chapter 1: Anatomy of the Bicep Let’s start off by explaining the anatomy of the bicep. It’s not very complicated and not mu...