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by gapage
Mon Aug 11, 2014 11:32 am
Forum: Weight Loss/Fat Loss
Topic: You and Your BMR
Replies: 0
Views: 2007

You and Your BMR

What is your basal metabolic rate and why should you care? Most people have never heard of the term but understanding your BMR is key to losing unwanted weight and keeping it off. So, what exactly is BMR? According to the ISSA basal metabolic rate is the minimum energy required to maintain the body’...
by gapage
Sun Aug 10, 2014 6:21 pm
Forum: Product Reviews
Topic: Perfect pull-up bar
Replies: 0
Views: 3738

Perfect pull-up bar

I work out at home a lot. I am fortunate to have a spare room that fits Swift treadmill, adjustable dumbbells, recumbent bike, and stability ball. Even with all these excellent devices I still wasn’t able to target back as much as I wanted to and was longing to do pull-ups at home rather than at the...
by gapage
Fri Aug 08, 2014 3:11 pm
Forum: Exercises
Topic: Soreness
Replies: 6
Views: 3470

Re: Soreness

You probably have a great six-pack, the only question is what's on top of it. Sound nutritional habits are even more important than the training aspect. As for the soreness, it's hard to say if your workouts are as effective as they used to be. It's always a good idea to utilize assessments to deter...
by gapage
Fri Aug 08, 2014 3:02 pm
Forum: Workout Programs
Topic: Need help starting workout?
Replies: 3
Views: 1848

Re: Need help starting workout?

The pull-up machine is a good start. Don't neglect other sound back exercises such as cable pull downs and seated rows. These will help develop strengthen the back and if possible try some dead hang pull ups with a spotter. I don't like the ab crunch machine. I prefer the stability ball for crunches...