The Mystery on Big Top Crag: Part 3

PART 3 Secrets KEDA HAD FINALLY MADE IT DOWN TO THE BOTTOM OF THE CLIFF.  The new challenge was getting across the pathway.  From the bottom of the steps to the other side, was a narrow ledge protruding from the cliff–it was the only way in or out of the cave.  Slowly Keda inched his…

How To’s: Tricep Kickbacks

Tricep kickbacks are intended to target and isolate the tricep muscle located on the posterior side of the arm. They’ll get your arms burning! I often recommend these for individuals who are trying to cut down on under arm fat. Although it will not totally get rid of excess fat, it will however help tighten…

How To’s: Rotating Bicep Curls

Traditional bicep curls will target the biceps well. However, adding in different variations is always good for keeping workouts fresh, muscle shaping, and various training regimen. Rotating bicep curls start the dumbbell with a neutral grip (palms facing each other). As you curl up you’re going to rotate the dumbbell until the palm is up,…

How To’s: Dumbbell 21’s

Dumbbell 21’s are an exercise that includes double bicep curling. They’re famously named 21’s because you do three sets of 7 repetitions without resting. They’re unique in that they work the muscle at every strength curve, and you have three. This is why for the first set you curl half way up, second set you…

Rediscover You

If I had to choose two words to describe the last two years of my life they would be overcome and rediscover. To make a long story really short about two years ago my husband and I made a very quick decision to move to South Carolina. At this time I was a lost. My…

How To’s: Quick Core

Try this quick 1.5 minute core workout. You can do it as many times through as you want, or switch out the moves as you see fit. The ones I’ve included are: Rope Climbers Russian Twist In & Outs Try your best to keep your abdomen tight and feet up off the ground. There shouldn’t…

How To’s: Kettlebell Figure 8’s

Kettlebell figure 8’s are great for working the hamstrings, butt, back, arms, and core. To do them correctly you need to position your legs a little wider than your shoulders, slight bend in the knees and bend at the hips when you go down. It shouldn’t be a squat. When you come up thrust your…

How To’s: Kettlebell Swings

Kettlebell swings are great for the legs, back, butt, and core–among other things. They are a great full body movement. Be sure to bend at the hips, not in the legs. Stand with a slight bend in the knee’s and try to bring the torso as parallel with the floor as possible. Give it a…

How To’s: Kettlebell Squats

Kettlebell squats are an excellent exercise that is primarily for the legs. When we do kettlebell squats appropriately we shouldn’t feel a whole lot in the lower back. We should have proper squat form (usually standing at shoulder width, or slightly wider with toes slightly turned out) and go down as comfortably low as possible….