Articles from July, 2014

DB Shoulder Press & the Arnold Press

When it comes to training the shoulders, no exercise is more beneficial than the all too important shoulder press. While there are shoulder press machines in most gyms, I find that performing this exercise with dumbbells is the most effective as it ensures that both shoulders are working independently. This movement targets all three heads [&hellip

How Do You Solve a Problem Like Cortisol?

Well, we’ve all heard of it, but what exactly is cortisol? I’ll tell you what it’s not. It’s not your friend. Cortisol is commonly called “the stress hormone”. It can build up in your body during times of high stress or sleep deprivation. Once it is high in your system, it can wreak havoc on [&hellip

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