Rope Crunches

Biceps & Triceps

learn proper form for basic biceps and triceps exercises

Swiss Ball Reverse Extension

Reverse Extensions are another way to target your lower back and core with the Swiss Ball. Reverse Extension flex and extend your lumbar spine using the weight of your lower body for resistance.

Cross Cable Flyes

A fly (or flye) is a strength training exercise in which the hand and arm move through an arc while the elbow is kept at a constant angle. Flyes are used to work the muscles of the upper body. [Wikipedia]

Tricep Dips

Mr. America 1999 shows you the right way to blast your triceps with dips, including how to avoid common mistakes.

Weighted hanging situps for abs

another workout to pop out those six packs

Preacher Curls

A preacher curl is a variation of bicep curls, where the elbows rest upon a sloped bench to target the biceps brachii muscle in order to develop one or more of the following attributes:

  • size
  • definition
  • strength
  • stamina


Back Workout

Scott Herman instructional video for back workout


The deadlift is a weight training exercise where one lifts a loaded barbell (or, in the case of the trapbar deadlift, a loaded trapbar) off the ground from a stabilized bent-over position. It is one of the three gauges of powerlifting, and is an excellent exercise for overall body development if done properly. [Wikipedia]

V Crunch Exercises for the Abs

Learn how to do exercises that work out the abdominal muscles, including how to do "V" crunches

Bicep Training

Alternating seated dumbbell curls

How to: Sit at the end of a flat bench with your feet flat on the floor and your back upright and straight. Hold a dumbbell in each hand and let them hang at your sides with both palms facing inward toward the bench.

Simultaneously curl the dumbbells up while twisting (i.e., supinating) your wrists outward on the way up. Be sure to squeeze your biceps at the top for a one-count and then slowly return to the start position and repeat.[Shapefit]

Painkillers and Exercise

New York Times has a piece on the effects of using painkillers, such as ibuprofen, during exercise.

According to the article, "...runners who’d popped over-the-counter ibuprofen pills before and during the race displayed significantly more inflammation and other markers of high immune system response afterward than the runners who hadn’t taken anti-inflammatories..."