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If you’ve never done “The Plank” it’s a core-strengthening exercise you simply must try. You may wish a pirate had made you walk the plank at sea instead after giving these gut-busters a legitimate effort. Most people know about sit-ups, ab crunches and even using exercise balls...

[caption id="attachment_815" align="alignnone" width="300" caption="At Home Fitness consultant Aaron Dorksen performs a Renegade Row lift."][/caption]The other day I was at the gym and an experienced weightlifter asked me if I wanted to learn some new lifts to complement my fitness routine. I said, “Sure. It’s always...

Are you looking for a great way to naturally power up? Try drinking green tea. Most of us have heard that the more natural food is, the better for you it is. In the case of green tea, it’s derived from then plant Camellia sinensis, which undergoes...

[caption id="attachment_798" align="alignright" width="479" caption="At Home Fitness consultant Aaron Dorksen shares a laugh after finishing a long mountain bike ride during a recent trip to Arizona. Getting outdoors and enjoying the good spring and summer weather is a great way to stay in shape."][/caption]The weather...

More and more women make it a point to exercise regularly, but most of their time and effort is centered around cardio workouts. You know, getting on the treadmill, elliptical or exercise bike, or walking or jogging. Those are all great for you, but for really...

If you want to build extraordinary forearm strength and grip, it will take extra effort. But it might not take as much as you think to notice a difference. To rank among the elite grippers it will require an elite level of training, but even with...

[caption id="attachment_790" align="alignright" width="425" caption="Strongman Andrew Durniat, an Ohio resident, shows off a little bit by juggling a pair of 70-pound kettle bells. "][/caption]It takes lots time and effort to build brute strength. For many people that involves lifting both free weights and using machines,...

Leg strength is at the base of everything you do. If you can build strong, powerful legs then it will be the base for total body fitness. Building strong legs also takes harder work than exercising the upper body. It will take determination, lots of sweat and...

There are many reasons some people might want to improve their bench press. Athletes on sports teams are often graded or evaluated by coaches on their bench press, a strong bench press helps improve overall upper body strength and, lastly, it’s a good status symbol...

This is the first in a four-part series on how to increase your strength. Today we take a look at minor changes that can bring out your best workout. There are some people who go through workouts with low-impact, low-intensity approaches. And that’s perfectly fine for...