Strength

How To Do The Exercises

Flat Bench Press (Narrow Grip)Lie flat on a bench, feet firmly on floor. Make sure that your head, shoulders, back, and butt are aligned and touching the bench throughout this...

What's the Hurry?

FOR A STRETCH, it appeared as though slow-motion strength training—better known simply as Super Slow—would take its place alongside the fleeting exercise fads of yesteryear (OK, it was...

Building Your Endurance Foundation

STRENGTH TRAINING—or, as it's now commonly called, resistance training—is on a tear. More research papers were published on the science of resistance training in the decade after 1987...

Strength Exercises

These strength exercises should be done during weeks one through four of The Shape of Your Life. See the full program for the month on the previous page, "

Energy Zen—The Top Ten (Cont.)

6. Eat Foods That Take Up Space Any effective food plan has to leave you satisfied. The good news is that studies in satiety—the science of dietary satisfaction—show that...

Pay Now, Shine Later

MOST ADULTS INVEST about as much time fitness training for winter sports as children do for hurling snowballs. Dumb move, says Kevin Sweeney, head ski coach at the University of Utah, where the...

The Power Half-Hour (cont.)

Frequency: one or two times weeklyFitness Prerequisite: noneDuration: 20-30 minutesDan Riley, strength coach for the NFL's Houston Texans expansion team,...

The Fit List -- cont.

2. It's a Stretch: Pilates Yes, Madonna uses it to strengthen her diaphragm, and Beverly Hills housewives have found, to their great delight, that it quickly turns their asses into cherry...

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