Saturday, July 2, 2016

The Crow's Gym Thoughts: Vol. 235

Crow's #Gym Vol. 235
Are you having a hard time eating healthy? Try this little trick and see if it works for you. After you eat dinner why not take about 15 minutes to set aside all of the items you need for the next day's healthy meals. Most people will tell you that the quickest way to make the diet fall apart is to be in a hurry when it is time to be thoughtful about your meals. The quickest fixes are usually the worst for you, and with just this simple step in your life you can make the next healthy meal just as quick for yourself. There's another excuse gone..

Gym Term of the Day from The Health Whacko Gym Term Dictionary ..
Posing Routine
The well - choreographed series of individual poses a bodybuilder presents to his or her choice of music in the public presentation (Round Three) of the NPC / IFBB judging system. In this posing routine the competitor can choose individual poses, as opposed to the required poses done in the manadatory round at the prejudging, and thereby camouflaging weak points and emphasizing particularly well - developed areas.

Exercise of the Day from The Health Whacko Gym Encyclopedia of Chest Exercises ..
Bench Press (PowerBlocks Decline)
Target Muscles: Pectoralis major (lower chest), Anterior deltoids, Triceps, Pectoralis major
Starting Position:
1. Sit on an decline bench, angled at 30-60° (the steeper the incline, the greater the stress on the lower pectorals and anterior deltoids).
2. Pick up a PowerBlock (or Dumbbell) in each hand and place them on your thighs.
3. Lie on the bench, at the same time bringing the PowerBlocks (or Dumbbells) to shoulder level. Your palms should face forwards.
The Movement:
1. Press the PowerBlocks (or Dumbbells) directly over your lower chest until your arms are fully extended. Hold for a count of two.
2. Lower the weights slowly until they are by your shoulders. You should achieve a! maximal but comfortable stretch.
3. Pause for a second before pressing them Up again.
Tips:
• Press the PowerBlocks (or Dumbbells) in a straight line, not back over your head.
• Do not set the angle of the bench too low otherwise the anterior deltoids will be targeted and take much of the emphasis away from the chest.