Category Archives: resistance

Do you meet the USDHHS minimum exercise guidelines?

In 2008, the US Department of Health and Human Services established the following guidelines on physical activity: AT LEAST,  2.5 hours of moderate exercise weekly like walking briskly, water aerobics, ballroom dancing, doubles tennis, or gardening OR 1.25 hours of vigorous activity like race … Continue reading

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A simple resistance routine: The end

Before you read the final part of this series, make sure you have gone over the first two parts.   In the final installment of the series,  I will be introducing 3 exercises dealing with the final 3 primal movements. … Continue reading

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A simple resistance routine: Part 2

On my last post, I introduced you to primal movements: pulling, pushing, bending, twisting, lunging and squating.  I covered some exercises that deal with pulling motions.  These mostly work back muscles and biceps.  Go back and read the introduction to … Continue reading

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