Dumbbell Incline Bench Rows

I have found that many of my patients and online clients ignore their backs. Everyone likes to build their chests and shoulders (and arms), but the back gets neglected. That’s a shame. For women who like to wear backless dresses, you want some muscle back there to show off (in my opinion anyway). For guys, […]

Dumbbell Deadlifts

Deadlifts are one of the BIG 3 (bench, squat, and deadlifts) exercises everyone says you HAVE to do if you’re lifting weights. I don’t necessarily agree with that, BUT I do think deadlifts are a great exercise for functionality, strength, and of course looking better. The exercise works your backside including your butt (glutes) and legs […]

Rear Delt Raises

This is probably one of the top 3 exercises people neglect (and number 1 for the shoulders!). In fact I was the same way. The shoulder (specifically the deltoid muscle) has 3 components (front, side, and rear). Most people workout the front and the side delts (short for deltoid), but not as much the rear.  Not […]

Decline Dumbbell Bench Press

Shoulder hurt during flat or incline press? Maybe it is time to try the decline press! Known in gym folklore to be the go-to exercise to build your lower pecs, the decline bench press is a great exercise to try if the flat or incline presses give you pain or troubles. Set it up just […]

Bulgarian Split Squats

When I hurt my back doing front squats, I needed some exercises to hit my legs hard without putting pressure on my lower back. Split squats were the answer!  Rear foot elevated split squats (Bulgarian split squats) are a variation that will really get your legs burning. Split squats can build your quads and glutes […]