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How to do a Dumbbell Bench Press

How to do Exercises and use the Fitness Equipment at LA Fitness.

Dumbbell Bench Press

Sit on the bench with a dumbbell in each hand resting on your thighs. Next, lean back and straighten your arms as you push the dumbbells up so that they’re directly above your shoulders. Then, lower the dumbbells to the sides of your chest, pause, and then push the dumbbells back up to the starting position. Continue the repetitions for a duration that best suits your goals and personal level of fitness.


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The Sculpted in 16 Weeks Total Body New Year’s Workout – Part 3

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Congratulations, you’ve made it through the toughest part of The Sculpted in 16 Weeks Workout: the first month! You’ve made steady progress by working hard and staying strong and, as a result, you are starting to notice some incredible changes in your body! Now, it’s time to re-focus and set your sights on even greater feats with this new series of progressive workouts.

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How to do a Stability Ball Pendulum

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Stability Ball Pendulum

Lie on your back and place a stability ball between your ankles and feet. Next, place your hands out to your sides, and slowly lower your legs to one side while maintaining control of the motion. Then, reverse the direction to the opposite side. Make sure to keep both of your shoulders on the ground during the entire exercise. Continue the repetitions for a duration that best suits your personal level of fitness.


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How to do a Single-Arm Bent Over Dumbbell Row on a Bench

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Single-Arm Bent Over Dumbbell Row on a Bench

Place one foot on the ground with your opposite knee on the bench. Place your hand on the bench so that your upper body is parallel to the ground. Now, while holding the dumbbell at your side and maintaining a slight bend in your elbow, use your upper back muscles to lift the weight to your sides. Then, slowly reverse the motion and return to the starting position, again maintaining a slight bend at your elbows. Repeat for your desired number of repetitions.


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The Sculpted in 16 Weeks Total Body New Year’s Workout – Part 2

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Weeks 3 & 4

It’s time to take your Sculpted in 16 Weeks workout routine to the next level by adding compound movement cable exercises! By adding compound movement cable exercises to each circuit training workout, you are going to stimulate more muscle which will help you burn more calories!

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The 3 Most Important Diet & Weight Loss Tips

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Are you among those trying to lose weight this January? If so, you’ll be interested to see what was said when a loyal LIVING HEALTHY reader submitted a question to our “Ask Our Dietitian” section asking: “What are your three most important diet/weight loss tips?”

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How to do a Stability Ball Exchange

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Stability Ball Exchange

Lie on your back and place a stability ball between your ankles and feet. Next, reach up and grab the ball from between your feet and then lower your upper body and legs toward the ground, stopping a few inches short of touching the floor. Pause, and then return the ball to your feet and lower your legs and upper body toward the ground again. Continue for your desired number of repetitions.


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How to do a Med Ball Alternating Reach and Crossover

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Med Ball Alternating Reach and Crossover

Lie on your back with your arms extended behind you while holding a medicine ball, and your legs extended slightly off the ground. Next, lift your shoulder blades off the ground as you reach your arms across your body and simultaneously pull your knees in the opposite direction. Pause, and then slowly lower your body as you extend your legs and repeat the exercise on the opposite side. Continue for your desired number of repetitions.


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The Sculpted in 16 Weeks Total Body New Year’s Workout

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Weeks 1 & 2

It seems like as soon as the New Year’s Eve ball drops in Times Square, people start making their New Year’s resolutions, and for many that means losing weight, getting into the gym and working out more this year.

If your resolution is to get sculpted and defined, we’ve got just the thing to help you hit the treadmill running this January! This amazing 16-week workout will guide you along over the next 16 weeks and challenge your body with a progressive program that combines circuit training and cardio.

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LA Fitness New Year’s Eve 2015 and New Year’s Day 2016 Holiday Hours

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LA Fitness New Year’s Eve and New Year’s Day Holiday Hours

You may be wondering: Is LA Fitness closed on New Year’s Eve and New Year’s Day? See below for New Year’s Eve and New Year’s Day holiday hours at LA Fitness clubs in the United States and Canada.

New Year’s Eve Hours for LA Fitness

Thursday, December 31, 2015 – All LA Fitness clubs in the U.S. and Canada will be open from 8 a.m. to 6 p.m.*

New Year’s Day Hours for LA Fitness

Friday, January 1, 2016 – All LA Fitness clubs in the U.S. and Canada will be open from 8 a.m. to 6 p.m., unless otherwise stated below**.   All LA Fitness clubs in the U.S. and Canada will reopen at their regular times on Saturday, January 2, 2016. Please check the LA Fitness website at www.LAFitness.com for your local club’s regular hours.

KIDS KLUB

Kids Klub will be closed on both New Year’s Eve and New Year’s Day at ALL LA Fitness Clubs.**

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*Lake Success club will close at 11:59 p.m. December 30, 2015, and will be open from 8 a.m. to 6 p.m. on New Year’s Eve. Lake Success club will be open from 8 a.m. to 6 p.m. on New Year’s Day, and will reopen at 5 a.m. on January 2, 2016.

**All former 24 Hour Fitness clubs (see below) will be open until 6 p.m. on New Year’s Eve and will reopen at 6 a.m. on January 1, 2016. Kids Klub will be closed on New Year’s Eve.

All former 24 Hour Fitness clubs are as follows: Chandler – S Arizona Avenue/202, Gilbert- Val Vista, Mesa – Rio Salado Parkway/Dobson, Phoenix – E Camelback/N 32nd Street, Phoenix – E Bell Road/N 32nd Street, Phoenix – Metro/Metro Parkway, Scottsdale Road/North Scottsdale, Tempe – E Baseline/101.

 

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