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How to do a Dumbbell Bench Press

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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 3 Pronged Attack for Weight Loss – DIET

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Debbie J., MS, RD contributed this article –

Now that you’ve got your cardio and weight training plans in the works, it is time to tackle the final portion of The 3 Pronged Attack for Weight Loss: DIET. There is no one-size-fits-all eating plan for weight loss. The approach that works best for you will be one that fits your body, mentality and intended lifestyle. By choosing an eating plan that you can stick with, you’re more likely to achieve your weight loss goals. (more…)

The 3 Pronged Attack for Weight Loss – Weight Training

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Find Your Weight Training Plan

There are multiple angles you can take to attack unwanted weight, all of which can make a significant impact on their own. But why take only one angle when you can combine them to formulate a complete plan of attack? That’s what The 3 Pronged Attack for Weight Loss is all about: taking multiple angles or “prongs,” to attack and conquer the villain that is unwanted weight once and for all! One of those prongs is WEIGHT TRAINING.

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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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The 3 Pronged Attack for Weight Loss – Cardio

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If you’re familiar with The 3 Pronged Attack for Weight Loss, you know that there are three prongs to this amazing weight loss plan: CARDIO, WEIGHT TRAINING and DIET. Cardio is one of the three prongs since it is a proven method for achieving weight loss.[i]

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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 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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This is Your Body on an Alcohol Binge

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Debbie J., MS, RD contributed this article –

It seems that many people tend to overlook the ramifications of consuming large quantities of alcohol. In addition to the many major safety issues it can cause, it can also significantly impact your health.

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