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Try Different Forms of Exercise for Success


If you have always used free weights, then switch it up and try training with machines like "Hammer Strength" or "Nautilus". These are excellent weight resistance machines and they will really work your muscles from different angles and different intensities. You should always strive to find new and exciting ways to workout your body. Try doing all body-weight movements, which are a really great way to build quality strength. The military uses mainly body-weight movements during their training. These include pushups, situps and pullups. The three main body-weight movements will really give you a great overall body workout!

You can also choose from many different forms of training such as using workout bands. If you're just starting out, these are an excellent way to learn the basic movements and get the true "feel" to each exercise. Exercise bands allow you to get a full body workout with the convenience of only needing a very limited amount of space. You can review some exercises using workout bands below:

http://www.shapefit.com/quick-workouts-elastic-bands.html

These portable exercises are great for anyone who wants to workout at home or anyone who travels frequently. Using an exercise band, you can get a great workout in your hotel room, living room or anywhere else.

Kris Bierek is a fitness specialist for the health and fitness site http://www.ShapeFit.com where you can find FREE fitness tools like fitness newsletters, dieting tips, weight loss help, exercise questions and a free fitness analysis to help you get into the best shape of your life!


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