Bookmark Website  | Free Registration  | The Team
The Lounge  | Champions  | The Wire |  Schedule |  Audio  |  Arcade  |  The Top Ten  |  Historical  |  Email  |  Video

Balls That Could Be The Remedy For Your Workouts


The attic door swings open.

Behind the ancient bumper pool table, beside the old Zim-Zam set and underneath the ugly pair of K-Tel skis lies a round, leathery object covered by two decades of dust. At first, it looks like an old, warn soccer ball or volleyball.

But to many fitness trainers around the world, that simplistic medicine ball is the answer to all their workout prayers.

Once an invaluable training tool for track athletes, fitness fanatics, and prizefighters, the medicine ball has been revamped from dormancy and is once again regarded as a workout favorite for many trainers.

The value of the medicine ball is that it targets your core strength - or the area that includes your back and your abs. Strengthening your core will directly fortify the joints in your elbows, shoulders, and knees, thus providing more raw power for your arms and legs.

So to put that old training tool back to use, try these abdominal exercises with the use of the medicine ball:

LEG RAISES: Get flat on your back and place your arms by your sides. Holding the medicine ball between your lower legs, slowly raise the ball until your legs are arched upward at an angle of 45 degrees (or approximately two feet off the floor). Slowly bring your legs (and the ball) back toward the floor as you squeeze your abs, stopping just an inch or two before hitting the floor. Repeat the motion for as many repetitions as you can.

SIT-UPS: Bend your knees slightly, keeping your feet flat on the floor as you lie on your back. Holding the medicine ball directly out in front of you, slowly lift your shoulders off the floor, lifting your upper torso until it's bent at a 45-degree angle. Slowly let your back drop down to the floor before repeating this motion as many times as you can.

For an upper-body exercise, try this exercise to strengthen the triceps and the chest with the use of the versatile medicine ball:

PUSH-UPS: Place your hands atop the medicine ball with the ball directly underneath your chest. Your hands, obviously, will be placed close together. Your legs should be straight back with your toes planted straight into the floor. Push your torso straight up from the ball until your arms are fully extended. Then slowly lower your upper body until it nearly touches the ball. Repeat this motion as many times as you can for a great chest and triceps workout.

Vitamins & Supplements - Find a large selection of vitamins and supplements for your nutritional needs. You will find supplements for all your health, sports, bodybuilding & fitness needs. We carry all major name brands. Copyright ApolloSupplements.com - MuscleMaster


MORE RESOURCES:

TIME

This Vitamin May Be Behind Your Acne Problems
TIME
Vitamin B12 is notably found in beef, dairy, and some fish. It's been used to improve memory and combat anemia. Now, according to a study just published in Science Translational Medicine and as reported on the Verge, it may be linked to acne. It's ...
Excessive Vitamin B12 May Result In Acne Breakouts: StudyInternational Business Times
Acne problem? Stay away from vitamin B12 supplementsHindustan Times
Vitamin Supplement May Cause AcneNewser
The Pharmaceutical Journal -South China Morning Post (subscription) -NEWS.com.au
all 21 news articles »


The Independent

Adult acne: Causes, myths and treatments
The Independent
Unfortunately for women, many of the triggers of adult acne are hormone related. Fluctuations during the menstrual cycle, pregnancy and around the menopause have all been linked to acne. Women who suffer with polycystic ovarian syndrome (PCOS) are ...
The Ultimate Guide to Clear Skin—Once and for AllMarieClaire.com (blog)

all 2 news articles »


Daily Mail

Beauty blogger shames trolls who bombarded her with abuse
Telegraph.co.uk
A video created by a former model subjected to hurtful comments over her acne has racked up more than three million views on YouTube in three days. The powerful video features comments made about Miss Ford's appearance Photo: Em Ford/YouTube.
YouTuber Em Ford from My Pale Skin reveals severe acne after wiping makeup offDaily Mail
'You look disgusting' - model with acne makes film of comments left on her blogLondon24
This powerful acne video may move you to tearsCosmopolitan UK
Irish Examiner -POPSUGAR -BT.com
all 56 news articles »


Fox News

Vitamin B 12 modulates the transcriptome of the skin microbiota in acne ...
Science Magazine
Various diseases have been linked to the human microbiota, but the underlying molecular mechanisms of the microbiota in disease pathogenesis are often poorly understood. Using acne as a disease model, we aimed to understand the molecular response ...
Study provides evidence on vitamin B12 and acne linkFox News
Vitamin B12 screws with your skin bacteria and could cause acneThe Verge
Too Much Vitamin B12 Linked to AcneLive Science
WTOP -WebMD -Newsmax
all 115 news articles »


Style.com

Acne Studios
Style.com
Jonny Johansson indulged his personal passions as he went about gestating this Acne collection. It started with his growing yen for surfing, an intoxication stirred on the wind-raised waves near his summer house, which formerly belonged to Ingmar Bergman.

and more »


ChristianToday

Acne treatment: Cutting out vitamin B12 supplements can help reduce acne ...
ChristianToday
Vitamin B12 may help improve brain, blood and nerve function but it can also cause a person to breakout. A study conducted by UCLA researchers showed that vitamin B12 alters the behavior of bacteria that causes acne, resulting in acne breakouts.

and more »


Hollywood Life

How To Get Rid Of Acne — 20 Products For National Acne Month
Hollywood Life
If you've been blessed with acne-free skin, you probably take for granted what the rest of us seemingly dedicate our lives trying to achieve — a clear, even skin tone. For those of us who do suffer from acne (an estimated 80% of people according to ...
8 Unexpected Causes Of Acne, Because Sometimes The Problem Is More ...Bustle
Acne, scar treatment highlights from World Congress of DermatologyHealio

all 4 news articles »


WWD

Acne Studios Men's RTW Spring 2016
WWD
Acne Studios creative director Jonny Johansson cast his 11-year-old son, Frasse, as the sole model in his fall women's campaign for Acne Studios. He continued the gender blurring with his spring men's wear, his toothpick models lurching on their ...



Help available for adult acne
Baltimore Sun (blog)
Acne is one of the most common problems that send people to the dermatologist, and it's not always young people coming through the door, according to Dr. Angela Peterman, Anne Arundel Medical Center dermatologist. Adult acne isn't uncommon, and ...



Got acne breakouts? Don't eat these 8 foods
TheHealthSite
The age old saying 'you are what you eat' holds true for your skin. A poor diet can cause inflammation and lead to acne. While your food isn't the be-all and end-all cause of acne, you can blame some these foods for your breakouts. Pizza. A slice of ...


Google News


Advertisement



Section Site Map - Submit News - Feedback - Comments - Advertise with Us

Copyright © 2006 Luminati Inc. All rights reserved.