Working the side of the body is very important to maintain overall strength and balance. Most of our daily activities involve the front/back motions, such as walking, running, bending forward, lifting things, etc.
The modern lifestyle with so much time spent in front of the computer and/or behind the wheel has ruined our posture. But thanks to the Pilates method and to the wonderful foam rollers, we can restore our back, shoulders and improve posture.
If you want to define the muscles around your shoulders, at the upper arm areas, this series of flex-band exercises is perfect for you. The resistance of the band is just the right amount to tone and define the muscles without building bulk.
Flex-band is a wonderful prop that can be packed along anywhere. It’s a perfect travel companion. There are so many exercises we can do with a flex-band; in this post we focus on one simple exercise that target specifically the triceps, the back of the arms, the areas that become jiggly as we age if we don’t do anything about it.
“What exercise can I do to firm up my outer-thighs?” It’s one question my clients frequently ask me. I am going to show you an easy yet very effective exercise that will firm up your outer-thighs. You can do this exercise anytime and anywhere without equipment.
Extensor muscles are the postural muscles, the muscles on the backside of the body that keep our body upright. In everyday life we walk forward, bend forward, but how often do we walk backward and bend backward? Maybe never.