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You are powerful beyond measure

by Brandi

As the contests are approaching I would like to share with you one of my favourite inspirational videos. Enjoy.

Brandi

 

All About Dead Lifts

by Brandi

All about Dead Lifts

The Dead Lift is one of those must have staples to almost any exercise program. The Dead Lift can have many different roles in a program, it can be a functional exercise, a strength exercise, a stability exercise, a power movement, or even a mass builder. In this blog segment we are going to take a look at some of the most common variations of the Dead Lift and demonstrate how to perform each movement correctly for different results.

 

How to create a Body Building Posing Routine

by Brandi

In this blog segment we are going to go over how to create a posing routine for Body Building competitions.

 

POSEDOWN #8 - The Quarter Turns

by Brandi

In the final installment of POSEDOWN – how to perform the bodybuilding mandatory poses, we are going to take a look at the Quarter Turns.

The Quarter Turns consist of a series of 4 poses; the front relaxed pose, the rear relaxed pose, and 2 side poses (left and right). Bodybuilding Quarter Turns are not the same as Figure Quarter Turns, and the Men’s Quarter Turns are not the same as the Women’s Quarter Turns. First let’s take a look at how the men do it:

Below is a line up of some of the best Professional Bodybuilders in the world:

 

POSEDOWN #7 - The most Muscular Pose!

by Brandi

The Most Muscular pose is only mandatory for the male bodybuilders to perform so the examples used here will be featuring men. Female bodybuilders can use this pose during posing routines or introductions but it is not mandatory and will not be judged in any of the rounds.

 

POSEDOWN #6 - Back Double Bicep Pose!

by Brandi

Hello everyone and welcome to the 6th Cutting Edge Fitness Blog instalment called POSEDOWN featuring how to perform the bodybuilding mandatory poses. In this edition we are going to take a look at the Back Double-Biceps pose.

First, as always, we will begin with the feet.  Position the feet exactly as you would for a rear lat pose. I have included a diagram below:

 

POSEDOWN #5 - The AB & THIGH Pose

by Brandi

Hello everyone and welcome to the 5th installment of POSEDOWN the Cutting Edge Fitness blog series on how to perform the body building mandatory poses. This week we will be taking a look at how to perform the Ab and Thigh Pose.

 

Part 4 of POSEDOWN - How to perform the Lat Spread

by Brandi

Welcome to the fourth instalment of POSEDOWN, the Cutting Edge Blog series dissecting the proper execution of the bodybuilding mandatory poses. In this edition we will be discussing how to perform the Lat Spread. This pose is mandatory only for the men, women can incorporate the Lat spread into onstage presentations or posing routines, but this pose will not be included in the call outs for comparison rounds.

 

Christmas Sale!

by Brandi

Only Eight more days left to take advantage of a huge Christmas sale! 25% off all Personal Training Packages. Offer ends December 23, 2010.