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Bodyweight Exercise

Don't forget triceps

This week, we will learn two workouts for the triceps - the chair dip and the seated triceps extension.

Chair Dip

Step One

Friday, 9 March, 2012, 12:00am

Aerobic fitness takes a monumental step up

Monumental - Stair Climbing Game Free Rating 9/10

Lines get blurred with Monumental, the stair-climbing game. It is a fitness app, but the graphics are cartoonish, so you can almost imagine you are at home playing a computer game.

6 Mar 2012 - 12:00am

A new bag of tricks to help you stay fit

I'd always been intimidated by those big, brown, crescent-shaped leather bags in the gym.

Often a burly guy would hoist one up on his shoulders like an oversized neck pillow, then, grabbing it by each tapered end, whip it overhead back down on the ground like a professional wrestler body slamming an opponent.

4 Oct 2011 - 12:00am

Reach for the beach

Ah, the beach. With sun, sea and sand it makes for the perfect lazy weekend, but also a terrific - and free - fitness facility to get a great workout in.

20 Sep 2011 - 12:00am

Workout that fits the bill

The push-up is one of the best-known exercises in the world. It is practised at school during PE lessons, in the army and police force, and by athletes from a wide range of sports. But there's more than one type of push-up.

16 Sep 2011 - 12:00am

Short circuit your workout

Whether you're an advanced athlete or just starting out on a fitness regime, Davide Butson-Fiori says 25 seconds is just the right duration for each high-intensity strength or resistance interval of a circuit training programme.

16 Aug 2011 - 12:00am

Muscle in on new moves

Are you working out in the right way? Anfernee Leung, a strength conditioning coach and co-founder of Core Functional Fitness in Kowloon, gives his take on what works and what doesn't.

Bad move: lateral pulldown behind the neck

2 Aug 2011 - 12:00am

Stamina builders

This week we will work on 'frog jumps' to help you burn calories and build up stamina

Start in a push-up position on your hands and toes. Make sure your hands are directly under your shoulders.

Keeping your hands on the ground and your arms straight, jump forward with both feet.

Land with both feet outside your hands. Lift your head and chest up.

17 Jun 2011 - 12:00am

Flex appeal in the workplace

Sitting in front of a computer all day sounds like it should be easy on the body. It's not exactly manual labour, after all. But it's the little things we do that lead to pain.

The problems will probably be familiar to many: a strain in the neck, a spasm that shoots down to the shoulder blades, difficulty turning the head and a numbness or tingling in the arms.

7 Jun 2011 - 12:00am

Strengthen your legs

This week we are going to work on two moves - floor side leg curl and squats - to strengthen our legs. For every move, try to do four sets of 10. Remember to warm up before working out

Squats

Stand up straight, feet slightly farther apart than hips, and toes slightly turned out. Hold your hands to your head, with elbows out, to balance

8 Apr 2011 - 12:00am

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