About Shane Piccolo
Shane Piccolo has written 22 articles so far, you can find them below.

Can You Become Addicted To Exercise?

Can you become addicted to exercise?   It’s a fair question, considering that exercise is becoming more and more integrated into addiction treatment centers all over the nation. Likewise, our integrative health approach at Lakeview Health integrates wellness therapy and other forms of physical therapy in programs like our Pain Recovery Services program, which is a

The Insides of Alcoholism and Exercise

The Insides of Alcoholism and Exercise By Shane Piccolo, Certified Personal Trainer I have never struggled with alcohol or drugs, or been addicted by any typical means. I do, however, work in an addiction treatment facility’s wellness center, and am viewed as an expert on all things fitness and nutrition. I started exercising myself to transform

How to Strength Train Your Biceps

The biceps are another key focus of many people’s workouts. Curls Curls Curls easily replace the hit Motley Crue song, and gym goers wouldn’t know the difference. The two heads of the biceps sit on the front of the arm, start above the shoulder and attach on the radius below the elbow. The origin of the long head above the shoulder makes

How to Train Your Triceps

It’s nearly beach season and it’s time for men to get out there and get bigger arms! That means we’re going to target the biceps this week right? Wrong. If you want a massive arm, you’ll want to take a look at the other side, the triceps brachii. These three heads originate as high as the

How to Train Your Pectoralis Major (Pecs)

The Pectoralis Major is a focus of every workout plan. In case you did not know, the Pectoralis major starts on the sternum and clavicle and inserts on the lateral lip of the bicipital groove on the humerus. This allows the arm to abduct across the torso. This muscle is so important to people in the

How To Train Your Rotator Cuff

One of the most common injuries that plagues weightlifters of all levels is rotator cuff problems. Strong rotator cuff muscles stabilize the shoulder joint and help to prevent injury. In the world of internally rotated shoulders due to computer use and overtraining of “pushing muscles” the rotator cuff externally rotates the shoulder joint. Each of

How to Strength Train Your Lateral Deltoid

The lateral deltoid is a muscle that has limited actions. Starting on the acromion of the scapula, and inserting on the deltoid tuberosity of the humerus, the lateral deltoid abducts the arm to the side. Training this muscle properly will help to fill out shirts and give the muscle group a more rounded appearance. Follow

Anterior Deltoid Training: How To Build Anterior Deltoids Properly

Anterior Deltoid training is accomplished in many exercises, but strengthening them can be highly beneficial for upper body gains and overall health. Where Is The Anterior Deltoid? It is the front third of your shoulder originating along the lateral third of the clavicle and inserting on the deltoid tuberosity of your humerus. Common actions of this muscle are

Uncomplicate Your Plate

Nutrition is a topic that is overcomplicated if you make it. Day in and day out people struggle with questions about what they should or should not eat to stay healthy. The simple answer is this: eat it in moderation. Obviously in the demographic of people who struggle with addiction, moderation is not a term

How to Train Your Calves

The bane of many bodybuilder’s existence is the featured muscle during this edition of Muscle Mondays. The gastrocnemius and soleus are the two muscles of your lower leg that allow plantar flexion of the ankle. The importance of this muscle cannot be overlooked because without it, you cannot walk, run, or drive. In other words,