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How to Strength Train Your Biceps

By Shane Piccolo Shane Piccolo Meet The Editorial Team Published: May 1, 2017 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

How to Train Your Triceps

By Shane Piccolo Shane Piccolo Meet The Editorial Team Published: April 24, 2017 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

Quitting Cigarettes Improves Chances of Beating Drug or Alcohol Addiction

By Lakeview Health Lakeview Health Meet The Editorial Team Published: April 5, 2017 Cigarette smoking is still the leading cause of preventable disease and death in the United States, accounting for more than 480,000 deaths every year or one of every five deaths. Smoking is especially prevalent among people with substance use disorders. While cigarette

Fueling Your Body For Addiction Recovery

By Daniel Crites Daniel Crites Meet The Editorial Team Published: March 28, 2017 Everyone knows or has an idea that a proper diet is a necessity. Whether your goal is to gain muscle mass, lose weight, or simply live a healthier lifestyle, everything comes down to nutrition. What you eat, how often you eat, and

Maybe weightlifting isn’t for you…

By Lakeview Health Lakeview Health Meet The Editorial Team Published: March 22, 2017 This may sound blasphemous coming from a fitness instructor, but maybe lifting weights in the gym on a regular basis isn’t for you. Weightlifting is not mandatory to live a healthy life. Are there added benefits weightlifting can bring? Yes. Can well-being

Uncomplicate Your Plate

By Shane Piccolo Shane Piccolo Meet The Editorial Team Published: March 9, 2017 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

Training Your Glutes – Muscle Monday

By Lakeview Health Lakeview Health Meet The Editorial Team Published: February 13, 2017 This week of Muscle Mondays starts a transition to the lower body. Starting at the top, we begin with three muscles that have significant impact on all lower body movement. These muscles are the gluteus maximus, gluteus medius, and gluteus minimus, and they are

How To Train Your Rectus Abdominis

By Shane Piccolo Shane Piccolo Meet The Editorial Team Published: January 23, 2017 Alright, onto the good stuff! The Rectus Abdominis is a prime target for training in nearly every workout plan. Why? The rectus abdominis is typically referred to as the “abs” and is the muscle revealed as the “six pack.” Exercise alone will not

How To Train Your Transverse Abdominis

By Shane Piccolo Shane Piccolo Meet The Editorial Team Published: January 9, 2017 Most gym goers have one goal in mind: a tight set of abs. However, what many do not understand is the picturesque physique of six pack abs does not equate to strong core muscles that will prevent injury and maximize performance. This edition of Muscle

How To Train Your Erector Spinae Muscles

By Shane Piccolo Shane Piccolo Meet The Editorial Team Published: December 26, 2016 Often times in training, the smallest muscles are the most important and the most forgotten. In the case of the back, the erector spinae are prime examples. The erector spinae are a group of muscles consisting of the spinalis, longissimus and iliocastilis.