Archive | November, 2007

Exercise Staging

Exercise staging is an area for publishing new exercises as they are observed or created. Staging is an operational term for moving information, material, equipment, personnel or strategic items forward in proximity for preparation for use. When a new exercise is recognized, noted or invented; Exercise-Reports.com will publish the new information in this column. The […]

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Ryan Kennelly Bench Press: 405 LBS X 20

Ryan Kennelly, American powerlifter performing a bench press of 405 pounds for 20 reps …

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Gene Rychlak Jr World Record Bench Press Assisted

Gene Rychlak Jr Benching the world record 1010 LBS at the APF Metal Militia Memorial Powerlifting Contest …

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Bench Press

The bench press is a weightlifting event and weight training exercise that uses arm and chest muscles and  focuses on the development of the pectoralis muscles, anterior deltoids, middle deltoids, serratus anterior, coracobrachialis, triceps, trapezius, biceps and forearm muscles. The motion especially challenges the muscles of the chest. The bench press is one of the […]

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Body Part Exercises

The “Body Part Exercise” section of Exercise-Reports.com is designed to help exercisers with  selecting and understanding exercises that are specific for certain body regions. Exercises in a gym or fitness center are often organized by body part. Exercisers talk about working out a certain area of the body (“What are you working on today?”).  Even […]

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Thumbs

The thumb, unlike other fingers, is opposable, in that it is the only digit on the human hand which is able to oppose or turn back against the other four fingers, and thus enables the hand to refine its grip to hold objects which it would be unable to do otherwise. The opposable thumb has […]

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700 Club Pat Robertson on Yoga: Stretching Is Great, Mantras are Prayers to Hindu Gods

In Pat Roberston’s “Bring It On” segment with the reading of viewer mail on the 700 Club network, there is …

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CBS NEWS 60 MINUTES: Joel Osteen, Pastor Benches 300 LBS, Twice His Body Weight

Sequence of Joel Osteen bench press video stills from 60 Minutes broadcast of Joel Osteen interview by Byron Pitts on October 14, 2007. Joel Osteen is shown in a segment of his 60 Minutes interview on the Smith Machine performing a bench press for at least three or four repetitions at what appears to be […]

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Mixed Martial Arts

Mixed martial arts (MMA) is a combat sport in which a wide variety of fighting techniques are used, including striking and grappling. Modern mixed martial arts tournaments as a popular phenomenon emerged in 1993 with the Ultimate Fighting Championship, based on the concept of pitting different fighting styles against each other in competition with minimal […]

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Police Officer Human Factors, Requirements & Fitness

In most countries, candidates for the police force must have completed some formal education. Increasing numbers of people are joining the police force who possess tertiary education and in response to this many police forces have developed a “fast-track” scheme whereby those with university degrees spend 2-3 years as a police constable before receiving promotion […]

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