Workout Of The Day – What does your workout look like?

by on June 1st, 2015

Workout of the Day - Post Your Workout on Social Media & Tag Us for a free Leisure Fitness Training Shirt

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Lacrosse Strength Training – Balanced Exercise, Chest and Back Exercise

by on February 23rd, 2015

Lacrosse Strength Training - Balanced Exercise, Chest and Back Exercise

Strength training to perform sports better, in this case lacrosse, it is very important that we train the front and back muscles of the body so that the player can be balanced. Training muscles in the front of the body and in the back of the body reduces the chance of injury and improves performance of the given techniques involved in the sport.

In Lacrosse, it is very important to have strong arms and chest to shoot and pass with power and precision, and equally important to train the triceps and back of the body for balance to control the body and stabilize the player.

Chest Press Exercise shown on the Precor Discovery Series Selectorized Chest Press
Seated Row Exercise shown on the Precor Discovery Series Selectorized Seated Row.

Leg Press Technique – Get the Most out of your Leg Press

by on February 4th, 2015

Get the most out of your Leg Press Exercise

Dr. Paul Kennedy, Leisure Fitness Wellness Doctor, explains how to get the most muscular benefit when training your lower body using the leg press machine. Proper technique that will activate your most powerful muscle groups and improve your strength and balance.

High Intensity Interval Training with Tony Divirgilio

by on March 6th, 2014

Hight Intensity Interval Training

Tony Divirgilio, Personal Trainer / Speed & Conditioning Coach, walks through a High Intensity Interval Trianing (HIIT) workout session. The five workouts of focus during this session include the decline push-up (targeting your shoulders, triceps, and chest muscles), the dumbbell squat (for lower-body and leg muscles), one-minute cardio blaster (to increase heart rate and burn calories), legs-to-chest core workout (targeting the abdominal and oblique muscles), and the step-up (targeting the leg muscles).

Afternoon Workout with Dr. Paul – Lunges

by on February 20th, 2014

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Dr. Paul explains how to properly perform a lunge. Lunges are a great exercise to do when you are starting to feel a little groggy or sleepy during your work day which typically happens after lunch or in the mid-afternoon. The lunge will activate the muscles in your lower body and core and get the blood flowing and help you be more effective and efficient.

Afternoon Workout with Dr. Paul – Planks

by on February 5th, 2014

AfternoonWorkout-Planks

Dr. Paul explains how to properly perform a forward plank. The plank engages the upper body, core, and lower body muscles. The plank is a great exercise to tighten your abs, and strengthen your lower back.

Nutition & “Quick Set System” Workout Walk-through – Be Fit, Stay Fit America with Dr. Paul Kennedy

by on July 20th, 2013

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Dr. Paul Kennedy cooks a nutritious lunch. For lunch, he cooks a chicken dish that includes chicken breasts, assorted vegatables (cauliflower, broccoli, and green peppers), black beans, and brown rice.

Dr. Paul Kennedy walks Judy through a workout using the “Quick Set System” – training the check, back, shoulders, hips, and legs. Exercises include incline chest press using dumbbells, pull-overs for the upper back (using a selectorize machine), upright rows for the shoulders using dumbbells, leg abductions to work the outter hips via manual resistance, and leg curls using a selectorize machine.

“Quick Set System” Workout with Dr. Paul – Be Fit, Stay Fit America with Dr. Paul Kennedy

by on June 20th, 2013

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Dr Paul puts himself through the “Quick Set System” workout. Exercises include the barbell loaded leverage chest press for the chest muscle, the seated row using a selectorized machine for upper back muscles, the shoulder press using dumbbells for the shoulder muscles, the leg press, the leg extension, as well as the leg curl for the leg muscles, and curl ups for your abdominal muscles.

Bicep, Tricep, & Forearm Training – Be Fit, Stay Fit America with Dr. Paul Kennedy

by on May 20th, 2013

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Introduction to Strength Training of the Biceps – exercises include the straight bar bicep curl, the dumbbell concentration bicep curl, the straight bar preacher curl, the dumbbell preacher curl, the selectorized bicep curl, the bicep curl using rubber strapping and rubber tubbing.

Introduction to Strength Training of the Triceps – exercises include the tricep kickback (using dumbbells), the dumbbell tricep push press, the selectorized tricep push down, the selectorized tricep extension, the back lying tricep extension (using straight bar), and the tricep kickback using rubber strapping.

Introduction to Strength Training of the Forearm Muscles – exercises include the straight bar forearm curl, the dumbbell forearm curl, the straight bar wrist extensions, the dumbbell wrist extensions, forearm curl using rubber strapping, wrist extensions using rubber strapping.

Abs & Lower Back Training – Be Fit, Stay Fit America with Dr. Paul Kennedy

by on April 2nd, 2013

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Introduction to strength training of the Abs & Lower Back using the “Quick Set System” – exercises include the curl up, the twisting curl up, the hip lift, the curl up with slant board, the curl up on exercise ball, for your abdominal muscles. Lower back exercises include hyper-extensions (using a hyper-extension machine, selectorize back extension machine, an exercise ball, and body weight).

Shoulders, Hips & Legs Training – Be Fit, Stay Fit America with Dr. Paul Kennedy

by on February 2nd, 2013

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Part 2 of strength training of the Shoulders Muscle using the “Quick Set System” – exercises include the shrug (via barbells, dumbbells, and rubber tubbing).

Introduction to strength training of the Hip Muscle using the “Quick Set System” – exercises include the squat (via barbells and body weight), the lunge (using dumbbells), leg press (using a back-lying barbell leg press machine), leg press (using a selectorize leg press machine), hip abductions, and hip extensions.

Upper Back & Shoulder Training – Be Fit, Stay Fit America with Dr. Paul Kennedy

by on January 2nd, 2013

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Part 2 of strength training of the Upper Back Muscle using the “Quick Set System” – exercises include the chin-up/pull-up,and the assisted chin-up/pull-up.

Introduction to strength training of the Shoulder Muscle using the “Quick Set System” – exercises include the lateral raise (via the selectorize lateral raise machine, dumbbells, and rubber tubing), seated press (using a selectorize seated press machine, dumbbells, and rubber tubing), the Barbell Loaded Leverage Seated Press, the upright row (using barbells and rubber tubing).

Chest & Upper Back Training – Be Fit, Stay Fit America with Dr. Paul Kennedy

by on December 2nd, 2012

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Part 2 of strength training of the Chest Muscle using the “Quick Set System” – exercises include the chest press via barbell-loaded leverage machine, chest press via push-ups, and chest press via rubber straps.

Introduction to strength training of the Upper Back Muscle using the “Quick Set System” – exercises include the seated row on a selectorize machine, the pullover, lat pull-downs via a barbell-loaded leverage machine, lat pull-downs via a single station lat pull-down selectorize machine, single-arm bent rows via dumbbells and rubber straps.

Chest Training: Part 1 – Be Fit, Stay Fit America with Dr. Paul Kennedy

by on November 2nd, 2012

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Chest Training – Introduction to strength training of the Chest Muscle using the “Quick Set System” – exercises include the bent-arm fly via selectorize machine, bent-arm fly using dumbbells, incline bent-arm fly using dumbbells, and straight bench/chest-press.

The “Quick Set System” – Be Fit, Stay Fit America with Dr. Paul Kennedy

by on October 2nd, 2012

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The “Quick Set System” – Introduction to a system of strength training to get you in and out of the fitness center, or through your strength training routine, in a very short period of time – Making LESS weight do MORE physical work!