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Jack Knife Sit-Ups

An oldie but a goodie, jackknife sit-ups can add an extra dimension to your abdominal workout. They can be performed with or without weights, in a face up or prone position, and with or without resistance bands.  A classic exercise that has endure the test of time, jackknife sit-ups or V-ups may be just what you are looking for to carve out and finely sculpt that six-pack you’ve been working so hard to achieve. So what exactly is a jack knife sit-up? Consider the jackknife; a compact device that unfolds into a multi-faceted tool set. Jackknife sit-ups get their name from the pocket knife of the same moniker – from a compressed position you unfold your body, and then compress it again.  Also known as V-Ups, this abdominal exercise works all the quadrants of the abdomen and done correctly, requires extraordinary focus and strength to isolate the muscles of the torso. Begin In Jackknife Position Before we talk about weights, resistance bands, balls or other accessories that you can you to enhance V-Ups, let’s start at the beginning. Laying on your back, extend your legs fully and reach your arms over your head. Now pull your shoulders away from your ears, keeping your arms extended. This helps isolate and contract the abdominal. Now exhale and pull your navel to your spine, keeping your abdominals contracted.  From this position, lift your torso and legs using only your abs. At first you may only get your legs and torso a few inches off the ground.  That’s ok. It means you’re doing it correctly! Release back to the floor and do it again, focusing on using your abs to lift your legs and torso. When you start engaging your hip flexors and using your neck and shoulders for lift, you aren’t doing the exercise correctly and you may injure yourself. Practice makes perfect, so keep trying. These V-ups build strength quickly, so before long you’ll have great form and be able to switch things up a bit. Enhancing Jackknife Sit-Ups These abdominals exercise can be frustrating, so one way to get the full benefit without the hassle is to use an inflated ball.  In plank position, place the top of the ball at your shins and flex your feet over the end of the ball to stabilize it. Using your abdominals, begin to lift your hips to the ceiling, keeping the ball glued to your shins, and coming into an upside down jackknife position. Lower your hips and roll the ball back the starting position. Repeat until muscle fatigue. You can also perform a modified V-up using a resistance band. This version is great if you are injured or want to isolate the obliques and sides of your abdominals a bit more. Wrap a resistance band around one foot and extend your legs. Holding the other end of the band with your hand, begin to lean your torso back toward the floor, raising the leg that has the resistance band around it. When […]

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All You Need To Know About Clenbuterol

Clenbuterol Hydrochloride (HCL), or often referred to as clen, is one of the more popular fat eliminating products available on today’s market. It’s a relatively popular yet controversial drug in the weight loss community. In the bodybuilding community, it’s one of the most commonly used steroids.  Endorsed and recommended by celebrities like Victoria Beckham and Britney Spears, people’s interest is peaked with what clenbuterol can do for them. There have also been several athletes who showed up with signs of Clenbuterol in their blood when they were tested for dosing. With everyone striving to be as small of a size as possible, it’s no surprise that people are hoping for a quick fix with Clenbuterol. Doing a quick search for the product brings countless pictures, reviews and stories of people who’s bodies have been changed by clen. Beyond weightloss, it’s also used to help treat asthma and other breathing conditions. You may be more familiar with its other marketed terms such as Dilaterol, Spiropent, or Ventipulmin. How Clenbuterol Is Effective Different Forms Most people prefer to take clenbuterol in tablet form rather than liquid, which comes in drops. A standard dose is typically 20mcg for both men and women. However, some men take it in 40mcg dosages. Taking it orally is the normal treatment for asthma. Other ways to use it are doing an actual injection which body builders use to have a slimming effect on their body. It’s also available for buying in gel form and often paid for via Paypal. Peptide is sold within the USA, but cannot be purchased over the counter at a store. Uses Most people associate clenbuterol with trying to lose weight or bodybuilding. It blocks fat production in your body, and makes you body use the fat to burn. However, an ever-increasing number of individuals are choosing to use medications like Clenbuterol as a treatment for breathing problems like asthma. Some body builders stack it, cycling anavar or t3 which both carry a pretty hefty price tag. Albuterol, Ambroxol, Ephedrine and Winstrol are known to be similar burners that some people find to be more effective. However, they have the same side effects including hair loss, as clen. It’s also very dangerous to consume any form of alcohol while on any of these drugs. Sopharma Clenbuterol is not only used to be a fat burner for humans, but is used for animals as well. In horses, and various livestock it’s used to decrease fat and develop lean muscle. In small doses, it also can help a horse who is having airway or breathing issues, in the same way it helps humans with asthma struggles. How to use it safely The drug Clenbuterol works best in a fraudulent business model. It is more imperative to set up a resistance to the dose than to gradually stop the cycle. For first time clients, 20 to 40 mcg for every day is viewed as a decent place to begin. For body builders, they sometimes work up to 120 mcg. […]

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