This weekend, like half of America, I was GLUED to CNN and their coverage of Hurricane Irma. Six million + are still without power, and it was a REALLY serious storm, no doubt and they had a team of reporters covering it, including Anderson Cooper in a fitted tee.
But reporter and jacked AF Chris Cuomo was on the air a LOT wearing a T-shirt (sometimes wet). Yes, the New York Governor, Andrew Cuomo‘s bro showed off his very nice biceps interviewing the mayor of Miami Beach. It was “BREAKING NEWS” and “Category 5 arms” non-stop. Some found it all a bit distracting, and felt a little bad of thinking such things during a disaster, but even with all of that water, Twitter was STILL thirty and had a lot to say about the jacked-up Mr. Cuomo.
(And in case you are wondering how he got so ripped and what’s under that tight tee, see Chris’s workout clip and fishing pic below.)
Many of you – especially the ladies – are asking me about pull-ups. Specifically, that they are too hard to do; that they are a man movement, etc. This is not true. I have seen many women go from doing none to whipping me in sets of 15. They are an excellent movement to build strength in the upper body, to build confidence and to tone arms and back (it is bikini and strapless dress season after all). This video was not shot well. Grrrr. BUT HERE IS THE GOOD NEWS: you can scale the movement and build up. The lowering I show you here is they key. You will build strength and increase the ability to do the concentric movement of pulling up. Take it slow and give yourself time. You can do it. I show you the different steps here. Yes you can use and assistive machine or bands but it is better to control your own mass if you can. Start elevated holding the bar and then fight the descent as shown. Progress from there as I demonstrate. Strong is the new skinny! Let me know your thoughts. #fitness #strong #girlpower #summer #hardwork
(Photos, CNN; via BuzzFeed)