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Sports scientists and researchers are experts when it comes to glycogen use in endurance athletes such as cyclists and runners. But they know relatively little when it comes to team sports,...
It’s not every day that you come across a strength training intervention study that lasts 40 weeks! What’s more, you seldom see weight training intervention studies in elite distance runners. For...
Although optimal rest interval is a key variable that’s hotly debated in any given weight training program, it’s surprising the lack of research that exists on the subject. This is especially the...
Velocity-based strength training dictates that the speed at which an exercise is performed can have a large influence on the power of the movement and resultant neurological & morphological adaptation
When it comes to weight training, there are a variety of factors that everyone wants to improve. These can all be lumped into power, strength, hypertrophy or endurance. Different workout...
It may surprise some readers to learn that soccer (or football for the purest!) is regularly the subject of scientific research, particularly in the past 5 years or so. Studies range from...
The notion that an overweight individual can lose weight by adopting a high-intensity training regime is not new. But just how little weekly exercise is required for fat loss is a hot topic for...
Periodisation has been a trendy word in strength training circles for some time now. In theory it makes sense, i.e. gradually increase intensity/volume, thus allowing the body time to adapt to...
There was a time when strength training was only the domain of muscle-bound sprinters, body builders and other strength athletes. But ask any of the top 10 finishers in the Olympic marathon,...
We’ve all experienced it…the annoying individual in the gym yelling loudly as they try to push out the last few reps of each set. Well a new study has provided good evidence that this subconscious...
When you break down a typical professional soccer match on a macro level, its consists of players running anywhere between 8-12 km per game, but on a micro level, it’s the limited short...
Endurance training approaches have traditionally centered on one of three models: 1) Threshold Training, 2) High Volume Training, and 3) High-Intensity Training. Most of these are relatively well know
September is finals football time, which probably explains why the current special September issue of the International Journal of Sports Physiology and Performance contains an array of studies...
Is it better to perform your strength and power training together in the one session (complex training) or on separate/alternate days (compound training)?
Ask most exercise scientists today whether the body burns any appreciable amount of fat during high intensity exercise and most will tell you it’s next to nothing. But a study just released is set to
Most experienced strength trainers will tell you if you want to gain size then you need to employ higher reps (i.e. 10-12), whereas if strength gain is your primary goal then you need to be...
Basic human nature dictates that when presented with multiple means of achieving a particular end, individuals invariably chose the option that seems most easy, takes the least time or requires...
Ramadan fasting, one of the five pillars of Islam occurs during the 9th lunar month of the Islamic calendar1. Throughout this holy month, Muslims are allowed to eat and drink only between the...
There’s little doubt that weight training plays a crucial role in the strength and conditioning of Olympic sprint track cyclists’ who are known so well for their incredibly huge legs.  But its less...
There’s plenty of reasons people cite for not getting to the gym. It can be something as simple as too costly or even the time and hassle it takes to get to the gym. For this reason, researchers...
It can be difficult to choose and settle on a workout regime, because there's so much conflicting information out there. One of the questions that stumps people as they progress through their...
Dynamic stretching is a new form of stretching rapidly gaining in popularity due to its proven benefits for performance (both explosive and endurance). Brazilian soccer is just one example of a...
While it is generally believed that a bit of exercise can help with a good night’s sleep, there is a surprising lack of research looking at whether this is true when it comes to resistance...
The squat is arguably one of the best if not the definitive exercise for any serious trainer. Due to its movement pattern, many trainers are warned however about the dangers of squatting past 90...
Skinny African’s & Ethiopians runners are not the average people you expect to see in your local gym. But is that because weight training is detrimental to their running performance? Well yes and...
Weight loss is often described as journey, with the attainment of the goal weight seen as the end of this journey. Unfortunately this way of looking at things fails to take into account the...
Researchers from the prestigious Collingwood Football Club and Victorian University are one of the pioneers leading the way in studying the numerous applications of the cost-effective and highly...
You’re not happy. It’s understandable. You’ve been spending your hard-earned cash on your gym membership and not to mention the sweat and tears you’ve been putting in. But you’re just not losing...
In the gym everything is controlled. The number of sets, amount of weight, speed of contraction/extension, number of exercises and so on. But on the playing field – it’s a different ball game...
Reasons for not being able to build muscle are many. They vary from anywhere between nutrition, training, to genetics. This is a list of top reasons why you may not be building muscle and potential...
If you've ever tried to lose weight, you've probably had a lot of people trying to tell you the best way to do it, and there's a good chance you've heard people talking about fasted...
Lots of people want to build significant amounts of muscle, but there are a lot of different and conflicting bits of information around. For a beginner, this can be extremely confusing when it comes..
The push up: it’s one of the most classic exercises for strengthening the upper body, but can it really match it with the mighty bench press when it comes to strength development? That’s the...
Watching your average 65+ year old pumping out his sets out at the gym in hast is not your average sight – most will agree. But brand new research out of the Clinical Exercise Research Center...
What is the central mechanism governing fatigue when exercising? That’s a hot topic in exercise science at the moment and one for which a few theories exist. The most recent study contributing to...
Resistance bands are an increasingly popular form of resistance training, with key benefits being that is cheap, portable and functional. But what are some key exercises that one can perform using res
Good exercise programming is the difference between making solid gains and injuring yourself. Although it’s easy to find a great program for free on the internet these days, there’s nothing better...
After discovering that the hexagonal barbell squat is best for power, Irish researchers recently set about determining the optimal weight load for producing maximum power in professional rugby players
One of the greatest challenges for coaches, competitive athletes and even novice trainers is how to best tailor training load so as to optimise training adaptations and ultimately performance....
Do you find yourself at the gym sometimes, lifting the same weight, for the same amount of reps and sets and feeling like there’s just no way this is going to get any easier? Which is frustrating...
Vertical jump capacity is a common measure used to assess power ability in a number of sports. Moreover, the vertical jump itself is frequently used together with other explosive body weight...
If you’re clueless, the gym can be a dangerous place. But even if you’ve been training for a while now, more than likely you would have been injured in some way shape or form when at the gym....
When it comes to most competitive sports, speed and strength are two of the most sought-after physical qualities in athletics. Funnily enough these qualities have traditionally been trained...
Just like food and diets, you’re bound to find trends and fads within the exercise and fitness scene. Let’s take a look at the top 5 exercise trends that will most likely explode into popularity in...
If you regularly attend the gym or prefer a bit of endurance exercise, it’s highly probable that you’ve heard of the concept of high intensity exercise (HIT) or high intensity intermittent...
More than anything, most guys want to know how to get bigger and more defined, so that they can resemble the fitness models and physique competitors that you so often see in the media. They want...
Elastic resistance bands have typically been use in rehabilitation, however, nowadays their use is more widespread with applications such as speed and agility training, strength and conditioning,...
Strength training has gone through somewhat of a periodization pandemonium in recent years with the advent of studies showing certain periodization schemes can produce superior gains in...
With more choice in compression garments than ever before, it’s good to see some research validating their efficacy for strength recovery following weight training. The study in question was...
Many people's exercise regimes are a combination of both strength and endurance activities. This is referred to as "concurrent training" and it is useful for many reasons. Not only does this type...
Aerobic exercise and resistance exercise both have their respective merits. While there are some that love one and hate the other, many individuals incorporate both modes of exercise into the...
Could something as simple as a regular 5-minute cold shower be an effective tool for fat loss? Sounds too good to be true – but you might be surprised to learn that there is a surprising amount...
A guy might lift every day, he might get massive, he might even start to intimidate other people a little (hopefully with his size and not his personality!), but there's still one thing in...
Work hard, get huge. Sounds easy, right? Unfortunately, as some people discover, when riding high on motivation and buoyed up by the excitement of a new workout regime, this is not always the...
It’s the question that almost everyone wants an answer to. Whether you pound the pavement or pump iron, burning some extra fat during your workout is a desirably aim for almost anyone. With the...
Body Weight Training is a form of strength training that doesn't use any form of free or machine weights, simply the weight of your own body. There are many myths and ideas surrounding the use of...
Bodybuilding is particularly difficult for those guys with an ectomorph body type. With a naturally raging metabolism, they find it difficult to put on fat, let alone muscle. Their bone structure ...
So you've decided you'd like to start lifting weights. Congratulations! You've taken the first step towards being fitter and healthier, slimmer, stronger and...
Crossfit might be one of the most popular and controversial exercise regimes out there at the moment, and there is a lack of middle ground between fierce detractors and loyal devotees. Crossfit has...
Thankfully there has been a massive increase in the number of women who lift weights. More and more people are gaining the health and fat loss benefits...
In the never ending quest to go further, faster, harder, longer etc, scientists are forever looking at new methods of training, diet and supplementation. One particular model/theory that has...
Although women are overall less strong than men, they actually have the same muscle strength per pound – they just have less of it. In addition, the quality of their lifts can be equal to men, the...
It’s a popular pursuit and one that’s been heavily studied, but is getting stronger just the same as getting bigger? Certainly not! Exercise physiology research has proven over and over again...
Are you going nuts because you’re injured and can’t train? Depending on your injury you may have been told by your physical therapist that you can’t put excessive stress on...
Partial reps are reps during which the weight is not lifted through the entire range of movement (ROM) of the joint. For example, during a bench press, the bar is only brought down half way, instead..
Laser therapy or phototherapy is the latest therapy under the spotlight for its potential to enhance recovery, prevent injuries and improve performance. Laser therapy adds to the growing list of...
In recent years, researchers have discovered that the elderly not only require a different approach to their protein intake but also to their weight training if they want to maximally stimulate muscle
What is the linking point between you and your weights? For the vast majority, it is your hands. In many instances amateur bodybuilders and athletes forget about the only thing that separates them...
It seems almost inevitable that injuries happen when we exercise or play sport, and the harder we go, the more likely we are to get injured. I'm pretty sure everyone's fairly familiar with good...
Tabata Training or the Tabata Interval has over the past decade gained massive popularity as a training style or method to increase both aerobic and anaerobic fitness. A favourite...
Regardless of whether you’re a bodybuilder or a strength athlete, sometimes plateaus happen. This may be due to a variety of reasons including genetics, nutrition, and/or technique to name a few....
Simply put, rock climbing is a group of sports that involves climbing rocks and rock-like structures. It might sound boring and simple, but can be one of the most physically gruelling activities out..
Tricking is a freestyle sport that focuses on aesthetic movements of the human body, drawing inspiration from a variety of martial arts (such as tae kwon do, wu shu, and capoeira), gymnastics, and...
There's no doubting the popularity of compression garments in a range of sports, but is there any actual scientific evidence showing they improve recovery and/or performance? You betcha there is...
Antagonist stretching is a new form of stretching that focuses on stretching the antagonist muscle group to reduce its neural activation and opposing force against the agonist muscle in a given exerci
Let’s face it, cardio is sometimes pretty boring, especially if you are doing the same thing over and over again. But there’s really no reason why you should limit yourself to one form of exercise...
While taking the occasional off day from exercise and healthy eating is good, learn why you should never have more than 3 days off
In contrast to traditional bodybuilding, functional training focuses on stability and balance as well as strength, with the central aim of improving function in everyday or sport-specific activities.
Various athletes and coaches have argued that if one trains for endurance and strength simultaneously, progress in performance will be slower than if you train for each one separately. This is...
Logical reasoning would argue that high-intensity interval training should not improve endurance exercise capacity. But a large number of studies have provided solid proof that's exactly what it does!
A large number of studies suggest that exercise which is high-intensity and intermittent in nature may be more effective for fat loss when compared to conventional aerobic-based exercise programs
One of the variables in weight training is the length of the eccentric and concentric phases of exercise movements. Now there is good research on the issue which provides some very interesting answers
CrossFit focuses on general strength and fitness, promoting the development of all-round skills and ensuring that at no point, individuals start to specialise. In essence, CrossFit aims to produce...
Research casts doubt on conventional views about the importance of intensity versus volume in maximising muscle gains from resistance exercise. Intensity vs Volume? What suits your needs?
The question of 1-set versus 3-sets for optimum muscle development has been around for ever. So its good to know there is some good scientific evidence that solves the questions once and for all.
Traditional advice says you have to lift heavy for significant muscle hypertrophy, but what if there was a way to stimulate muscle hypertrophy by only lifting 20% of your one-repetition maximum (1-RM)
In this article on running, we take a further look into the many types of injuries common to running and how you can best avoid them.
Running, as with all physical activity can help build up physical fitness which in turn can lower the risk of cardiovascular disease as well as a whole host of chronic diseases. It can help improve...
There has been a lot of attention on the idea of nutrient timing over the past decade or so and how it might be able to offer ergogenic benefits over that of the actual supplements themselves....
Deadlifts – The King of Hamstring Exercises. Hamstrings, along with calves and legs in general, are probably the most neglected muscle groups when it comes to bodybuilding and weight training....
The Positives and Negatives of Barefoot Training   In recent years there has been an increased interest in barefoot training. This has been considered a ‘fad’ by most professionals, however, it is...
Sportsmen, and specifically those involved in high contact sport such as rugby, put their body under physical stress on a frequent basis. They therefore need to make sure they are able to sustain...
This article discusses the importance of stretching for weight training and how to perform the most common and effective muscle stretches for the major muscles of the lower limb. Importance of...
Obviously not all body types are the same. Some people are tall, skinny and lanky, others are short and stocky. The concept of body types, also known...
This article discusses how to choose the right weightlifting footwear and the importance of good footwear during weight training activities. The ideal characteristics to look out for in...
This article describes the effects of varying foot positions on muscle stimulation and activation during barbell squats, as well as the ideal foot position and stance based on an individual’s...
Yoga and Bodybuilding As a bodybuilder or resistance trainer, the mere mention of the word “yoga” conjures up images of a room full of women, a couple of hippies, compromising and uncomfortable...
Muay Thai & MMA   When looking into all the different aspects of MMA, Muay Thai could be seen as one of the most significant. Not only is it the national sport of Thailand, it also has a large...
5 Training myths and fallacies The world of fitness and bodybuilding is seemingly riddled and surrounded by training myths and fallacies, purely derived from a lack of knowledge and understanding,...
Exercise during pregnancy Research has shown that conducting a regular physical exercise routine during pregnancy can provide many health benefits to both foetus and carrying mother. Before...
Top 5 potentially dangerous exercises (PDE’s) Weight training is in general, used to promote gains in strength, muscle size, power, as well as prevent injury by strengthening joints, and in some...
Compound exercises can be defined as a movement pattern that replicates common joint actions, applied joint forces and muscle fibre recruitment similar to those in everyday life....
Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu & UFC Brazilian Ju-Jitsu, or “BJJ” was relatively unknown before the days of UFC. But after BJJ black belt Royce Gracie took the tournament championship for three out of the...
What is FST? Fascia Stretch Training or FST is a type of training that emphasises the need to stretch the fascia surrounding our muscle in order to promote increases in hypertrophy. Before we...
Training Frequency & Skipping Workouts For those dedicated trainers out there, skipping a work out is blasphemy. It’s uncomfortable and I know some of us simply itch to get back into the gym. But...
Enhancing Your Performance Athletes and bodybuilders are always looking for new ways to enhance their performance. After all, a shaved millisecond or an extra kilo of muscle could mean the...
The abs are like any other muscle group. Depending on what you want, whether it be strength or endurance, you need to tailor your workouts in order to get those gains. Doing 100 or even 1000 sit-ups..
Stretching has long been ingrained into us as an activity to do before and after exercise, sport or other physical activities. The reasons to do so are varied and plentiful but does stretching...
Building lean body mass for beginners – The how to guide. As a personal trainer, I’ve seen some funny things in the gym. Every beginner or “newbie” to the gym is under common belief, that to get...
High Intensity Training What Are the Variables of Training? There are 3 main variables of fitness training: intensity, frequency and volume. Frequency refers to how often you train whether it is...
Training for Rugby & Bodybuilding - Is This Possible? Rugby and bodybuilding are two of the most physically demanding activities on the planet. Both disciplines require extreme dedication in...
The three key elements in building quality lean muscle are undoubtedly rest, training, and nutrition. Even though rest can mean not lifting for two...
The Exercise Ball or the more popular termed “Swiss” Ball was invented in the 1960’s by Italian Aquilino Cosani and was originally used by physiotherapists in...
Whether you’re an athlete, a bodybuilder, a recreational sports player or regular gym goer, getting injured can be a very impacting and devastating experience. From personal experience, a...
Exercise & Pregnancy - A Closer Look Welcome back to Part 2 of this exciting series focusing on exercise and activity during pregnancy. Part 1 looked at the safety and benefits of exercise and...
For muscle adaptations, we need sufficient muscle damage and also repair mechanisms. We also need adequate nutrients and coordination of hormones and other compounds in our body to elicit these...
Rest is best. We all know that adequate rest and recovery is crucial in helping us get the best results from our training. Without it, we risk the chance of overtraining, delayed muscle growth and...
We all know regular exercise is great for our health and wellbeing and these benefits continue even when one is pregnant. Yet for a lot of women, pregnancy can seem like the perfect excuse to skip...
Congratulations on taking the first step to a better and healthier pregnancy! While pregnancy comes with a whole smorgasbord of new concerns, the most important by far is your health. Your health...
Setting Up a Home Gym If you’ve ever thought about setting up a home gym, this article contains everything you need to know in order to get started! With the growing awareness of maintaining a...
The No Gym No Excuses Workout Is a Gym Membership Necessary for Fitness? It’s unfortunate that the sometimes limited knowledge of health and fitness leads people to believe that to exercise...
Boot-camp Training! An introduction Drop and give me twenty! This is how most people perceive a boot-camp, right? Grueling mud runs, grazed knees, tough crawls through threatening obstacles, and a...
Heel Spurs Heel spurs are a very common problem in Australia and worldwide. They are the most common cause of all foot pain and foot problems. Fortunately in most cases they are easily treated and...
This article briefly outlines the anatomy of the gluteal muscle group and its biomechanical role in the skeletal muscle system. It will also cover training the gluteal muscles from a bodybuilding...
This article will briefly outline the anatomy of the calf and its biomechanical role in the skeletal muscle system. It will also cover training the calf muscles from a bodybuilding perspective...
This article briefly outlines the anatomy and biomechanical role of the anterior (front) upper limb, the area known as the thigh or the quadriceps. It also discusses training of the quadriceps...
Common Foot Injuries Plantar Fasciitis is an inflammation of the foot, specifically at the heel and arch areas. This is often referred to as 'Policeman's heel.' Before discussing Plantar...
Foot and ankle injuries are very common in all sports, affecting both amateur and elite athletes as well as the infrequent sportsperson and ‘weekend warriors.’ In...
The term shin splints is a general term used to describe a number of conditions causing pain in the anterior aspect of the leg, also known as the shin....
This article will briefly outline the anatomy of the hamstrings muscle group and its biomechanical role in the skeletal muscle system. It will also cover training the hamstrings muscles from a...
Many people believe that gaining muscle and losing fat together is the best approach to take. In fact, it's very difficult, and achieved rarely. Lets discuss training for bulk vs lean muscle training.
Training For Power Muscle bulk, symmetry, proportion and definition are the key components of success in the bodybuilding arena. On the sporting field, these adaptations and qualities do little...
Training For Strength Mans strength is not always commensurate to his size: some bodybuilders have enormous strength and are every bit as strong as they look. Conversely, others look as though they...
Training for muscular endurance (me) for most bodybuilders and strength and conditioning athletes is way down, if at all, on the priority list. The main aim for these athletes is chronic hypertrophy.
With so many training systems to choose from, it can be difficult and confusing trying to determine which ones are worth investing your time and energy in, and which ones to disregard; especially when
In order to continually break through training plateaus and keep the body guessing, the training stimulus needs to be varied. Intensity, in relation to strength training, is generally expressed as a p
Deltoid Training For Bodybuilders. One of the fundamental aspects of bodybuilding is creating an illusion. That is, to give the impression that you are bigger, or wider, than you actually are. This...
The triceps make up two-thirds of the upper arm mass and are visible 90 percent of the time you are stage. The quintessential and much sought after striated horse shoe is a sight to behold, whether yo
A broad, thick, and massive back has often been the measure of a man’s strength. In the sport of bodybuilding, nothing is more impressive than a well orchestrated front or rear lat spread. Thick, well
Chest Training For Bodybuilders How much can you bench must be the most frequently asked question anyone who has been training for a while gets asked. The minute somebody finds out you are a...
Regardless of whether you are on stage or at the beach, few things catch the eye quicker than a tightly packed midsection. History it appears would have us believe that ‘carved from stone’ abdominals
Fully developed hamstrings are often the difference between good legs and great legs. When a bodybuilder hits a side pose it is the hamstrings that catch the judge’s attention: and why wouldn’t they..
Quadricep Training For Bodybuilders Let’s face it; there is no easy way to develop awe inspiring massive quads. You ask most enthusiasts of the iron game what their most dreaded weekly session is...
As anyone who has been training for a while can verify, the quest for diamonds, unless you have been blessed favorably by genetics, can seem a never ending road. All of the really great bodybuilders
Strength, power, endurance and hypertrophy are all muscular adaptations that are achievable via resistance training. The only thing that changes is the way the variables are manipulated. By variables,
You may wonder what are the bodybuilding basics, the stuff every lifter should know. But with the amount of information & misinformation available it can become confusing. Well here is a great...
If it has been some time since you exercised regularly, there are a few things you should consider prior to starting bodybuilding or embarking on your new fitness program. Some of these are as...
Common Bodybuilding Terms Ok, the first thing you need to know are the common terms you will encounter throughout the series. Find listed below the glossary of these terms: Abduction – to move...
Supersets are two exercises performed sequentially without stopping, to add intensity to your training. Use this appropriately for optimal gains.
FST is a pain-free assisted stretch that reaches down to the deepest levels – dramatically improving an athlete’s mobility and flexibility.
Before the days of anabolic steroids, the right combination of training, nutrition recovery and drive formed the basis of success. These principles were espoused by legends such as the...
When you compare the physique of a sprinter and a marathon runner, you may be surprised to learn that the sprinter is the one with less body fat! This is due to the fact that the higher the level...
Forced Reps are manually assisted reps aimed at extending the time under tension of a particular set. By having a training partner give you a degree of help to complete a rep of an exercise, you're m
Whilst it’s common for women to fear adding ‘unsightly’ muscle to their figures, weight training offers significant health benefits to women as a result of increasing muscle and bone mass.
Commonly, bodybuilders are significantly overtrained. For this reason, tapering, employed in periodisation, whereby training volume is reduced is of benefit to bodybuilders, as well as other sports pe
Ballistic Training is a technique where you explode a weight up in a smooth and controlled manner, rather than lifting it at a constant speed. This is done with reasonably heavy weights, so the weight
By gradually building up your workouts during the week, you prepare your body to be able to handle the shock of very heavy weights toward the end.
This technique involves completing a series of half reps in the lower range of the motion, a series of half reps in the upper range of motion, and then a series of full reps.
The ‘One-and-a-Half’ Method involves completing a whole rep of a movement, followed by a half rep, then alternating full and half reps until the set is finished.
What is The Flushing Training Method? The Flushing Method involves holding a relatively light weight steady at various points along the path of the exercise, forcing the muscle to maintain a...
What is the I Go-You Go Training Principle? In this method for increasing your training intensity and shocking your muscles, you and your training partner finish a set, and immediately hand over...
The bodybuilding effect results from full stimulation and innervation of as many fibres in the muscle as possible. Some muscles, however, are bigger than others and, when used in combination with...
This principle involves listening to your body and changing your training around to ensure that you are working with, rather than against it, for optimum gains.
Isotension helps a bodybuilder train and control his muscles, important for a bodybuilding competition. Neglecting this type of training may be the difference between placing or not in a competition.
The Stripping Method means that you reduce the weight you are using as you fail at the end of a set, so that you can continue to do more repetitions.
The Priority Training Principle is a Power Principle that involves giving a weak or lagging body part special priority in your workout schedule.
Staggered sets involve doing sets of a body part you want to train with increased intensity in between sets of other exercises throughout your workout.
Power sets are the kind of sets that a competitive weightlifter would do, with the aim of training for maximum strength and power.
What is an Ectomorph? In extreme cases, the ectomorph physique is fragile and delicate. The bones are light, and the joints and muscles are slight. The ectomorph is a linear physique with long...
What is an Endomorph? The body of the endomorph is round and soft, with the appearance that much of the mass is concentrated in the abdominal area. The arms and legs are short in length and taper,...
When training for bodybuilding, it is important not to compromise form, to ensure that you recruit the maximum amount of muscle fibre throughout a movement.
The pump is when your muscles swell up beyond their normal size, your veins stand out, and you feel huge, powerful and energised.
Each type of athlete usually has a predominant muscle fibre type, that being the type that best suits their sport.
Peaking ‘Peaking’ is the art of getting super lean and ripped. To most people, the art of peaking is elusive and they have no idea about how to achieve such abdominal definition, muscle...
Symptoms of Overtraining in Bodybuilders Overtraining is when you train too hard or too frequently for your body to recover from training. It is important when you start bodybuilding training to...
As a new mum getting your pre-baby body back may seem near impossible, but with a strategic approach, it is possible. It may seem difficult to fit in exercise with the ongoing demands of your...
Starting training at a young age is a great way to get fit and stay healthy. Getting advice so that you use the right exercise technique is a great way to start, and you will be well on the way to est
For some the extent of their bodybuilding training includes just the 'beach' muscles. For some, avoiding leg training is believed to make the upper body look comparatively bigger.
Have you ever met a big guy whose primary exercise is wrist curls? To add size fast, don’t waste your time on exercises devoted to small body parts, like biceps or calves.
Nutritional intervention will greatly limit muscle damage, enhancing muscle training adaptations and limiting recovery time between intense training sessions.
Multi-Exercise Sets is a simple and effective way to add intensity to your training.