Are bodybuilding workouts appropriate for athletes? The short answer is no. While there are aspects of bodybuilding that athletes can “build” into their training……..
People often ask about or chime in on training and mention "muscle confusion" because they heard or read it somewhere.
Let's be clear. It's not a thing. Even though the industry sells it, it doesn't exist. When you are challenged by a posture, position, or movement that's difficult, your muscles are not confused.
It’s important that you lift the bar EFFICIENTLY. Some of the strongest guys in the world would be embarrassed by a low level national Olympic Weightlifter in the Snatch and Clean and Jerk. One thing that is common among elite lifters is their ability to move a barbell with precision and accuracy while keeping the bar in very close proximity to their body.
There is way too much noise out in the nutrition and exercise world. You can't turn a corner these days without hearing and seeing the latest greatest thing everyone must do or they'll die.
I'm going to dive into 7 of the most common myths out there and provide some common sense answers to approaching them. Enjoy!
We love to program Reverse Hyper extensions and many of our remote clients don’t have access to a reverse hyper... here is a unique way to get it done with equipment that you typically have in your globo or garage gym and the key benefits of this movement.
Adding a pause to the squat not only increases difficulty & time under tension but comes with other benefits as well. Continue reading to learn more!
I’ve heard it before… especially being in the fitness industry. Gym membership numbers go up and people decide they are now “motivated” to change. It usually sounds something like:
I am going to lose 10lbs!
I am going to start eating healthy!
Have you heard of this new fad diet? I am going to start it!
I’m going to join a gym and then I’ll have to go….
Progress can not be seen on a day-to-day basis. But, progress is attained with day-to-day effort. Self-improvement must be a conscious part of your daily actions because it is cumulative. The things you do each day will build upon each other to make you who you are. This cumulative process can either be positive or negative, but that is up to you and what you choose to do.
The fitness industry in today's world is muddy to say the least. There are more certifications, qualifications, and fitness guru’s than ever before. Deciding to invest in a personal trainer is something that has the ability to change your life and is something that is deserving of your time and research. Below are 5 tips to help you make the right decision when hiring a personal trainer.