Training

Overtraining & Overreaching

Overtraining & Overreaching

How to Prevent Burnout

Weight train long enough and eventually it happens to everyone— burnout. You find you’re experiencing session after session of disappointing workouts that become the complete antithesis of what’s intended. Rather than building muscle and lifting spirits, your workouts add a new ache and loss of gains— proving beyond a shadow of doubt that you’re actually weaker.

Celebrity Sweat Fit Tip Cung Le

Celebrity Sweat Fit Tip Cung Le

Get a rare glimpse of how an MMA superstar trains when Hollywood Physique Expert Eric the Trainer goes behind-the scenes with none other than Cung Le. Learn how Cung gets motivated, fit and conditioned so that he can stay the top of his game.

Overload Techniques That Make Muscles Grow

Overload Techniques That Make Muscles Grow

Brad Schoenfeld from Global Fitness Services in Scarsdale, New York concluded that drop sets, supersets, heavy negatives and forced repetitions are effective for maximizing muscle tension and triggering muscle growth in fast and slow twitch muscle fibers.

Barefoot Running Improves Running Economy

Barefoot Running Improves Running Economy

A University of Nebraska study found that running economy— the oxygen cost of running at a particular speed— decreased during barefoot running compared to shoe running on a treadmill and running track.

3 Ways To Make Gains While Being A Workaholic

3 Ways To Make Gains While Being A Workaholic

You work six or seven days a week and you don’t have time to make the healthy meals you used to, so now you’ve stopped putting on muscle. You hit the gym when you can, making sure you get a quick sweat before hitting the office, doing cardio and occasionally hitting the weights and yet you still aren’t making progress. Is it impossible to be a workaholic and still get in shape?