I see too many people simply going to the gym, lifting heavy objects up and down, with no tempo control, using poor range of motion, not really even knowing what they are doing, or why. And they are missing out on a huge part of the muscle-building equation.
In this video, Kyle takes you through one of his favorite ab circuits. It's three exercise, each targeting a different part of the abs - upper, lower and obliques.
To maximize your fitness level, you need to train a number of different body systems. You need to improve your muscular strength, your bone density, cardiovascular fitness and stamina. You also want to maintain a healthy bodyweight. That is a lot of different types of training you need to do. All of those different workouts further complicate your time problems.
In this video series, Clarke takes you through four variations of pushups - ranging in levels of difficulty - that you can add to your next chest and triceps workout.
If you are having trouble not being able to get a pump at all, or you’re not getting a maximum amount of blood flow to the muscle you are working when you train, here are some tips to keep in mind.
There’s been an ongoing debate as to whether it’s better to do cardio before resistance training in the same workout session, or to do resistance training before cardio. This article will tell you everything you need to know (and nothing you don’t) about the effect of different sequences of concurrent training (i.e., resistance + cardio in the same workout) on cardiorespiratory and muscular adaptations, and also settle the debate as to which sequence is best to use for the goal of maximizing physique development.
If you follow me on social media, you find out real quick that I am a full-fledged squat maniac. I squat every single day now and wholeheartedly believe in the benefits, whether it’s simply completing the challenge of it or the noteworthy strength gains I’ve made while getting leaner. But there’s always a way to up the ante, and I’ve tried to find a way to do that— even while maintaining my squat everyday mantra. How have I done it? Pause squats.
Max Martini takes his training seriously – which is one of reason’s he landed a major role in this weekend’s “Fifty Shades of Grey,” the highly anticipated major motion picture based on the best-selling book by E.L. James.
High-intensity, explosive training builds muscle power, core stability, strength and overall fitness in less than half the time of traditional methods. If you’re looking to switch things up and transform your physique, this may be exactly what your body needs. The best part? It only takes 60 minutes, three times a week.
Having a strategy to this chest/triceps combo is important. I don’t recommend you performing big triceps movements like skull crushers and dips before you tackle a hardcore chest day. So how do we train these two muscles together, for optimal growth without affecting their true potential? Here’s the plan.