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.
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.
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.
This exercise is safe, effective and excellent for hitting all three heads of the triceps on each repetition.
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.
Its a fact: a truly impressive back is about as rare as 5 foot NBA center or one hour of TV without the Kardashians. Why is that?
Hollywood physique expert Eric the Trainer's tip of the week is for building a big chest. One of his favorite exercises to accomplish this goal is the dumbbell press.
A University of Nebraska study found that 30-second-long intervals were better for building endurance and aerobic capacity than intervals lasting three minutes.
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?
Treadmills force you to exercise at a specific pace, while you can slow down when you get tired on a track.