July 30, 2015
Typically, a lot of pre-season training articles talk about the exercises you can do to get your body back into top game shape. However, what you eat is just as critical to your sports-related success. In other words, having a diet that includes certain foods can help take you one level higher, making it easier to complete your workouts and pre-season training sessions. What foods are these? Here are some that are essential for a performance maximizing plan: Lean meats. By eating lean meats while in pre-season, you are supplying your body with top quality proteins necessary to building...
July 07, 2015
Deadlifts are a great way to strengthen your lower body as they work your legs, glutes, and lower back. However, sometimes they can cause pain in your lower back if you don’t use proper form. In fact, here are some common form-related issues that can harm your lower back if they aren’t corrected: Your back isn’t straight when you begin the exercise. Arch your back too much or not enough when you start to pick up the weight and you’ll likely feel some discomfort after performing your deadlifts. Therefore, aim to keep a straight line from your...
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November 25, 2013
It seems to be a fairly prevalent thought that any kind of strength training will inevitably make you excessively huge and bulky. This is definitely not the case, for if it were, there would be hundreds of millions of hulks stomping around across the globe. There seems to be a delusion, especially among women, that lifting weights will you cause to ‘bulk up’. In reality, if performed correctly, you will initially shrink by lifting weights. In general, a women’s dress size will go down quite considerably with weight training (and no dieting). This is due to the fact that exercise burns...
December 01, 2012
The process through which the musculoskeletal system is strengthened by using heavy resistances exercises is known as strength training. Strength training is also known as body building/sculpting, resistance training and weight training/lifting. Strength Training – its Benefits 1) Muscle fibers become stronger and increase in size. 2) Bones, tendons and ligaments become increase density, this helps reduce risks from injuries like sprains or breaks 3) Decreases risks from suffering bone diseases like osteoporosis or arthritis 4) Strength training increases the metabolism and body fitness level. It also enhances our physical appearance. How to go about building strength?...