Do Genetics Influence Fitness? It’s genetics this, genetics that – people like to use their “big bones” as an excuse of having excessive fat, or write someone’s good physique off just down to a “fast metabolism” or “unfairly muscular built”. It’s very true – genetics do play a huge role
You don’t have to be a personal trainer or a doctor to know what testosterone is – it’s got something to do with manhood, competitiveness, male sexual potency – alpha male features, right? It should be desired by all men and men with high levels of it should be on
Consistency plays a huge role in getting and especially maintaining a muscular and lean physique. In order to stay consistent you have to know what actions result in the body you want. Wouldn’t it be easier to stick to something tidily structured and calculated rather than random and chaotic?
Lower back pain – together with obesity shares the number one spot in “popularity contest” for the most common self inflicted health problem in modern society. What is the cause of lower back pain “epidemics”? In most cases simple and short answer to the question is – wrong posture. Due
Many people who do weight training find themselves stronger or weaker at some particular exercises. It can get frustrating after a while, when a lot of effort and emphasis on the lagging movement is spared but the difference still exists. Among others, one of important strength factors is muscle length.
Natural bodybuilding (find out about the importance of the natural bit, here) is the sport to build lean, proportional, symmetric and esthetic muscle and cut down body fat – essentially everything to have a perfect physique. There is no other sport that has physique development as the prime and the only objective.
Natural bodybuilding = bodybuilding WITHOUT illegal drugs, steroids etc. Do steroids enhance muscle growth, strength, recovery? Yes they do and they do a lot. Why on earth natural bodybuilding then!!? Here’s why: “The Russian Roulette” of anabolic steroids (especially when “played” inappropriately) can affect: sexual potency lead to premature baldness
When choosing your training there must be a strong reasoning behind every choice – the particular exercises, their order, sets, reps, rest, intensity, frequency, duration etc. Above all of those decisions the most important one is – the actual type of training and/or their mixture. What training types does conventional
Training – a physical activity, exercises tailored towards concrete goals: weight loss, boosting self confidence through improved physique, getting rid of/preventing health problems etc. Everyone understands that in order to achieve the body changes wanted, a hard work will have to be put somewhere in a process. Not everyone realizes
Ancient Greeks came up with such premises as gymnasiums (gyms for shorter) where people would work on their physical body development. They didn’t have expensive treadmills or chest press machines etc. but were ancient gyms any worse than current day overpriced commercial gyms? Why DON’T posh gyms secure good results? Training