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
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
Correct posture, firm body form is the basis for heavy weight training. When you lift free weights there is no resistance machine that you sit or lay on – your own body has to be that iron structure holding big weight without breaking. Kyphosis affects on weight training One of
Running is the most popular way of exercising in UK. Everyone “knows” that running is the best cardio exercise, also “it is great” for weight loss and overall fitness. Let’s see if that is true. Running as a cardio exercise Running is one of many cardio exercises. It improves cardiovascular
These days, 4-week shuffle program seems to be a dogma. Most personal trainers focus on changing training programs every 4 weeks. It is a result of short sighted interpretation of sports science fact that after 4 weeks body gets used to the same training and stops adapting, so changing the
Super trio – squat, bench press and dead lift. Sounds like an introduction to a super heroes story – and it’s well deserved. The 3 exercises are used in power lifting – sport determining who’s the strongest. The trio represents the main, fundamental biomechanical movements – extending-standing up (squat), extending/pressing (bench
Due to aggressive and overloaded marketing sports supplements are becoming ever more popular amongst general population (those who acquire gym memberships and just start learning the “ABC” of training alphabet). Is it the right path though to focus on supplementation of your diet to achieve your results? What supplements what? The