Working Out And Training Hard At Any Age

Your ability to train hard and do challenging exercises should not have to change just because you are getting older. As long as you consistently work out and continue to challenge yourself to improve at each workout you should be able to continue to train with the strength and intensity of someone decades younger. Below[…]

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Workout Tips: Change Is Good

Making progress in the weight room requires change. Depending on your level of experience this may mean making changes every workout, week, or month. You may feel that the only way to make progress is to increase the amount of weight you lift at each workout. While this certainly works for short periods of time,[…]

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Exercise Spotlight: Barbell Front Squats

Front squats are a great variation of the barbell squat should be in your workout as often as possible. They are safe and relatively easy to learn and really emphasize your quadriceps, hamstrings, and glutes. Used by Olympic weightlifters for decades as a key assistance exercise, it high time that more of you training in[…]

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How To Stretch Before Lifting Weights

Doing static stretching exercises before you lift weights can decrease your strength, finds a study published in the January 2009 edition of the Journal of Strength and Conditioning Research. In this study, strength levels of subjects doing static stretches (i.e. stretching a muscle and holding for a set time) before lifting weights decreased the subjects[…]

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Complex Workout Training Made Simple

All You Need For A Great WorkoutLifting weights can be one of the best ways to burn off excess body fat and improve your overall fitness levels. One way to use weights to achieve these goals is to do a type of workouts called Complexes. This article gives you everything you need to understand what[…]

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Great Ways To Split Up Your Workouts

Are you tired of breaking your workouts into individual body part sessions that provide little more than a temporary pump? Do you need to more recovery time between workouts than full body sessions allow? If so, upper/lower body split training is for you. This article details its benefits and also outlines three different ways to[…]

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Exercise How-To: Cable Pull-Throughs

Cable Pull-Throughs are a great exercise for building strength, muscle, and flexibility throughout your hamstrings, glutes, and lower back. This makes them a great exercise for pretty much everyone, whether you are trying to get faster, bigger, or just want to make your legs and butt look better. All you need to perform Pull-Throughs are[…]

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