Working Out

Working Out on the Beach

Working Out on the BeachIt is summertime and you might not feel like working out in the gym or even in your home. How about taking it to the beach? Working out on the beach will make your workouts fun and you get plenty of fresh air and sunshine. Who doesn’t want a day at the beach? There are... Read More »

What to Know About Grip Strength

What to Know About Grip StrengthHave you ever thought about the importance of having a good grip strength? A lot of people think that this isn’t something to worry about. However, developing one’s grip strength is an important part of a healthy lifestyle. As we get older our grip strength can actually diminish. Our hands were designed to grip things.... Read More »

Only Ten Minutes for a Full Body Workout

Only Ten Minutes for a Full Body WorkoutMan Doing Pull UpsOne of the biggest problems for most people when it comes to building muscles, reducing fat and generally getting into better shape, is being able to stick to a plan. You don’t need to have a complicated plan. All you need is ten minutes for a full body workout. You need to... Read More »

How to Perform Gym Exercises Safely

How to Perform Gym Exercises SafelyDo you know how to perform gym exercises safely in your workout? You have to be very careful with strength training equipment because it may not be the most effective or functional available. How do you know that the exercises you are performing are safe? Found below are some potentially dangerous exercises with suggestions on... Read More »

Matters of Resistance, Part 2: Training Hard

Matters of Resistance, Part 2: Training HardHow can you consistently train hard for maximum strength and gains? In our previous blog post, we discussed the importance of form, technique and the proper ways of determining the right level of resistance for specific movements. We also learned that no one can tell you how much weight you can safely push, pull or... Read More »

Powering Through Sets, Part 1: The Basics

Powering Through Sets, Part 1: The BasicsPowering Through Sets: What do you need to know about sets and reps? In our previous series, we took an in-depth look at what makes the perfect repetition. We discovered that there are specific rep scales a bodybuilder can use to achieve specific goals. Ultimately, it would be up to the bodybuilder himself to determine... Read More »

Demystifying Repetitions in Workouts, Part 2: The Perfect Rep

Demystifying Repetitions in Workouts, Part 2: The Perfect RepDemystifying Repetitions in Workouts: What are the performance secrets of superstar bodybuilders when performing reps? The number one advantage of veteran bodybuilders is technique. Because of their long experience in bodybuilding, amateur/professional champions have been able to learn or develop their own unique training techniques that bring them the best results. Of course, if you’re... Read More »

Demystifying Repetitions in Workouts – Part 1 Rep Scales

Demystifying Repetitions in Workouts – Part 1 Rep ScalesDemystifying Repetitions in Workouts: How can you perform the best repetitions while working out? A repetition or “rep” is the act of performing a specific movement that satisfies the completion of a single “unit” of exercise. For example, a bodybuilder performs one repetition of a dumbbell curl when he is able to raise a dumbbell... Read More »