Browsing All posts tagged under »strength training«

5 Rules to Help You Choose the Right Strength Program

August 20, 2017

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You only have to search for ‘powerlifting program’ on Google, to see that there are hundreds of different plans available out there from a whole host of experts, world record holders and coaches. It is therefore understandable that … Read More

The Role of Weightlifting Belts in Strength Training

May 30, 2017

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Should you wear a weightlifting belt?  The answer depends on who is asking the question, as well as whether it would be an uninterested ‘I don’t care’, a condescending ‘no’, or an emphatic ‘yes’.  CrossFitters never wear a belt and … Read More

5 Habits for Explosive Workouts!

December 12, 2013

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Stimulate Your Nervous System Stimulating the central nervous system results in a surge in adrenaline levels.  Adrenaline is a massive energy booster, sure to rev up the intensity of your workouts.  With high levels of adrenaline in your body, strength Read More

The Basics of Bodybuilding!

May 14, 2013

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Bodybuilding is all about increasing your muscle mass through strength training.  Generally, this involves fixed weights, free weights, or hydraulic resistance machines; it all depends on personal preference.  Whichever style of training you choose the end results will be … Read More

Benefits of Weightlifting for Seniors!

March 31, 2013

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Many people see weightlifting as something simply for younger individuals, particularly men.  They see it as something that athletes do to become stronger and to increase endurance.  What many do not know is that weightlifting and other forms of strength Read More

Great Leg Exercises Many Men Ignore!

March 29, 2013

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It is a widely known fact that most men go to the gym to pursue two main objectives – bigger pecs and massive biceps.  The problem with focussing too much on your upper body is that there is a … Read More

Weight Training Burns Fat: So Why Do Women Make Excuses Not To Weight Train?

March 18, 2013

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Weight training is a very effective way to tone the body, reduce excess body fat and strengthen the body against illness and disease.  However, some women believe that weight training will make them look bulky. Only Cardio Burns Fat, Right?… Read More

Strength Training Through Capoeira!

March 4, 2013

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For anyone who has had the pleasure of learning about the way capoeira works, it would be clear as day that upper body strength plays a great role.  Although the martial art itself has a powerful life message at the … Read More

Exercise with a Chest Expander!

February 11, 2013

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Nearly all health experts agree that engaging in physical activity helps the body to remain healthy.  According to the CDC, adults should undertake muscle-strengthening activities at least two days every week.  Some good examples of the aforementioned activities include lifting Read More

How Bodybuilders Get Their Bodies!

January 9, 2013

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If you’re like most people, you’re probably amazed at the physique of a bodybuilder.  Odds are, if you work out you still don’t look anything like the bodybuilders that you see on TV and in magazines.  This is because bodybuilders … Read More