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Manipulating Weight Training Variables: Time Under Tension

In addition to the basic principles of strength training, a further consideration added by weight training is the equipment used. Types of equipment include barbells, dumbbells, pulleys and stacks in the form of weight machines, and the body’s own weight in the case of chin-ups and push-ups. Different types of weights will give different types of resistance, and often the…

Breaking The Myth Why Weight Training Works Great For Women

The effects of weight training aren’t always all good. Working your muscles too hard either through an excessive number of repetitions or by using too heavy a weight can lead to minor and major injuries. Fortunately, injury can always be avoided in weight training simply by being careful, pushing your limits gradually, and always listening to your body. That includes…

Fitness Tips The Basics To Body Weight Training

Body weight training builds strength without using free weights or gym equipment. It is a muscle workout that you can do at the gym, at home, or even at the beach. Without further ado, lets take a look at how to progress in weight training. I’ll start of with the two most popular then move onto a few more obscure.…

Benefits Of Basketball Weight Training

As the sport of wrestling continues to grow (with at least some thanks going to the increasing popularity of MMA), weight training for wrestling has become a very sought after. There are two major issues that I’ve seen with weight training for wrestling programs in my years of experience. MMA fighters, however, need to have strength, power, strength and power…

Resistance Training Vs Weight Training

Weight training burns carbohydrates as opposed to fat – thus controlling insulin levels (which are responsible for storing fat) – this could also result in a synergistic fat burning effect I hope you enjoyed the above videos on German body comp training. Now that you know more about high intensity weight training vs. cardio training, you can make a more…

Weight Training For Vertical Jump: Good Or Bad!

There are basically two types of weight training routines, each with a different end goal. The first one is body sculpting or toning. The second one is body building or bulking. While both can be done almost simultaneously, this is not easy. I wasted several years of my life adhering to this kind of uneducated nonsense. Over the last two…

Will A Weight Training Hob

Whichever of the two is your goal, sculpting or bulking, you need muscle definition. Weight training routines help build up that impressive muscle and burn fat that covers the muscle so you get definition. You can’t have six pack abs without well developed abdominal muscles, for example. In one common method, weight training uses the principle of progressive overload, in…

Quarterback Weight Training 3 Training Methods For Quarterbacks

Without further ado, lets take a look at how to progress in weight training. I’ll start of with the two most popular then move onto a few more obscure. After completely transforming his own physique and ridding himself of the health problems doctors advised him to “get used to” – Shark has coached hundreds of people towards their fitness and…

Fitness Weight Training

Without further ado, lets take a look at how to progress in weight training. I’ll start of with the two most popular then move onto a few more obscure. Evolution is easier to track if you include such sections n the weight lifting log. Mood variations may help with training or can ruin it. If you include a section for…

High Intensity Weight Training

Athletes began utilizing the many benefits of weight training to enhance their sport specific performance; cross-fit training then became the next craze for more “functional” strength and conditioning to the point where it’s widely known and utilized in the general public. Most people desire a trim body forgetting that a sculpted body is even more desirable and attractive than a…