Resistance Training Techniques: Set Up, Execution, Safety Guidelines and Cues.

Whether you are new to resistance training or need to brush up on techniques, it’s always a good idea to review set up, execution, safety guidelines … Resistance Training Techniques: Set Up, Execution, Safety Guidelines and Cues.

How to Incorporate Progressive Overload Into Your Workouts

Unless you’re a certified trainer, the very best way to incorporate progressive overload training is to work with an expert who can write you a program that takes your goals, schedule and current fitness level and lifts in mind. But if that’s out of your price range or you’re do it yourself-er, the best way […]

Why You Need Progressive Overload

If you’re on the hunt for a way to maximize the effectiveness and efficiency of your workouts, all experts agree: Progressive overload is it. Progressive overloading involves intentionally planning your workouts so that every single session maximizes its strength-building potential. Typically, that means manipulating the weight, rep scheme, tempo or intensity of a movement. Could […]

What Does Progressive Overload Mean?

The key to gaining strength and building muscle, “the progressive overload principle says that in order for our muscles to change and get stronger, we need to work them harder.” That probably makes sense to you intuitively, but to understand physiologically why and how this works, you need to understand how muscle growth happens. During […]

The One Method Guaranteed to Help You Get Stronger

No shade to the mood-boosting benefits of strength-training. But if you’re slinging around weight and not getting any stronger, at best it’s a bummer, and at worst it’s interfering with said happy-making perks. If this sounds familiar, it’s probably because your strength plan lacks something called progressive overload. Never heard of it? I have a cheat […]

9 Weight-Lifting Myths It’s Time to Stop Believing

By Jaime Osnato Updated January 24, 2020 Do you avoid the weight rack for fear of getting too bulky? Skip strength training because you think cardio is the best way to drop pounds? If you answered yes to either question, you’re probably acting on faulty assumptions. Whether your aim is look better in the buff, […]

The Best Pre-Workout Foods and Snacks to Eat, According to Dietitians

By Kim Conte Updated November 27, 2019 Whether you like to exercise first thing in the morning or prefer to hit the gym later in the day, your energy levels and performance depend a lot on what you eat before your workout. Consider these eating tips to choose the optimal pre-workout foods and snacks to […]

Why You Really Shouldn’t Be Working the Same Muscles Every Day

By Jessica McCahon Updated January 15, 2020Reviewed by Aubrey Bailey, PT, DPT, CHT Go big or go home, right? If you’re looking to build muscle fast, you could be forgiven for thinking the harder and more often you train, the quicker you’ll see results. However, the opposite is usually true. Your muscles need rest to grow, […]

Being Strong For Life

Functional fitness has exploded in popularity with the rise of CrossFit, F45 and similar workouts, but it’s by no means a fad. These types of exercises develop the strength and mobility you need for daily activities like picking up heavy objects, putting something on a high shelf and even getting up from the floor. As […]

Burning Fat

Tip for burning more fat at the gym. Start your workouts with strength training and finish with cardio or HIIT. Another option is to lift weights at least three times per week and do cardio or full-body circuits on separate days. Make it a great day!!! Philip “FitGuy46”

Strength Training Workout

Try this workout. Flat bench barbell press 3 sets 10 Standing Cable Flyes 6 sets 10 Flat bench dumbbell press 3 sets 10 Pull ups 3 sets 10 Seated cable rows 4 sets 10 Bent over barbell rows 3 sets 10 Seated cable pull downs 3 sets 10 Hey fit family!!! Had another great workout!!! […]

FitGuy46 Strength Training Workout

Hey fitness family!!! Had another great workout which consisted of back and chest. I’m still working on getting my first clients. Trying to start a new career is hard and can be really frustrating at times but I’m not giving up!!! I will continue to blog and post my workout pictures, workouts and results to […]

Strength Training Session

Pull ups 5 sets 10 Seated cable rows 4 sets 10 Barbell pullover 4 sets 10 Decline dumbbell press 3 sets 10 Machine fly 3 sets 10 Flat bench barbell press 3 sets 10 Incline dumbbell press 3 sets 10 Hey there fitness family!!! Had another great day at the gym. Hope you guys get […]

Strength Training Workout

Good morning fitness family!!! My workout session this morning consisted of shoulders and biceps. Upright barbell rows 5 sets 8 Barbell shrugs 4 sets 10 Cable shrugs 3 sets 10 Face pulls 4 sets 10 Dumbbell curls 6 sets 8 Overhead cable curls 3 sets 10 Barbell spider curls 3 sets 10 Incline dumbbell curls […]

Strength Training

Today’s workout consisted of Legs, triceps, and calves. Leg press 3 sets 10 Kettle bell swings 3 sets 10 Leg adduction 3 sets 10 Leg adduction 3 sets 10 Leg extensions 4 sets 20 Tricep extension 4 sets 10 Diamond push ups 4 sets 10 Overhead cable extension 4 sets 8 Dips 4 sets 10 […]

Strength Training

Hello fitness family!!! Today my strength workout consisted of chest and back. Flat bench barbell press 4 sets 10 Incline dumbbell press 4 sets 10 Tricep press downs 3 sets 10 Seated cable rows 4 sets 10 Pull ups 3 sets 10 Lying barbell pullovers 3 sets 10 It was a great workout 👍👍👍!!! Make […]

Strength Workout Session

Hello fitness family. My strength training workout consisted of: Wall supported handstands 3 sets 10 (30 seconds) Upright barbell rows 4 sets 8 Barbell shrugs 4 sets 8 Cable shrugs 3 sets 10 Dumbbell curls 6 sets 8 Chin ups 3 sets 10 Preacher curls 4 sets 10 Barbell curls 4 sets 10 Working on […]

Strength Training Workout

Good evening fitness family!!! My strength training workout today consisted of: Squats 4 sets of 10 Kettle bell swing 3 sets of 10 Hip adduction 3 sets 10 Hip abduction 3 sets of 10 Walking lunges 3 sets of 10 Tricep press downs 4 sets of 10 Diamond push ups 4 sets of 10 Overhead […]

My Strength Training Workout

My shoulders and biceps training consisted of: Standing shoulder press, lateral dumbbell raises, dumbbell shoulder shrugs, standing dumbbell curls, spider ez barbell curls, incline dumbbell curls. Good evening fitness family! FitGuy46 here. Just wanted to share my strength workout with y’all. I’m an up and coming certified personal trainer in search of my first potential […]

Strength Training Workout

Good evening fitness family!!! My strength training workout today consisted of: Squat jumps, dumbbell sumo squats? Kettle bell swings, wall sits, tricep cable press downs, overhead cable tricep extensions, dips, seated calf raises. I had a great workout today. The gym was a little crowded but I was able to still get my workout in […]

Training Concepts

There’s so many things that goes into putting together a training program. So now I introduce to you the acute variables of training, which are important components that specify how each exercise is to be performed. 1. First we have the repetitions which is a complete movement of a single exercise. 2. Then you have […]