Pyramid Training For Strength And Hypertrophy

image of Bodybuilding.com Pyramid training, one of the oldest forms of weight training and bodybuilding, has been around the gym for over a century. During the late 19th century, athletes like Eugene Sandow changed weight lifting and strength training from side show performance to a science. The conventional method of pyramiding up in weight while … Continue reading Pyramid Training For Strength And Hypertrophy

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Cellulite pt2

Known in the scientific world under the name LIPODISTROFIA GINOIDE, cellulitis is the imperfection more common female, affecting about 90% of women.It is not a condition strictly related to weight gain, but to a situation of altered localized metabolism at the level of subcutaneous tissue, however a weight increase is from mention among the possible … Continue reading Cellulite pt2

Overload Principle: Training with Purpose

Originally published on HVMN by Nate Martins. How do you know you’ve hit a plateau?Have you trained for countless hours with sparse results? Strict dieting with little to show for it? Strength training without the ability to increase weight? When was the last time you hit a PR, anyway? Plateauing happens to athletes at all … Continue reading Overload Principle: Training with Purpose

Muscle & Strength Training Pyramid

La piramide dell’allenamento di Eric Helms La piramide dell’allenamento di Eric Helms (ricercatore scientifico e atleta in ambito fitness e natural bodybuilding) rappresenta le basi dei nostri risultati in palestra. Divisa in 6 livelli e alla base di questi:🔹livello 1️⃣ ADHERENCE - aderenza: quanto rispetti il tuo programma di allenamento? Sei constante nei giorni di … Continue reading Muscle & Strength Training Pyramid

The Three Metabolic Energy Systems

How you get energy; how you use it. We usually talk of energy in general terms, as in “I don’t have a lot of energy today” or “You can feel the energy in the room.” But what really is energy? Where do we get the energy to move? How do we use it? How do … Continue reading The Three Metabolic Energy Systems

Ass To The Grass

The Importance Of Full Range Of Motion In Exercise Full reps or partial reps? Each has a place in your training, but according to recent research, full range of motion (full repetitions) produces greater growth. The study entitled Muscular adaptations and insulin-like growth factor-1 responses to resistance training are stretch-mediated involved participants who trained for … Continue reading Ass To The Grass

Recommended Glute Exercises

My Favourite Top 10 Glute And 10 Single Leg Glute Exercises Trainers rarely agree on which are the “best” glute exercises, reasons for this include differences in hip anatomy and glute architecture from one person to the next and between men and women. What works best for you may not necessarily work for your training … Continue reading Recommended Glute Exercises

The Secret Of Getting Ahead Is Getting Started

The Secret Of Getting Ahead Is Getting Started - How Baby Steps Will Help You Reach Your Goal And Shape Your Body And Life   The search for the secret to success has intrigued mankind for centuries, then, during the late 1800s, Mark Twain published his personal interpretation:   “The secret of getting ahead is … Continue reading The Secret Of Getting Ahead Is Getting Started

NEAT = Non Exercise Activity Thermogenesis

Non Exercise Activity Thermogenesis or NEAT, is the sum of all energy burned by your body while NOT exercising. Sitting at your desk, standing upright, walking up the stairs, mowing the grass or vacuuming the carpet are all examples of NEAT. NEAT includes any type of movement that requires muscle contractions. Any activity that increases … Continue reading NEAT = Non Exercise Activity Thermogenesis

No Pain No Gain?

Gym Dedication And Natural Bodybuilding If you have spent any time in the gym, you have no doubt heard the adage “no pain - no gain.” The exercise motto is attributed to Jane Fonda along with “feel the burn” in her attempts to motivate her aerobics students in the early 1980s. But it also describes … Continue reading No Pain No Gain?