If you’ve got diabetes, weight training can be a great way to stay healthy, and increase your metabolism.
How many times have you heard that abs are made in the kitchen? Not to sound repetitive, but what you put into your body has a major effect on muscle definition. Your meals set your energy levels for the day, boost your metabolism, and fuel muscle growth.
Everybody knows that if you want to lead a healthy life you have to work out regularly. Working out regularly helps combat mental health issues,it reduces your body fat, it improves your muscle health and raises your metabolism. It’s common knowledge.
During the 1970s routines which dually entailed high volume and high frequency were commonplace. Bodybuilders during that era trained each muscle group 2-3 times per week performing 30 sets or more within a training session, ultimately amounting to a total weekly training volume of 60-90 sets per week per muscle group.
After 30 years of smoking, 25 years of drinking to excess and 20 years of overeating, it still struck James as peculiar that the 28-day rehabilitation clinic he was advised to attended happened to be in a hospital.
Over the past few years I have heard a lot of different opinions on "overtraining", when it comes to being a competitive athlete or not. Here is what I have learned and my opinion based on some facts, things that I have experienced, and thorough research
When many people think of the word "counterintuitive" they sometimes interpret it to mean that something doesn't make sense. More literally, it means counter to intuition, and so it essentially means that something does not seem right or correct but it actually is.
When it comes to eating fruits and veggies, bodybuilders fail. Miserably. We’re so focused on protein, how much and what kind, or carbohydrates – we love them to bulk or despise them while cutting – wholesome foods like apple apples, bananas, cabbage and broccoli take a back seat.
IFBB Pro Tracy Hess gives us a quick tutorial on glute training. Tracy is prepping to compete at the upcoming New York Pro bodybuilding competition on May 10, 2015.
I would simply like to shed some light on the dark side of the industry. I personally don't feel that it is not talked about enough. The coaching industry can be a very positive thing and then also a very negative thing and the negative part is what people don't hear enough about.