Double Progression is a fantastic methodology to layout a safe and simple way to gradually increase the intensity of any lift.
The true test of your mental fortitude will be whether or not you decide to continue your fitness journey, seeing only incremental change along the way.
Many people turn to salads when they decide they need to start eating healthier. Unfortunately, the restaurant world has created some pretty ridiculous salad standards and expectations have gotten a little out of hand.
When your training gets stale or you need to bust through a plateau, programming bodyweight finishers into your workouts is a great route to take.
This simple, but grueling, movement can help you get shredded and see surprising strength gains.
Well-designed programs build in what we call progressive overload to increase the volume and intensity in a gradual manner in order to avoid injury.
As I hit on in a previous entry, PPL Part 1, the Push Pull Legs routine is my favorite lifting program. Now I want to hit on two of the key ways that a PPL routine can be modified as lifters progress.
The PPL (push, pull, legs) routine is, by far, my favorite lifting program. The flexibility that PPL offers makes it a fantastic program for novices and intermediate/ advanced lifters alike.
Even a basic weight training program can, and will, help women get the toned physique they’re after.
If you take supplements, it’s fairly likely that you take whey protein. Recently, there has been a huge spike (all pun intended) in discussion about the actual protein content vs. claimed protein content in many of the popular brands out there. I won’t name any names (since that’s what Google is for), but some of the good guys and some of the bad guys can be found below.