Fitness

Designing a Routine Part I.b for BACK

Building Muscle “To succeed in life, you need three things: a wishbone, a backbone and a funny bone” – Reba McEntire Symmetry is the hallmark of good training. Bodybuilders, physiques competitors, and avid gym dwellers strive for just the right proportions. The Back, comprising of multiple muscle groups, plays an important Read more…

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Fitness

DESIGNING A ROUTINE Part I.a

One-size-does-not-fit-all We’ve all done it. Scoured fitness websites, magazines, and the like for the perfect routine that will “Give you monster traps in 6 weeks!” There is useful information in a lot of those articles. Really. Plus some of those shredded, ripped fitness models are really motivational. The symmetry, the definition, Read more…

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Knowledge

Fitness Term (s) of the Day

EXERCISE Physiology   BUILDING MUSCLE Slow-Twitch Muscle Fibers     (Type I) – These fibers allow for sustaining over long periods. i.e. sets with lower weight/higher reps, body weight exercises, and marathon running.   Fitness-Twitch Muscle Fibers (Type II) – These fibers allow for greater force but fatigue easily. i.e. sets with Read more…

By jwilltrain, ago