Your biceps don’t just flex your elbow; they also are a supinator your forearm. So, if we want to achieve maximal biceps recruitment when performing bicep curls with either a dumbbell or cable, we must do so in a manner that involves both elbow flexion and forearm supination. This can be achieved by holding the handle in a unique way that you’re likely not currently doing.
Today, just about everyone, regardless of fitness level or chosen method of training, is doing abdominal planks, as everyone seems to understand and appreciate their benefits and practicality— planks require no equipment and are easy to learn. That said, there is still a large amount of room for improvement.
In this article, I’m going to describe the basic physiology principles you need to know about cardio and strength training, and show you how to combine cardio and strength training in a unique and effective way to help you build a leaner and more muscular physique.
There’s been an ongoing debate as to whether it’s better to do cardio before resistance training in the same workout session, or to do resistance training before cardio. This article will tell you everything you need to know (and nothing you don’t) about the effect of different sequences of concurrent training (i.e., resistance + cardio in the same workout) on cardiorespiratory and muscular adaptations, and also settle the debate as to which sequence is best to use for the goal of maximizing physique development.
Your upper body pushing day is already giving you plenty of work on your pecs and shoulders, and since your upper body pulling day is already giving you plenty of work on lats and mid-back musculature, the focus here is to help you maximize the strength of your abdominals, obliques and low-back muscles. Learn how to use the Core 4 training formula in order to make sure you’ve got a core that’s strong in all directions.
We all anatomically have a washboard, and exercise can make that washboard stronger and harder. Remember: good-looking abs are revealed with proper nutrition, but good functioning abs are built with proper training.
You may be familiar with HIIT, you may not be familiar with Supramaximal Interval Training (SMIT), which may be a more effective training method for active individuals (HIIT or SMIIT is not designed for beginners) at improving fitness and performance.
If you are looking for a metabolic strength-training workout program that’ll accelerate your metabolism to help you drop body fat and get you better abs, look no further because the Strength Training for Abs Workout plan in this article has got your name written all over it.
It’s no secret that double leg exercises like squats and deadlifts are great exercises that help every guy improve his physique and performance. With that said, adding in single leg squats is a great way to make your lower body workouts more comprehensive and effective.