With the seemingly infinite variables required for program design, identifying the optimal framework can be daunting. Complicating this process is the conflicting methodologies between two of the most sought after fitness goals: Gaining muscle while losing body fat. We hope to shed some light on this elusive pursuit with a detailed framework from which you can simultaneously achieve a muscular and shredded physique.
In this video series, Joe Donnelly walks you through some of his advanced chest training exercises, starting with how to isolate the upper chest with cable flyes.
As an intermediate to advanced trainee there are four keys to look for in any training program to ensure it is the right one for you. These will help you identify if your training program is providing you everything that it should. The real truth is that the best program is the one you are going to follow and get excited about on a consistent basis.
There are many athletes who don’t practice a solid nutrition plan but still display well defined abs. The key to ab visibility is a combination of development and low body fat.
In this video, Kyle Clarke demonstrates one of his go-to circuits for a great chest pump when you are pressed for time.
Time Under Tension (T.U.T) is the amount of time a muscle is held under tension. It is a set timing technique used to calculate the amount of work placed on a particular muscle. The main purpose is to increase muscle mass as well as strength and endurance.
Most guys work out because they want to minimize fat and look cut. Preventing heart disease, diabetes, and high blood pressure is nice, but it doesn’t get to the heart of why men train— to look fit and sexually attractive. Unfortunately, life gets in the way. Who has time for the two- or three-hour workouts necessary to look cut and buff? Wouldn’t it be nice if you could build muscle and cut fat by training only one hour per week?
So what really matters? We can wrap it up in two main categories: training and diet. For training, there are really two principles that matter most and yet they are constantly being violated.
Whether it's beach season or full-on off-season time, it seems like every guy in every gym throughout the world obsesses over chest training. While it’s a critical part of any program, it's not the end-all, be-all most guys make it out to be! If anything, training your back is even more important than training your pecs, delts and all the other muscles involved in the ego-boosting bench press.
To give you the best tools and information possible to embark on your quest for optimal fitness and a rock-hard midsection, we’ve gotten the lowdown from some of the fittest guys on the planet - all of whom have graced the cover of FitnessRx for Men. We asked them for their best ab-training tips and for any advice they have for people who want to start a fitness program.
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