Time Your Training

Time Your Training

The Best Time To Train For Maximum Growth

We’re all different, and, as such, there are no real absolutes in training. So when discussing best practices, it’s always important to keep that in mind. That said, there is research that backs up and provides answers to certain important questions. Like, what is the best time of day to train to maximize muscle growth?

Grab the Handle this way for Better Biceps Curls

Grab the Handle this way for Better Biceps Curls

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.

How To Boost Your Conditioning And Build High-Performance Muscle

How To Boost Your Conditioning And Build High-Performance Muscle

If you are too caught up in low reps, always using heavy weight and taking longer rest periods, you are likely missing out on some great results. Which means it’s time you added higher rep work and shorter rest periods to your program, because surfing the heavy weight/low rep and light weight/high rep wave is what breeds high-performance muscle.

Fast Curl-Ups for Ripped Abs!

Fast Curl-Ups for Ripped Abs!

Doing hundreds of sit-ups a day is not going to get you a six-pack unless your diet is in check; furthermore, there are better exercises for developing rock-hard abs than sit-ups! For example, it was discovered that out of all the possible abdominal exercises, hanging leg raises activate more abdominal muscles than traditional sit-ups. Exercise selection is important, but researchers have also added another component for developing rock-hard abs: exercise speed.

Building the Complete Athlete in 2017

Building the Complete Athlete in 2017

The first full week of the new year is officially here, meaning most are getting back to the gym to pick up where they left off before the holidays. Some may are just be beginning their journeys after a longer time away. Either way, you’ll need a strategy if you’re looking to reach those goals you set. Here’s one to help enhance your physique and make 2017 count at it’s best.

5 Pressing Movements for Building Serious Strength

5 Pressing Movements for Building Serious Strength

If you are looking to dig yourself out of your training rut with some new exercises you’ve never performed before, these 5 pressing movements are a great place to start. You can implement any of these movements into your press day, upper body day, or chest-only day to switch up your training and fire up some new, fresh strength gains.

Get the Chest You Should Have

Get the Chest You Should Have

Even though Monday aka national chest/bench press day has passed, the training of the pecs is still a very valid topic any given day in Gym America.

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