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.
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.
Some of the most legendary physiques in history have employed a very powerful mental technique to help them achieve their goals : visualization.
Long gone are the days when you can use the excuse of, “I don’t have time to work out.” With this 10-minute AMRAP [as many reps as possible circuit], I’ve taken away that excuse.
Ready for bigger pecs and biceps aka the “beach muscles”? Whether or not you will admit it, we all want these muscles. Especially when it comes to the beach season.
Arnold Schwarzenegger and other well-known bodybuilders were known to perform 30-40 sets per body part. The split system was the exact opposite of the Arthur Jones training system, which advocated High-Intensity Training, acronym HIT.
Fitness is such an in depth topic, it’s easy to overlook adjustments that can boost the effectiveness of your workouts. But making small tweaks to your training can lead to big changes in your physique. Here are 5 simple adjustments to help you get the most out of your gym time.
Men and women push forward in “beast mode”, working the same muscle groups over and over again as far as sets and reps, and everything is high energy and movement. This is considered normal in this day and age, but it can actually undermine the overall efficiency of an effective workout.
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