Small tweaks in exercise form can lead to large increases in gluteal muscle activation, and this increased glute activation will lead to greater growth and development. Most gym goers have to learn these tweaks the hard way over the course of many years. In this article, I hope to expedite your learning curve by teaching you the best ways to perform popular glute exercises.
Today, I wanted to share some ways to get out of the cardio trap and also give you some quick, down and dirty sprint workouts you can do.
If the basic squat just isn’t your thing or you are in need of a program makeover, here are nine variations to explore. Whether you need to shape your glutes, tighten your quads or push your limits, there’s a squat for you!
Wide-grip lat bar pulldowns will rescue the muscles around the shoulders, back and scapula (shoulder blade) and strengthen the upper pillars of your postural musculature to turn back the biological clock.
If you’re not living and working toward the 80% rule, look at your lifestyle and start today to make a change. Usually it takes being extremely honest with yourself about what you want. Here are 21 quick fitness and lifestyle tips for you to help you get to where you want to go. Enjoy, apply, and repeat…
You don't have to spend countless hours in the gym to get back into your favorite bikini. Some of my best workouts are actually done while playing with my kids at the park. If you don’t have time for the gym or don’t want to work out there, it’s OK— there are other ways to burn calories and shed that winter coat!
Exercising regularly, healthy eating and drinking enough water are necessary to stay fit. But did you know that stretching has many benefits and contributes to your fitness goals?
Training like an athlete can be modified based on the level of the participant, but the basis behind it is to perform large muscle group movements, lift heavier weights than you are normally used to and have an overall plan that cycles throughout the year. Here are some specific details about developing your athletic movement training program:
Although any type of physical activity can have positive health benefits, the benefits of steady-state cardio training from a fat-loss (without muscle loss) perspective are often misunderstood and overstated. Especially because research has shown aerobic activity to be the optimal mode of exercise— over resistance training— for reducing body fat in a timely fashion.
Women are more quadriceps dominant than men, and therefore tend to have weaker hamstrings. And having weaker hamstrings makes females more prone to knee injury. So, by emphasizing the top seven hamstring exercises provided in this article, you won’t just build sexier, better looking legs— you will also build a stronger, more well-balanced lower body that may be less prone to knee injury.