People think you need gym equipment to really hit that lower body, but I am here to prove to you that that is not the case. In fact, you don't need much to get a lower body booty burn! Let me take you through this workout— and let me know what you think!
The glutes are the powerhouse of the human body. They’re essential for running faster, jumping higher, throwing farther and lifting heavier. Therefore, it’s obvious that the gluteus maximus consists of a very high percentage of fast-twitch muscle fibers, right? Think again.
In this article, I’m first going to show you why the common claim that “heavy squats and deadlifts are all you need to train your abs and obliques,” doesn’t make scientific sense when we look at the relevant evidence, and defies common sense when we look at how barbell squats and deadlifts apply load to the torso. Then I’m going to share with you five of my top abdominal and oblique training exercises.
One of the beautiful things about the hyperextension with dumbbell lateral raise is that almost every fiber in the back is activated in this exercise while also activating the hamstrings along the way. This exercise will help your posture, strengthen your lower and middle back, and improve the quality of your entire upper body
After the seemingly hours of cardio you did all winter, you might think your thighs don’t need much refining for the quickly approaching summer season. However, the thighs and hips may not be particularly firm unless they get a direct hit on a semi regular basis.
As a strength coach, it pains me to walk into any commercial gym and see some skinny kid performing endless isolation movements. I want to pull him aside and teach him the ropes. I’d show him how to hit those deep squats, how to hammer out some deadlifts, and how to press, chin, dip and row. Surely this would enable him to finally start making some gains.
Summer is right around the corner and with this time of year comes bikini-shaping plans! Not only are we trying to lose those winter pounds, but toning and shaping our backsides has also become a focus.
Chin-ups are one of the most bad ass exercises. We have dozens of women at our gym that make that one of their goals and are so ecstatic when they hit that goal. It makes you feel awesome, empowered and strong. Today’s article offers some simple ways to start doing chin-ups.
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.