Solid Weight Training Plan

writing down plan

Developing A Solid Weight Training Plan As with most endeavors in life, developing a well-thought-out plan will increase the focus, efficiency, and probability of actually achieving the objective of the plan. This being said, developing a detailed weight training plan will provide you with the foundation and the vision for achieving your personal weight training…

Read More

Training with Free Weights

helpful workout tips

Training with Free Weights Strength training equipment is generally divided into two categories: free weights and machines. Strength training machines are usually designed to facilitate a limited number of exercises with a fixed range of motion and a limited number of weight choices. On the other hand, free weights are much more versatile, and can…

Read More

Weight Training Log

weight training log

How To Use A Weight Training Log Many individuals that regularly perform a weight training program utilize a weight training log. The intent of a weight training log is to track virtually all aspects of your weight training program. It can be used to gauge your progress toward obtaining your personal weight training goals. There…

Read More

Weight Training for Women

Muscle Toning

Weight Training for Women When most women think of physical activity for weight loss, they imagine themselves slaving away over endless hours of cardiovascular exercise and burning themselves out with “just one more session” on the elliptical machine. While cardiovascular exercises are certainly a crucial component of female physical fitness, strength training is of equal…

Read More

Weight Training Workouts-Advanced

single arm dumbbell biceps curls

Weight Training Workouts: Advanced It is assumed that anyone that is beginning an advanced weight training program has been lifting weights for at least one year. The intent of the advanced weight training program is to continue to build lean muscle mass and to develop muscular definition.  Prior to moving to the advanced weight training…

Read More

Weight Training Workouts-Intermediate

weight training

Weight Training Workouts: Intermediate This article assumes that you have been regularly and consistently performing the beginner weight training program for a period of at least 6 months or longer. There are two primary aspects associated with moving from the beginner to the intermediate weight training program. The first requirement is that you have had…

Read More

Beginning Weight Training

Beginning Weight Training There are a ton of different reasons why people choose to workout. Whatever the reason may be it is a move that is almost guaranteed to improve the overall quality of your life. People who work out on a regular basis have increased confidence, increased stamina, and higher energy levels. It also…

Read More

Body Building Cardiovascular and Aerobic Programs

body building and cardiovascular

Cardio and Aerobic Program When the uninitiated imagine a bodybuilding program, they think of an individual hard at work in the weight room, lifting massive weights and consuming plenty of protein in order to grow their muscles in size, density and strength. Although strength training and proper nutrition are indeed crucial components of a bodybuilding…

Read More

Advanced Programs for Strength Training

Lat Pulldowns

Advanced Program for Strength Training If you have spent at least six months regularly performing the Intermediate Weight Training Program, now is an appropriate time to decide between one of two options – continuing with your existing intermediate program, or graduating to the Advanced Weight Training Program. By continuing with the intermediate program, you’ll burn…

Read More

Advanced Programs for Body Building

Body Building Competition

Advanced Programs for Bodybuilding At the advanced stage of bodybuilding, you should already possess a solid foundation of structural strength, a thorough understanding of the various major muscle groups and how they can be manipulated through different exercises, and a developed ability to listen to your body and measure its progress as your bodybuilding program…

Read More