When physical development is at stake, you just cannot ignore strength as a fundamental physical property to develop. Especially if you are in the game of weight training, developing proper strength is essential towards optimizing progress in the long term. In this short article, we’ll give you insight on how to structure your workout plan for the goal of developing strength. Understand Rep Ranges One of the most important things to do before creating your workout plan, is to
Training volume appears to be one of the factors that play a primary role in inducing muscle development stimulus. And though it is an important one, it needs to be properly combined with intensity and rest times. When you combine both, to create an effective working volume, you can start playing around with the numbers of sets and reps, to emphasize the development of certain body parts. In this article, we’ll take you through the basics of volume cycling to give you insight
If you’ve been in the game of training for some time, or are relatively new and are just gathering information, you probably know that training progress is only achieved by creating proper stimulus. And while you can look for workouts on the internet, there is one very important thing to learn and understand - What’s actually happening beneath your skin when you’re training, that leads to progress?
In this article, we’re going to look at the 3 most important factors in your
Besides carbohydrates, salt has been one of the nutrients in food that has taken a big punch to the face, being often demonized. And though excessive consumption of salt can lead to unwanted side effects, facts remain facts - Salt is a VERY important micronutrient for the body. As a matter of fact, salt provides sodium, which is tightly regulated in the body, meaning that if you have too little, you won’t excrete as much and vice versa - if you have too much, you will excrete
Protein is without a doubt one of the most discussed nutrients we get from food on a daily basis. There have been many debates and myths surrounding this nutrient, so in this article, our goal will be to tell you more about everything you NEED to know regarding protein. Is Protein The Most Important Nutrient? The word “Protein” comes from the Greek word “Protos” meaning “first/primary” and that in and of itself should speak about the importance of protein. Even more so, if yo