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Fwd: Best Workouts for Stronger Bones. Slideshow: Exercises to Help Knee Pain in Pictures. Fwd: 16 Ways to Build a Better Booty. Myfitnesscloset. Fwd: [Blog] The 7 Secrets To Bigger Biceps. Fwd: Best Ways to Get More Energy. Fwd: 15 Ways to Fight Fatigue Now. Pinterest. Myfitnesscloset. Fwd: These Foods May Boost Your Testosterone. Fwd: Best Ways to Build Muscle and Get Toned.

Fwd: 9 Tips to Take Your Abs From Flab to Fab. 4 Tips for Getting More Out of Your Push-Ups. Sports Drinks vs. Water. Push-Pull Training: The Next Generation. The classic push-pull split allows you to take advantage of higher frequency and volume.

Push-Pull Training: The Next Generation

The problem is you'll start to experience local fatigue. When your shoulders and triceps are tired from other push movements, it's difficult to put up big weights in subsequent lifts. The next generation push-pull split pairs lower body pushing and upper body pulling, and lower body pulling and upper body pushing. This keeps local fatigue of smaller muscle groups from limiting your intensity on the big lifts. The next gen split allows you to train the compound lifts with a higher overall frequency, intensity, and volume than you could with the classic push-pull split. The Classic Push-Pull Split The push-pull training split allows a lifter to take advantage of higher frequency and volume: the push-pull split. Build Extreme MMA Endurance: Trainer Martin Rooney Discusses 'The Hurricane'! Hurricane Training For MMA Success Over the last number of years, some incredibly powerful hurricanes hit a number of parts of the world, and they have left devastation in their path.

Build Extreme MMA Endurance: Trainer Martin Rooney Discusses 'The Hurricane'!

This year was a record year not only for the number of storms, but also the severity of them. As devastating as these hurricanes were, the people involved have shown their resilience and the world has rallied around them. Fwd: Make Yoga Part of Your Weight Loss Plan. Fwd: Try This Ultimate 7-Minute Workout. Fwd: 12 Tips for a More Natural Workout. Fwd: Best Exercises for Your Knees. Fwd: 15 No-Gym-Needed Exercises. Fwd: Best Exercises to Tone Your Butt. Rebuild Aging Joints! Osteoarthritis—the age-related degradation of joint cartilage and bone—accounts for 25% of all visits to primary care physicians in North America.1 Most doctors today consider this debilitating condition to be progressive and incurable.

Rebuild Aging Joints!

Life Extension® members know better. In this article, you will learn about UC-II®, or undenatured type II collagen, a novel intervention for both rheumatoid and osteoarthritis. Because of its unique molecular characteristics, UC-II® acts as a kind of "reverse vaccine," one that regulates the immune system so that it stops over-reacting to proteins normally found in joint cartilage. You will also find compelling data from animal and human studies demonstrating how UC-II® improves mobility, reduces pain, and enhances quality of life for arthritis sufferers. This report is about UC-II®, or undenatured type II collagen. Your Joints in Health and in Sickness And that's when trouble begins. Chicken Cartilage Suppresses Joint Inflammation Summary. Boosting recovery: Solutions to the most common recovery problems. Eat better to improve recovery?

Boosting recovery: Solutions to the most common recovery problems

To boost energy? Why You Should Be Doing the One-Handed Hardstyle Swing. The one-handed Hardstyle swing is a great tool that builds explosive strength, powerful grip, and impressive glutes.

Why You Should Be Doing the One-Handed Hardstyle Swing

Although the same benefits can be found in heavy two-handed swings, the one-handed version amplifies muscle activation as the body needs to stabilize the off-center motion of the kettlebell. The Swing Is a Simple, but Multifunctional Tool There are numerous articles on Breaking Muscle describing the benefits of the Hardstyle kettlebell swing. 36 Pictures To See Which Muscle You’re Stretching - Page 4 of 4 - Freaking Love Facts. 24.

36 Pictures To See Which Muscle You’re Stretching - Page 4 of 4 - Freaking Love Facts

Standing Calf Stretch at the Wall Muscles emphasized: soleus and gastrocnemius. Initiate in the lunge position, having the back of your foot a bit turned out. Gradually bring the back of your heel to the floor to stretch your calf muscles. 25. The Rule of 90% When I was a pre-teen, I used to read a lot those Choose Your Own Adventure books.

The Rule of 90%

Each story was written from a second person point of view, with the reader assuming the role of the main character. After an introduction to the story, the reader was given choices about how the story should progress. For instance: If you decide to sweep the leg, turn to page 47. Hypertrophy Training for Athletes. Michael Boyle I train a lot of young athletes.

Hypertrophy Training for Athletes

These high school and college kids almost always need to gain solid weight in order to compete at a higher level. In the world of sports, hardly anyone is "big enough. " Bigger is generally better. To put it crassly, if the athletes I train don't get bigger and stronger, I don't make a living. And yet, I never train athletes with the goal of producing muscle hypertrophy. In other words, I want bigger athletes, but only if the new size is functional, and only if it comes with minimal gains in body fat.

Interval Training- HIIT or Miss? Michael Boyle Please note: the following article is based on the lecture Interval Training done at the 2007 Perform Better Summits.

Interval Training- HIIT or Miss?

The entire talk is available on DVD at www.performbetter.com. 6 Lifting Strategies That Always Work. There are a lot of experts out there – and even more armchair Internet experts – with differing opinions about effective weight training.

6 Lifting Strategies That Always Work

This has left many people with exercise ADHD. So let's take a step back and uncomplicate things. Here are six reminders about what works. How to Measure and Improve Muscle Strength. As trainers or coaches we all deal with strength in one way or another. All trainers understand that when their client or athlete works against a resistive load they are demonstrating their strength. Throughout the last year I’ve devoted a lot of time to studying and understanding the factors that go into strength expression. While this article sways more to the side of educational rather than practical I believe it’s important to have a basic understanding of something that we deal with every day.

Are You Strong? Standards of Strength People often wonder how they stack up against others in the gym. They want to know what lifts are good, if they have weaknesses or not, and if so where they are. So I thought it might be useful to compile some standards of strength to serve as a reference point. Whenever any sort of standards are put forth, there will invariably be some disagreement about them. I'm fine with that. On the flip side, some people might look at this chart and feel the standards are too high and out of reach. Push-Ups, Face Pulls, and Shrugs. Screw the Rotator Cuff!

That's right, screw it. 10 Reasons Bodybuilders Are Bigger Than Powerlifters. The most jacked powerlifters aren't nearly as jacked as most bodybuilders. As muscular as they may be, they don't achieve the same hypertrophy. The 4 Most Damaging Types of Training. 22 Proven Rep Schemes. Soft Tissue Work for Tough Guys. Tough [tuhf], adjective: 1. strong and durable; not easily broken or cut. 2. capable of great endurance; sturdy; hardy. 3. hardened; incorrigible. Knowing The Area Where You're Getting Fat The Most, Can Help You Get Rid Of It. Do your diet and exercise regimens really work, or are you wondering why you still end up fat, even if you've exerted effort in exercising?

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