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Push-Pull Training: The Next Generation The classic push-pull split allows you to take advantage of higher frequency and volume. 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.

Running Center Welcome back, {* welcomeName *}! {* loginWidget *} Welcome back! The 29 Hardest Ab Exercises Travis McCoy/ Overview Think you’re hardcore -- or that you have a hard core? Prove it! These 41 midsection-mangling moves are some of the most advanced on the planet. They’ll help strengthen your torso from a variety of angles and in a variety of ways so you’ll be ready for all the movements initiated by your core -- which is just about every move you make! Top 7 Sources of Stress and Their Remedies Will Joel Friedman, Ph.D. Updated: Sep 29th 2011 Hans Selye coined the term "stressor" to indicate any event, condition or state of affairs that demands a change, whether desired or not. Both hypoactivity or doing too little (i.e., couch potato syndrome) and hyperactivity or doing too much, too quickly with little or no limits or boundaries Selye considered sources or "distress," or what most people shorten to simply call "stress."

7 track exercises to make you stronger and faster 7 track exercises to make you stronger and faster The speed 7 There is a way to accustom your body, to strengthen it so that speedwork is more negotiable. Why sports drinks are a bad idea Most people believe that sports drinks are the best alternative to replenish lost fluids and electrolytes when exercising, but that’s simply not true. Many sports drinks contain as much as two-thirds the sugar of sodas. They also typically contain high-fructose corn syrup (HFCS), artificial flavors and food coloring, none of which contribute to optimal health. Sugar After Exercise Furthermore, consuming sugar after exercise will negatively affect both your insulin sensitivity and your human growth hormone (HGH) production.

The making of an action hero body - Entertainment - Movies When I was hired to train an actor for an action film, the studio executives would express how important it was to transform their body so they looked like an action hero. That's why I made the decision to utilize the same method of dieting and training I used to win many of my champion body building competitions. Matt Damon and Kevin Spacey were extremely excited to work with me, which made my job a lot easier than it had been with some of my other celebrity clients. I have the actors do weight training in the morning and cardio at night. The purpose of separating the weight training and cardiovascular training for 6 to 9 hours is because weight training causes the body to secrete anabolic hormones (muscle building) and cardiovascular exercises cause the body to secrete catabolic hormones (fat burning).

Insanity Workout Drop serious pounds and sculpt sexy curves with Insanity, the DVD craze that lives up to the hype. The magic behind the routine comes from plyometrics: explosive, full-body exercises that rev your heart rate and ratchet up metabolism to torch megacalories and build lean muscle. We asked Insanity creator Shaun Thompson for his top multitasking moves to help you get an insane body in only 20 minutes. You'll need: Zilch.

Top 10 Deadliest Rampage Killers Crime We’ve seen plenty of movies, books and documentaries on serial killers, but not so many on those who are so efficient and deadly that they can murder dozens of people in a single day. Murder sprees seem to have become more prominent over time – notably the tragedy in Norway, which is as recent as July 2011. This evil act will no doubt happen again thousands of times in the future. What I have presented in this list is no more than the proverbial tip of the iceberg.

Videos Reach Your Fitness Goals Search Exercises of 52 Next ▸ The Ultimate List Of 40 High-Protein Foods! Pump up your protein intake, aisle by aisle, at the supermarket with's top 40 ultimate protein picks! Let us count the reasons we're obsessed with protein. For one, you need enough of this benevolent macronutrient to build and repair muscle. It also plays a role in revving fat-burning metabolism and reducing the hunger pangs that can lead to an attack on the vending machine. The Complete Guide to Workout Nutrition [Infographic] Check out Greatist's other Infographics and ADD this Infographic to your Website/Blog: Simply copy the code below and paste it into the HTML of your blog or website: <a href=" target="_blank"><img src=" width="600" height="5701" border="0" style="border:none" /></a><p>Get <a href=" and fitness tips</a> at</p> Love this graphic? Buy the poster through Greatist's online store! The Ultimate Guide to Workout Nutrition

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