Archive for October, 2011

Weight Loss Basics

Tuesday, October 11th, 2011

Ready to lose weight? Here’s a good read to start you off on the right path. Preparing For Weight Loss

How Much Should You Exercise?

Sunday, October 9th, 2011

How much should I be exercising? This question gets asked quite often and the best response can be found in this article. How Much Should You Exercise

4 Surprising Reasons Women Can’t Lose Weight

Tuesday, October 4th, 2011

So you’ve been busting your butt in the gym and eating a healthy diet, but the pounds just won’t come off. This article might point you in the right direction to solving your issue. 4 SURPRISING REASONS WOMEN CAN’T LOSE WEIGHT

Work The Entire Body…Not Just The Mirror Muscles!

Tuesday, October 4th, 2011

It seems to be a common practice for many gym goers to only work the muscles they see when they look in the mirror, (i.e., biceps, chest, and quads) and neglecting the muscles on the backside. Working the body in this manner can create imbalances in strength and poor posture which can lead to injury.

One way to make certain you train the body equally is to train opposing muscle groups together, (e.g., chest and back, biceps and triceps, or quadriceps and hamstrings). One of my favorite training protocols is “opposing muscle supersets”. Training two opposing muscles back to back without rest for three to four sets.

Whatever your method of training, don’t forget about the muscles you can’t see in the mirror!