One important but often overlooked component in every guy’s fitness journey is the pace at which he executes his exercises. This should be central to maximum muscle stimulation. However, as I have noticed in my more than three decades of training, a lot of guys fall still fall victim to the trap of choosing a rep pace that only manages to stimulate minor muscle growth. And this is how, my friends, people often grind it
Often used in yoga and for sport training, a wobble board (also called a balance board) can be an excellent tool for rehabilitation from a bad ankle sprain. Ankle sprains are injuries to the ligaments that surround the joint. When the ligaments are damaged, patients may complain that the ankle hurts and feels unstable.
How does a wobble board help?
Wobble boards work to rehab an injured ankle in several ways:
Whether you’ve been training a long time or are just starting to get used to the healthy life (congratulations and welcome to the world of sweat and endorphins, bro), starting a new routine is something that we have to deal with every once in a while.
So say you want to add a new move to your routine, like doing sprints for example, what do you do? How do you start? In this
Just as a chain saw is more efficient than an ax, some exercises performed with cables and cams have clear advantages over their barbell or dumbbell equivalents.
Before you grab your pitchfork and cry, “Heresy!” rest assured that we’re not denigrating free weights. However, you need to understand how some machines fight gravity to stress your muscles through a fuller range of motion than dumbbells ever could.
What follows are seven examples of machine exercises that have distinct advantages
Are you trying to cut calories to lose weight? If so, you may be puzzled by all the numbers you see online and in magazines. It's hard to figure out precisely how many calories to cut to lose weight efficiently and keep the pounds off for good. But don't worry. Cutting calories is easier than you might imagine – but first, you have to get the facts.
So if cutting calories can lead to