The most important goal of training is to introduce physical activity into everyday life and improve our health. We train due to various reasons – to lose weight, gain muscle mass, increase stamina, endurance, improve strength results etc. However, not all of us can start training. There are a whole […]
Music during training can improve your results by 15%!
Music is actually accompanying us every day. We often listen to it at home, when driving by car, in public transport, walking, falling asleep or with the morning alarm to welcome a new day. Some songs make us sad and melancholy, others give us energy and willingness to act. Music […]
Step Ups for level up!
You won’t find better exercise for building the lower body than the squat. However, that doesn’t mean squats should be the only tool in your toolbox! Step up!Dumbbell Side Step-UpDumbbell Forward Step-UpBarbell Front Step-UpDecline Step-UpReverse Step-UpSome tips Step up! Recently, single-leg training has been championed as a suitable alternative to […]
When to change your training routines?
Year’s ago, Arnold Schwarzenegger advised his followers to change their weight- training programs every six weeks. The idea was to shock the muscles, which were becoming acclimated to the current training program. The muscles would become sore when the program was changed, and Arnold liked the feeling of being sore. […]
The Strength Workout vs. The Hypertrophy Workout
Get out of your comfort zone and bring the intensity that drives real gains, everybody knows this guy in the gym. A lot of us have been this guy in the gym. He’s hitting his ten reps, ten reps, ten reps like clockwork. Maybe he’s nothing his progress in a […]
The Best Exercise for great triceps!
What is the best mass-builder out for triceps? Some might argue that it’s the skull crusher because it targets the meaty, long head of the triceps. Some might be quick to say that it’s the cable press down because it effectively isolates the muscle. Those people wouldn’t be wrong but […]
4 steps to fix your Triceps
Most folks just recognize the triceps as the muscles that extend the elbow, and while this is true, it overlooks a key part of their anatomy: the long head of the triceps crosses the shoulder to attach on the supraglenoid tubercale of the scapula. It assists the more powerful latissimus […]
Why can’t I see any results?
So many of us settle for no results from what are often prodigious efforts. We strive, we strain, we lift, we eat and sleep and woke up the next day to do it all again. And despite that, the body we see in the mirror remains unchanged. What’s going on? […]
Gain amazing Strength with a Speed Training
Sprinting and change of directions work involve substantial ground reaction forces, and without adequate strength to provide eccentric control, unprepared bodies turn to mush. You have to have force in order to display force quickly. How does this apply to incorporate speed work in a strength training program? Is it […]
Do pre-workouts work?
Pre-workout supplements are one of the most frequently purchased by athletes. Often the divine qualities of maximizing exercise capacity are often attributed to them. Often, it happens to such bizarre situations that sports enthusiasts say that the training taken without a specific kick in front of him was not good […]
Music or Pre-workout to boost your workout?
Everybody listens to music, in the car, hanging out with friends or when you are home alone. And of course, music during physical activity cannot be forgotten; all the gyms have music on, people wearing headphones and even exercises based on music beats such as spinning classes! All of this […]
How to get stronger without lifting a weight?
Few men believe it, that you don’t need barbells, dumbbells or machines to build muscle; in fact, weight-training equipment often inhibits the process. That’s because it requires you to be in a specific location, which might explain why more people consider themselves runners than lifters. After all, running is the […]
ATD – estrogen suppressor
The thought about estrogen side-effects makes every man feel shivers. It shouldn’t be a surprise to anybody, as the scope of estrogens’ influence on the male organism is incredibly wide and the effects of their excessive activity are very troublesome and hard to reverse. Therefore, it is worth taking a […]
Exercise and sleep relationship
In a very important recent scientific study, the researchers from the Northwestern University’s Feinberg School of Medicine investigated a bidirectional relation between sleep and physical exercise. So far, mainly the influence of exercise on sleep was studied. Here, the researchers extended their interests: they looked at the issue, how sleep […]
Cardio trening – not as bad as its seems
Cardio is often associated with very boring and long training, which does not always bring the expected results. This is not a fact, although some of the gym athletes may disagree. Is traditional cardio really not so good? So what would you do to make this workout attractive? Turn up […]
The good side of nitrates
People say a lot of bad things about nitrates contained in food. Indeed, there are some reasons to think that technologically processed meat products, rich in these compounds, can negatively affect our health. Does that mean, however, that nitrates are really bad? It turns out that it’s not necessarily true! […]
Aerobic workout – your plan for losing weight
The subject of the following text is aerobic training. This training is one of the most popular forms of physical exercise that helps us burn fat. Below you will find everything you need to know about aerobics. It supports weight loss best when strength training is done before. What is […]
The most common training mistakes made by beginners.
Are you looking for advice on how to do exercises? Or maybe you’ve been practicing for some time and do not you see any progress? Perhaps you are making the basic mistakes while doing the exercises, so you can not “go to a higher level”. Know that everyone makes mistakes […]
Resistance training – only for hardcore gym freaks?
Resistance training, including weight lifting, causes a completely different type of reaction on the part of blood vessels than aerobic training. It is usually the latter that is recommended for the health of the heart and blood vessels. However, it has been repeatedly proven that resistance training can bring potentially […]
Carpal tunnel syndrome
Training in the gym places a huge burden on the body. It affects the work and condition of the internal organs of man, as well as the entire movement apparatus. Carpal tunnel syndrome is an increasingly common neurological disorder in exercising people. However, both those who perform office work and […]
What should you know about your shoulders training?
The development of the shoulder muscles depends on from the proper exercise technique and from the quality of the training plan. This should take into account the structure of this muscular group and the specificity of its work. What principles to follow when designing effective shoulder training? What exercises should […]
Modern strength training looks quite different than a few decades ago. Do today’s methods and training techniques actually give the best results and results? Is it worth taking advantage of the achievements of gym legends and incorporate classic and proven moves into your plan? Check out 10 exercises according to […]
The more interesting training – the more interesting effects!
Training at the gym is one of the best ways, among others for building a dream figure and taking care of yourself. However, over time, each participant begins to look for further opportunities that will guarantee training stimuli and appropriate progress. These are also ways to prevent training stagnation and […]
Chest training – the “party set”!
Chest muscles is a muscle party that is well developed and is the training priority of most men. No wonder – it is an element of a slim and well-built figure. For women, chest training is also essential – it allows firm and slim the body. So how should effective […]
Why should you train legs?
Legs are the foundation of the body – no wonder then that their training should be the duty of every practitioner. Leg training should focus primarily on squats, or multi-joint exercises. These are the basic movements that – when properly done – bring the same advantages. However, many exercisers at […]
Rolling – not as trivial as it seems
Fitness has been dominating the list of fitness trends for several years. Foam roller has become a symbol of conscious training, taking into account the mobility slogan, which is equally eager to cast . Unfortunately, consciousness does not follow consciousness – the vast majority of people are not able to […]
Pain in wrists – diagnosis and tips
Many people doing workouts at the gym complain of pain in the shoulders, elbows or wrists. Usually this is a consequence of poor training technique, lack of care for joint mobility or lack of regeneration, which sums up as an overload condition manifested by inflammation and pain. Interestingly, these states […]
Sport and drinking alcohol
Alcohol is poison to humans, but can even a small intake of alcoholic beverages have negative effects? Here’s what effect alcohol has on an athlete. Check how to drink so that your training doesn’t suffer! Alcohol and athletesThe effect of alcohol on the athlete: dehydrationRinsing of microelementsThe effect of alcohol […]
What should an effective pre-workout supplement contain?
Many of us can not imagine a good workout without a good pre-workout. The pre-workout supplement helps us concentrate, use the last of our strength, and turn up the speed. But what makes pre-workout so effective and training without them a bit worse? Effective pre-workout supplements – overviewAnd what ingredients […]
Beginner mistakes: endless reduction
Having problems with building muscle mass, there comes a moment when it’s necessary to go on reduction. However, many beginners start their adventure precisely from this type of activities that are aimed at lowering their weight, reducing the accumulation of fat that has been harvested within a few years of […]
Pull-ups are one of the most comprehensive exercises involving the upper muscles. Many people forget about this exercise or don’t do it because it seems too difficult. That’s a mistake! Just look at the bodies of gymnasts or calisthenics to realize that pull-ups should be present in our training schedule. […]
Benefits from Full Body Workout (FBW) training
Most of people started with Full Body Workout type of training. With strength and experience gained, they started to changing it to split-type training, because they considered it as more advanced. And here, we’ve got question, is that correct statement, that full body workout is good for beginners, when split […]
Why your workout isn’t working…
Have you ever encountered on your way physically active people – regularly running, working out at the gym a few times a week, generally active and not avoiding sport, but still having a few extra kilograms? These people perform reasonable trainings, it would seem that they are so active that […]
Broccoli on an athletes table
The basis of a bodybuilding diet is chicken breasts with rice. It’s about delivering basic nutrients that promote muscle and muscle mass growth – proteins and carbohydrates. Vegetarians, of course, use veggies in their menu, mainly for the portions of essential fibre that regulates the digestive tract. Mostly, they do […]
How to speed up metabolism? Tips for metabolism boost!
Let’s make this clear: there are no miracles. We are unable to lose ten kilos overnight or lose fat during the night. Our body is able to lose unnecessary kilograms at a certain rate. But it is not too bad – we are able to do really much to make […]
Exercises for a six pack – 7 of the best exercises for stomach muscles hard as steel
Are you dreaming of the “six pack” effect on your stomach? Here are 7 of the best exercises that will help you carve your stomach muscles and make them hard as steel. Exercises involve the simple, oblique and transverse muscles of the abdomen. The first results are visible after two […]
HIP THRUST – the most effective exercises for the buttocks. How to do a hip trust?
Hip thrust, or hips rising with the back placed at a small height, is a less popular buttock exercise than squat. However, with regards to the involvement of the buttock muscles and the effectiveness of forming a rounded, firm butt – definitely wins with sit-ups. Read about the technique of […]
What to drink during workout? Hydration rules during exercise.
What to drink during workout – mineral water or maybe isotonic drink? Should we start hydrating during exercise or a few hours before? What should runners drink during training and what people training at the gym? Get to know the answers to the most frequently asked questions regarding hydration during […]
6 best supplements for an athlete
The supplement market offers us a large variety of supplements, which have the ability to bring great results in the growth of muscle mass and strength. Supplements have become so popular, that under more recent names, often associated with anabolic drugs, mixed substances are released, offering powerful muscle mass gains […]
By using dietary supplements and nutrients, we remember to take vitamins – because they are beneficial to our health, about protein in the diet – without it there is no muscle, and also about taking a pre-workout portion to have a good workout. Training is over, what’s next? Not many […]
See which supplements you should take, to make your exercise results be even better!
The key to a slim figure and good mood is not just regular exercise and a healthy, balanced diet, but also supplementation. See which ones are worth taking to enjoy a healthy and good form! AntioxidantsOmega-3 fatty acidProtein supplementBCAA Amino AcidsGlutamineA set of vitamins strengthening hair, skin and nails Antioxidants […]
Quick ways to improve regeneration
Strength, interval and aerobic exercise has different effects on athletes. In addition to that, the results of exercise mostly depends on the intensity of work, length of the session (volume), frequency of workout, an individual person’s condition, their age, hormonal profile etc. However, you can also define the general guidelines […]
Diet – key to success
Many people, especially beginners, are wondering what the basis and the key to being healthy are, as well as shaping the figure. How to combine these two goals? Undoubtedly, the basis for our figure to look aesthetically, especially during the holidays, is the right strength training and change to our […]
The most important tips concerning building muscle mass
Is it hard for you to gain mass? Do you constantly have problems with pushing your weight up? Don’t you see the effects of your hard trainings at the gym, even though you do your best and your diet is under control? The content of the below article will undoubtedly […]
Donating blood and physical activity
There is a large group of sportsmen, who quit regular blood donation for fear of decreased efficiency, endurance and worse sports results. There are also active donors, who wonder if a day of blood donation needs to be a non-workout day. What is the truth? Can I donate blood if […]
Protein, protein, how much should we consume per day?
Protein is an important part of any healthy and balanced diet. It’s an essential ingredient for the growth and regeneration of all types of body tissues, including muscles, organs, and the immune system. It helps in digestion, stimulates hair and nails to grow, regulates blood coagulation and transports nutrients and […]
Supplementation for people beginning their adventure with bodybuilding
Many beginners ask themselves a question whether they should reach for any supplements already at the beginning of their adventure with strength training. When they finally make a decision, they have doubts, which supplement to choose, what will be appropriate for them and what will be a redundant additive, which […]
Should we eat during training?
A lot of attention is paid to what we should eat before and after training. There is also a lot of discussion around the topic of proper hydration during training. Less is being said about eating during physical effort. Should we eat during training? Should you eat during training?Why providing […]
Cool down – a way to improve regeneration
Beginning the journey with strength training, we read a lot about the proper training techniques, using specific movements so that they would be safe for the joints and wouldn’t harm our silhouette. We also read everything related to preparing our body for a training session, or in other words supporting […]
Starting with building mass or losing weight?
“I will change my life tomorrow!”, “From tomorrow, I will start exercising and eating healthy”, “I will start taking care of myself and my figure from tomorrow”, “what should I start with? Increasing muscle mass, or maybe losing weight? “I will change my life tomorrow!”, “From tomorrow, I will start […]