Strength & Power

 

 

My Workout

Around April I was look­ing at some pho­tos with my fam­ily from around Easter time when I turned to my daugh­ter and said. “I didn’t know dad was there”. My daugh­ter looked at me with star­tled eyes and said “Dad, that’s you.”

 

Free Weights Vs Machine

So what exactly is the advan­tage of free weights over machines or vice versa? I had a great con­ver­sa­tion with Gold’s Gym trainer Chance Muntean, and he shed some light on it.

 

5 Easy Strength Exercise for the Time Deficient or Financially Challenged

No time to go to the gym? No money for a gym mem­ber­ship? No prob­lem! There are many great strength-building exer­cises that are pos­si­ble to do at home. It’s quick, easy, and still gives you a great work­out. All you need are some weights (or maybe some cans if money is tight) and you’re in […]

 

The Buddy System

Remem­ber when you were young and you used to buddy sys­tem to be safe and pre­vent get­ting lost? Sur­pris­ingly, the buddy sys­tem is not just for young chil­dren. It can dra­mat­i­cally change the way you exer­cise. Moti­va­tion After a long and tir­ing day of work isn’t it easy to skip out on the gym? Working […]

 

Tips for Weight Lifting Newbies

If you want to brush up your mus­cle def­i­n­i­tion or build up your strength, you’re prob­a­bly going to end up doing some weight train­ing. Lift­ing weights is a great way to get stronger, build mus­cle, and buff up. If you’ve never lifted before or if you’re get­ting back into lift­ing after a long absence, there […]

 

On Protein Drinks

Pro­tein shakes and other protein-enriched drinks have become fairly pop­u­lar over the past few years. Body builders and earnest, ded­i­cated ath­letes have used them to build mus­cle mass. How­ever, nor­mal peo­ple are drink­ing them, rely­ing on them for pro­tein when they’re on the go, miss a meal, or want assis­tance in los­ing weight. While protein […]

 

All About Weight Training

When it comes to exer­cise, most women tend to focus most of their atten­tion on car­dio­vas­cu­lar exer­cise and flex­i­bil­ity train­ing, like yoga. Weight train­ing should not be lost in the shuf­fle, how­ever. Lift­ing weights brings a bevy of ben­e­fits with it and not all of them are purely phys­i­cal. Should you decide to burn it, […]