Matteo R encouraged this.
No matter what your sport is what fitness goal you are training for, strength training should be a part of your program. Strength training is not just for powerlifters and bodybuilders or general gym goers wanting to gain weight. Strength training is important for improving flexibility, speed and explosive power. It is the most effective method of increasing core strength and stability and, most importantly can help hugely with injury prevention.
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This wont be helpfull at all.... but i find it funny :)
Alan L encouraged this.
Susan B encouraged this.
Front squats (there are different techniques. I prefer elbows facing high, bar resting on top of chest and in soft hands) engage more of the abs and core. Perfect for if you're training for athleticism. Back squats engage more of the lower...
Adrian K I've had two training sessions in the last 18 hours and I feel great.
Light Olympic lifting training session last night finishing at 9pm:
Overhead squats sets of 5 up to 70kg
Push press sets of 5 up to 75kg
Snatch First pulls (deadlifts) 110kg triples
Strength Session this morning at 6am :
Bench press pyramid up to 105kg for 5, then 100kg for 8 then pyramid back down
Dumbbell split squats 30kg for 3 sets of 5
Dumbbell incline bench press 30kg for 3 sets of 10
Rob K encouraged this.
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Mont H Hi. I've been working out for almost 6 months. One of my routine is the bicep workout. But i noticed that my right bicep is harder than the left bicep. I became curious that i might be doing wrong on my left. Any advice so i can make it balance on both biceps. You reply will be much appreciated
So has anyone heard from Youcef B?
"Reversing direction halfway down in a half or quarter rep is the worst possible time to do so and places more stress on your knees" Could you elaborate on this? Or provide an paper supporting it? I just don't see how that particular portion would...