High-intensity training is all the rage and it’s not at all surprising given the potential health benefits associated with it. But what is HICT and what should I expect? Here's everything you need to know!
The weightlifting belt is a useful piece of equipment for seasoned gym bros looking to get the biggest bulk for their buck, but is it really necesary and are there risks involved in wearing one?
Whether your goal be to carve out Brad Pitt's six-pack of steel in fight club or to build an Arnold Schwarzenegger like physique, you're going to have to include some weight training into your exercise routine.
New to weight training? Fear not! In this article we'll provide you with everything you need along with a sample workout plan to help get you started.
You're eating well, training hard and giving your body sufficient rest, yet you're stuck in a rut. What gives!?
Unfortunately weight training plateaus happen to us all. Whether you're a beginner, intermediate or Mr Arnold Schwarzenegger himself, you will no doubt have or will experience at least a few weight training plateaus along the way. Loss in strength, failure to hit rep counts, irritability, lethargy, frustration, lack of motivation and little to no progress are all tell tale signs that you've hit a training plateau.
If you think gym Hulks are all bulk and little brainpower, you’d better think again. Muscle mass increase is one of the main reason why people sign up for the gym, but it’s not the only gain you’ll be scooping by embarking on a strength training journey. Resistance workouts work like a charm for long-term physical, mental, and emotional health – and here are the top five benefits strength workouts will bring you along with a sexy six-pack and Apollo-esque physique.