Posts Tagged with "training"

Get Stronger with the 54321 Method

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Get strong.

Then get stronger.

Those are goals you can never go wrong with.

There are so many benefits to having a pure strength building focus with your workouts. For one, they’re fun! When you focus entirely on doing a little better than you did the last workout and gradually strive to add more weight to the bar, you’ll likely look forward to each and every session.

This means you’ll anticipate your workouts and perform them consistently, and that is the magic recipe for achieving the results you’re after.

That’s just one of the main reasons women should strength train.

Furthermore, being strong can help you achieve your other fitness goals much easier. Any trainee, whether they want to lose fat or sculpt muscle, can benefit from being … Click to continue reading

5 Extreme Bodyweight Strength Exercises

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I’m super excited to share this great guest post with you courtesy of Al Kavadlo the author of Pushing the Limits! Total Body Strength with No Equipment and Raising the Bar: The Definitive Guide to Bar Calisthenics.

In this article he’s going to share 5 advanced bodyweight strength exercises. If these are too advanced for you right now, then check out progressions for hip thrusts, pistols, push-ups, and handstand push-ups that will show you how to work your way from beginner to advanced variations.

Oh, and don’t think for a second that bodyweight exercises aren’t challenging or won’t help you build a better looking, stronger body. We’ve already busted those bodyweight workout myths.

Enjoy!

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As bodyweight strength training experiences a resurgence in the mainstream, I … Click to continue reading

Two Tools for Healthier Elbows & Shoulders

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If you have any nagging aches or pains in your elbows or shoulders, then pay attention. If you want to prevent aches or pains in your elbows and shoulders but still want to train hard and get results, then pay attention.

My goal with this article is to share with you two very affordable training tools I have been using in my training, and with my clients, to take unnecessary stress and strain off my elbows and shoulders while still allowing me to train hard and frequently.

Over the past few weeks I’ve increased the frequency of my training, and I started to notice my left elbow acting up; this happened in the past when I increased my training frequency so I … Click to continue reading