It’s always fun to take a sledge hammer to popular myths. We’ve done it before with 6 Female Strength Training Myths that Won’t Die.
Today, we’re gonna shatter some common bodyweight exercise and workout myths.
Loosen up your arm and let’s start swingin’!
Myth #1 – You Can’t Get Strong With Bodyweight Exercises
Yes, you can get crazy strong with bodyweight exercises. But please keep in mind the rule of specificity. There’s a difference between getting strong on the powerlifts (squat, bench press, and deadlift) and being able to perform advanced bodyweight exercises such as pistols and handstand push-ups. The term “strength” is relative and we must keep things in context.
Will you become a world record powerlifter using nothing but bodyweight exercises? … Click to continue reading
Being kind and sugar-coating things doesn’t always get the point across when talking strength training, nutrition, and definitely fat loss.
So today, I’m going to be politically incorrect, because the other way isn’t getting through to some people.
It’s time for tough love.
You’ve been warned.
“I’m just not losing fat that I think I should. I’m really determined to get rid of this flab on my stomach,” she said while grabbing and pinching her waist.
“I’ve been going to the gym four times per week for over a month now. Shouldn’t I have noticed something?” she continued as I popped the top off my last PumpkinHead Ale from Shipyard Brewery.
She asked, “Nia, what am I doing … Click to continue reading
Howdy, y’all! I posted a guest article from my friend, Mike Whitfield — The Ultimate Workout Grand Finale — a while back. Apparently y’all really enjoyed his workout finishers, so I asked him to share some more. This time, they are specifically “Beautiful Badass Workout Finishers”. Sweet.
Hey, I’m Mike Whitfield and I used to be a whole lotta’ man (that’s the politically correct way of saying I used to be really, really large).
This is a big year for me, and it will be big for you, too. Ten years ago, I decided to shed some weight as I was about 300 pounds. I jumped on the New Year bandwagon, but set some long term goals to keep me going.
My goal … Click to continue reading