Of course, you’re familiar with exercise fatigue – the burning in your muscles and feeling that you have to stop – but have you ever wonder why you become fatigued? This article discusses exercise fatigue – the role your brain plays and why you often stop before your fuel supplies are spent.
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Plateaus are a fact of life when you resistance training. It’s not if you’ll reach a plateau but when. That’s when it’s time to take mix things up. One way to do that is by focusing on the mid-range of the exercises you do where the tension on the muscle is highest. Find out more about this technique and how it can help you break through a plateau.
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Tabata workouts are growing in popularity because they’re such a fast and efficient way to exercise. Still, the term “Tabata” is used rather loosely. In reality, many so-called Tabata workouts are Tabata-inspired but not true Tabatas. Find out why.
Who doesn’t want to maximize the results they get from resistance training? Unfortunately, time can get in the way. That’s one benefit to antagonistic supersetting – it’s a time-saving way to train. Plus, using this more advanced resistance training modality has other benefits as well. Find out what they are.
Take a look around you and you’ll see lots of people with rounded shoulders and poor posture. What causes this common problem? Most importantly, what can you do to correct shoulder rounding? Read on and discover the cause and potential solutions for rounded shoulders.
What’s your go-to after workout meal or snack? Hopefully, you DO eat after a workout. Read on and discover more about the role nutrition plays in muscle repair,recovery and growth and why you need both protein and carbohydrates for recovery.
Work that core! How many times have you heard about the importance of doing that? Read on and discover four ways to work your core without spending all of your time doing standard core exercises. Then put these ideas into action for stronger, tighter core muscles.
Lightheadedness and feelings of near faintness are scary! Have you ever experienced this right after a workout or when you got up from a mat too quickly? Is this an ominous sign? Discover why you might feel lightheaded or dizzy and what you can do to prevent those unpleasant feelings.