Category: open



Glute Bridges on the Balance Pad

Lie on your back on a mat or on the floor with your heels on a balance pad. Your arms should be relaxed at your sides. To make this exercise more difficult, keep your arms off the floor. Exhale and push into your heels, lifting your buttocks off of the floor. Your neck and shoulders [...]

Beginner Workout:Reg Park

Beginner Workout:Reg Park

Workout SummaryMain Goal:Build MuscleWorkout Type:Full BodyTraining Level:BeginnerDays Per Week:3Equipment Required:Barbell, BodyweightTarget Gender:Male & FemaleAuthor:M&S WritersWorkout Description Want to train like Arnold Schwarzenegger? Arnold idolized natural bodybuilding legend Reg Park, and utilized this fullbody routine to build a great foundation. Though Arnold was not a natural lifter, this routine is designed for beginning natural bodybuilders, and [...]

Chin to Chest Stretch

Sit upright on a ball or chair with your feet shoulder width apart. Arms are relaxed with your hands resting on your thighs. Tuck your chin gently toward your chest. Turn your head slightly to the left until you feel a slight stretch. Hold for 10-15 seconds. Repeat to the right side, holding for 10-15 [...]

13 Mistakes Of Teen Muscle Building

13 Mistakes Of Teen Muscle Building

 1. Lack of Diet Structure This is probably the number one mistake that all teens make when they start lifting weights. They pick up a magazine or hit muscleandstrength.com and go right for the training articles and focus solely on what they are going to train with weights. After weeks of making minimal gains they [...]

Superman on the BOSU

Lie facedown on the BOSU ball. In the start position, your forearms and toes should be resting on the floor. Pull your navel toward your spine to engage your core. Lift forearms and toes off the floor, finding your balance point. Squeeze your buttocks to keep your legs up. Squeeze your shoulder blades together and [...]

Myths Of Common Weight Gain

Myths Of Common Weight Gain

1 – High repetitions burn fat while low repetitions build muscle. Weight gain myths Progressive overload is needed to make muscles bigger. Meaning that you need to perform more reps than you did for your last workout for that particular exercise. If you perform the same amount of reps at each workout nothing will change [...]

Torso Rotation on the BOSU

Stand upright on the top of the BOSU. Your feet should be slightly apart, arms out to the side and shoulders down. Inhale, then exhale and twist from the waist to one side. Slowly return to the start position. Repeat to the other direction. Your hips should remain facing forward at all times. Repeat 3-4 [...]

Knee Extensions

Stand up straight with an exercise band under one foot. Ensure that you have a good grip on the exercise band and that you have a good amount on tension on the exercise band. Inhale and lift the foot slowly, resisting against the band, until your hip and knee are at approximately 90 degrees. Exhale [...]

Small And Weak:4 Big Reasons

Small And Weak:4 Big Reasons

?Reason #1 – You Obsess About Your Abs If you want to get big and strong as fast as possible you need to eat, and eat big. Trying to maintain shredded abs while gaining 30 pounds of muscle is a complete waste of time, unless you are genetically gifted. Undereating is a huge mistake; one [...]

Ectomorph,Mesomorph or Endomorph:3 Body Types

Ectomorph,Mesomorph or Endomorph:3 Body Types

 Ectomorph An ectomorph is a typical skinny guy. Ecto’s have a light build with small joints and lean muscle. Usually ectomorph’s have long thin limbs with stringy muscles. Shoulders tend to be thin with little width.Typical traits of an ectomorph:     Small “delicate” frame and bone structure    Classic “hardgainer”    Flat chest    Small shoulders    Thin    Lean [...]