Top 7 Signs of Overtraining

Top 7 Signs of Overtraining

Posted by on Nov 13, 2018 in Weightlifting | 0 comments

It’s no secret that not exercising is terrible for you. In fact, experts say that a sedentary lifestyle is just as dangerous as obesity. Regular exercise has an endless list of benefits, so it’s best to get as much as possible, right? Not necessarily. When it comes to exercise, it is possible to do too much of a good thing. How do you know if your exercise routine is just right or if you need to scale back? Here are 7 sure signs of overtraining your body. 1....

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8 Best Exercises to Get Killer Triceps

8 Best Exercises to Get Killer Triceps

Posted by on Nov 10, 2018 in Weightlifting | 0 comments

What if your workout is actually killing your chance of getting killer triceps? There are plenty of theories out there about which exercises you need to do in order to build up muscles in your triceps. Unfortunately, many of these theories essentially contradict each other. That’s where we come in. We’ve put together a comprehensive guide to the eight best tricep exercises. Want killer triceps? Then check out our killer workout tips you can add to your split...

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Squatting 101: Why It’s So Important and How to Do it Properly

Squatting 101: Why It’s So Important and How to Do it Properly

Posted by on Nov 9, 2018 in Weightlifting | 0 comments

Are you looking for another exercise to add to your workout routine? It might look like there’s nothing left if you’ve already considered military mountain climbers, “terrible T’s,” and leg pumps. However, you should consider doing squats too. Squat exercises are a staple in any workout routine, whether it’s high intensity or not. As common as it is, though, many people still don’t know the proper form. The bad news is that many...

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How to Make the Most of Your Recovery Days

How to Make the Most of Your Recovery Days

Posted by on Nov 7, 2018 in Weightlifting | 0 comments

No pain, no gain; no rest for the wicked; plenty of time to sleep when you’re dead. All of these popular sayings are toxic and counterproductive in the gym. Nearly half a million people were hurt in gyms in 2015. Some of that is due to inexperience and lack of training. There’s also an increased risk for injury due to overexertion. When you don’t set aside a recovery day, at least once per week, your muscles are vulnerable. Your form is sloppier, your...

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Top 10 Weightlifting Safety Tips Everyone Needs to Follow

Top 10 Weightlifting Safety Tips Everyone Needs to Follow

Posted by on Oct 31, 2018 in Weightlifting | 0 comments

Weight training injuries are on the rise. Nearly one million Americans have wound up in the emergency room due to one. You don’t want to find yourself in the same predicament, right? We have ten lifting safety tips when you are at the gym. Follow these steps. You’ll take preventative measures to stay safe while flexing and building your muscles. Want to learn more? Keep reading to determine how you can avoid the emergency room! Lifting Safety is Your Priority at...

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4 Telltale Signs You Should be Lifting Heavier Weights

4 Telltale Signs You Should be Lifting Heavier Weights

Posted by on Oct 30, 2018 in Weightlifting | 0 comments

Many people who work out every day still fail to see the results that they desire. That’s because many choose to work hard instead of work smart. A carefully designed workout regime can produce great results. A sloppy one can prevent proper physical growth despite hours and hours of work put in. A big part of designing a proper workout regime is knowing when you need to introduce heavier weights. While increasing reps can improve your conditioning, only weight...

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Top 10 Exercises for Defined Calf Muscles

Top 10 Exercises for Defined Calf Muscles

Posted by on Oct 29, 2018 in Weightlifting | 0 comments

As any gym regular will know, it’s not hard to spot the men and women who only focus on working out certain muscles. Women tend to concentrate on building their glutes and toning their abs. While men often dedicate more time to their upper bodies. And for both male and female bodybuilders, leg day usually revolves around bulking up the quads. It can be easy to make smaller muscles like your calves an afterthought. But, not only does training your calves give you...

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Top 7 Signs You Have Poor Lifting Form

Top 7 Signs You Have Poor Lifting Form

Posted by on Oct 28, 2018 in Weightlifting | 0 comments

Whether you’re dreaming of a toned, muscular body or just want to start living healthier, weightlifting is a great way to get there. But weightlifting is a sport, and like any sport, it takes practice and skills to master. One essential skill is proper lifting form. Without it, you could be putting your body at risk, and you won’t reach your lifting goals. If you’re wondering whether you have the right lifting form down, keep reading for 7 signs that...

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Top 10 Absolute Best Quad Exercises to Do for Bigger Gains

Top 10 Absolute Best Quad Exercises to Do for Bigger Gains

Posted by on Oct 26, 2018 in Weightlifting | 0 comments

When looking to strengthen and define your legs, are you spending time working on your quads? You should be. Stong, well-defined quads are the envy of many, but their primary purpose serves the bending and lengthening of the leg and the hips. They also help stabilize the kneecap. When your quads are weak, your entire legs, hips, or kneecaps could be injured more easily. If you’re looking for ways to beef up your quads (for men or women!), read on to find the best quad...

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Top 10 No Equipment Exercises That Build Muscle

Top 10 No Equipment Exercises That Build Muscle

Posted by on Oct 25, 2018 in Weightlifting | 0 comments

Hitting the gym every single day can get exhausting if you’re not used to it. Not to mention, it’s hard to find time to workout when you have a lot of other things going on or if you’re always on the road. That’s why it’s always good to have a few no equipment exercises in your back pocket. Understanding how to work your muscles when you don’t have any gym equipment around gives you the opportunity to work out anywhere, anytime (within...

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Top 10 Bicep Exercises for More Defined Arms

Top 10 Bicep Exercises for More Defined Arms

Posted by on Oct 23, 2018 in Weightlifting | 0 comments

Are you looking to get more muscular arms? In order to do that, you’ll have to start working out. You can’t just do the same old exercises over and over again. You need to have a varied regime, which challenges you enough to get your muscles growing. In this post, we’ll tell you how to do that. Read on for 10 bicep exercises you should be doing. Get Jacked with these 10 Bicep Exercises These arm exercises will give you the hypertrophy you’re looking...

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10 Great Workout Tips For Men to Build Muscle

10 Great Workout Tips For Men to Build Muscle

Posted by on Sep 21, 2018 in Body Building, Weightlifting | 0 comments

Bodybuilding has many benefits besides appearance including reducing the risk for chronic disease and improving bone health. Muscle growth also helps your body become more efficient at losing fat, run faster, and hit harder. Let’s take a look at 10 workout plans for men to build muscle. 1. Alternate Muscle Groups A rookie mistake is to go to the gym, work out every muscle group in the body and call it a day. The result is usually total-body pain the next couple of...

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The Effects of Steroid Use: How Does It Differ Between Men and Women?

The Effects of Steroid Use: How Does It Differ Between Men and Women?

Posted by on Sep 19, 2018 in Body Building, Steroids, Supplements, Weightlifting | 0 comments

Did you know the medical community isn’t sure how acetaminophen works? The same is true for lithium in patients with bipolar disorder, as well as many other common medications. When the average person thinks about medical research, they think of doctors finding new treatments. However, it’s just as important to fill in the gaps with existing medications. If you want to delve into the world of anabolic steroids, here’s a brief overview of the effects of...

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5 Facts About Anabolic Steroids and Their Benefits

5 Facts About Anabolic Steroids and Their Benefits

Posted by on Sep 16, 2018 in Body Building, Steroids, Supplements, Weightlifting | 0 comments

Steroids have been involved in plenty of controversies over the years. In fact, PEDs have made headlines in some of the biggest stories of the past few decades. We’ve seen gold medals taken away, records removed and worst. What we generally don’t get is a balanced and informative understanding of what steroids actually are, how they work, and why people use them. Aside from unfair competition in sports, anabolic steroids mostly get a bad wrap. To get a crash...

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5 Research-Based Facts About Anti-Estrogen

5 Research-Based Facts About Anti-Estrogen

Posted by on Sep 16, 2018 in Body Building, Supplements, Weightlifting | 0 comments

Are you trying to gain muscle, lose weight, or fight breast cancer? Then you’ve already heard about anti-estrogen and claims that it could help you. But what do you really know about the product itself? Chances are you already know estrogen is a hormone naturally developed by the human body. While there remains a notion that estrogen is produced only by female-bodied people and testosterone is produced only by male-bodied people– everyone has a balance of the...

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10 Exercises That Will Help Shape Your Back Muscles

10 Exercises That Will Help Shape Your Back Muscles

Posted by on Sep 12, 2018 in Body Building, Weightlifting | 0 comments

You’ve got the well-toned arms, the strong legs, and finally the abs that kill. You look in the mirror with pride, but can’t shake the feeling that you’re missing something. A quick spin around and you notice that your back is a bit lacking. If you’re not getting the build you’re looking for fast enough, you might consider looking into different supplements, or adding extra protein to your diet. Just like they say not to skip leg day, you...

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Women Who Lift: Your Quick Guide to the Best Supplements for Women

Women Who Lift: Your Quick Guide to the Best Supplements for Women

Posted by on Sep 12, 2018 in Body Building, Supplements, Weightlifting | 0 comments

Sixty-eight percent of Americans take daily supplements. Women who work out need supplements to help their bodies are getting the right nutrients. In 2017, Americans paid over $36 billion for supplements. With all these supplements, it’s hard to know where to start. Read below to discover the best supplements for women who lift. Whey Powder Whey is one of the two proteins found in milk. Whey powder contains all 9 essential amino acids, making it a complete protein....

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