Nothing will derail your training faster than injuries.
They happen to all of us and are difficult to completely avoid.
Serious injuries can set you back months and years while minor injuries can set you back days and months.
That's valuable time you could have spent getting stronger and fitter.
Instead you're left on your couch nursing an injury that could have been avoided.
While there is Read more [...]
The pull-up is one of the greatest exercises in existence.
It works nearly your entire upper body while building crushing grip strength.
The beauty of pull-ups is that they can be done almost anywhere, as long as you have something to hang off of.
Pull-ups also work fast to build muscle and shred fat.
As long as you stay consistent with them, you will see results.
Like anything else, the hardest Read more [...]
The push-up is one of the greatest exercises ever invented. Not only can it be done anywhere with zero equipment, but it's also one of the most effective exercises you can do to gain muscle and strength.
Almost everyone knows what a push-up is. If you haven't done one at some point in your life, you at least have seen someone else due one. Sylvester Stallone banging out one-arm push-ups in Rocky Read more [...]
Calisthenics were once the choice exercise to build the Greek God physique you see depicted in sculptures and statues.
They were used by soldiers and athletes for centuries to build amazing bodies that put the average gym goer of today to shame.
Although early bodybuilders incorporated a large amount of calisthenics into their routines, lifting weights began to slowly take the place of calisthenics Read more [...]
Now that the holidays are over, I think that an exercise related post is well-needed. I'm sure that many of you, myself included, are in a hurry to get back to the usual diet and exercise routine. Christmas cookies be gone!
When it comes to exercise, I prefer the intensity and difficulty to be high. I like difficult workouts. I want to feel like I was just running away from Jason from Friday the Read more [...]