3 Tips For a Bigger Bench
The bench press has long been thought of as the apex of upper body exercises. Despite what most people think, a heavy bench press involves a lot more than just the chest and triceps. Heavy bench press is a total body exercise, so lets explore how to get the most out of the movementChoose to Do Difficult Things
Thinking is easy, acting is difficult, and to put one’s thoughts into action is the most difficult thing in the world: Johann Wolfgang von Goethe. In order to succeed at something you must see it through to the end, what you began.How to Tell If You Are Working Out Too Hard
There are certain tell-tale signs that you are working out too hard. You just have to look for them and then adjust your training routine, before they take their toll. You are probably overtraining if you suffer: Sore joints If you do a new routine that works muscles that you are not used to being worked, then you expect to be a little sore the next day. No pain, no gain right? However if you have such soreness that it interferes with your normal daily routine, then you might have tried to do too much too soon. For example if you were working your biceps and the next day you have pain in your elbow, you either tried to lift too much weight or were lifting it wrong.Developing A Workout Routine
If you are focusing on improving your health by losing weight and getting fit, one healthy habit you should not overlook (aside from improving your nutrition) is developing a workout routine. Naturally this can be a bit awkward especially when starting out for the first couple months. It takes a considerable amount of effort to remove yourself from the couch or bed and get that body moving again. For many, it will be a slow process as your legs, arms, and body get used to exercising. However once you make it past that initial stage and are able to exercise for 30 minutes to an hour, you’ve crossed the first and most difficult hurdle. Now the fun can really begin!Exercises and Workouts – How To Monitor Your Recovery Rates
As you go about your fitness plan, one of the vital things you must be sure you’re doing is monitoring your recovery levels. If you aren’t doing this and happen to be training just a little too intensely, this could really put you at risk of the “overtraining syndrome” over a period of time. Sometimes this can creep up on you as well, so one minute you’ll be fine and the next, you’re just not feeling it during your workout sessions. By keeping closer tabs on your recovery rates, you can adjust your program if need be before you get to that point so that there’s no issue.