Mark Rippetoe on Building a Home Gym Illustrated!




Never Lock Your Joints When Repping

You have likely been told that you always want to maximize your range of motion to fully hit the muscle evenly and to get deep tears. This is true however there is a slight modification to this I want to point out that is much more effective than the complete range. What I mean by this is when you are performing an exercise, any exercise there is always going to be a distinct point right before the full contraction that is better to stop at.

Proper Stretching to Avoid Injuries in the Cold Weather

Exercising in cold weather increases the risk of sustaining damage to joints, muscles, and tendons. Learning to properly warm up and stretch before exercising in winter can prevent many of these common injuries.

Cultivating a Fitness Lifestyle

The human body has been around without significant change for thousands of years. You can research any century and find examples of great athletic bodies. As a man would you not be content with the body of Michelangelo’s sculptured David? The principles of muscular development have been around for ages.

Self-Audit Your Workouts For Maximum Muscle And Strength Gains

Everyone knows that each body differs, in small or large ways, from other people’s bodies. So why do so many believe that any one workout is best for building muscles and maximizing strength gains for everyone?

4 Simple Ways To Get Fit

It is never easy to become fit. When your age is catching up, getting fit is more difficult to accomplish. Here you will find 4 simple tips to get you going. They will improve your fitness in the a very short time.

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