Ever considered getting in shape and didn’t know where to start? Or perhaps you have started a regiment in the past but never were able to get past a certain weight or just felt discouraged? Perhaps you weren’t sure of what to do in terms of exercises especially at the gym with so many machines that might have difficult to understand instructions on how to properly use the machine. One key component of exercise is [...]
by Markus Reinhardt A Rational Training Approach (or WHY HIT is the better choice in resistance exercise) (Article written for FUN&FIT Magazine/LV) I’d like to take this chance and introduce myself: My name is Markus Reinhardt, and I’m a longtime bodybuilding competitor,personal trainer and fitness model. This is the first in a series of articles I’ll be doing for FUN&FIT magazine on the subject of high intensity training (HIT for short).
by Markus Reinhardt 1. Perform each repetition slowly and smooth. Try not to bounce the weight or use momentum. Momentum is an outside force that will limit the amount of friction of the muscle and increase injury risk. No ballistic and explosive style movements! (Now stop bouncing around on those retarted blow up balls!..lol)
by Mel Fabros Youth Speed, Agility, Strength and Conditioning, an offshoot of our Sport Specific Training, is designed to instruct older children and young adults the fundamentals of working out to get faster, more agile, stronger and have more endurance, so that they can play sports better and raise their level of fitness. As an added benefit, these students end up looking better, feeling better about themselves and having increased self esteem and self confidence. [...]