Fitness Articles provided by FitnessScape will help you get in shape. It's no secret-strength training combined with a balanced diet is the key for health and fitness. There are no magic pills. Just a simple commitment to exercise. Below are articles covering a wide array of fitness categories such as resistance training, body building and weight loss. Whether you have you own home gym or go to a health club these fitness articles will help motivate you to exercise and stay physically fit. Before you start any exercise or diet program please consult
Strength Training/Resistance Training/Body Building/Home Gym Exercise :
Elements for a Bigger Bench Press - Apply these
Eight Crucial Steps and Simple Techniques to Blow through
Sticking Points and Add Pounds to your Bench Press Overnight!
Barbell Curl Squat- The Toughest (and Most Effective!) Core Strength Exercise You Will EVER Do.
to Failure - Written by Charles Poliquin and
taken from Will's MBN member's area.
Changes: by Linda Fredette - This butt firming tummy-toning
routine will give you the toned tush, and flat tummy
you've been looking for in time for spring break
at the beach!
Time/Volume Training - A Program For Building Mass Even With Bodyweight Exercises!: by Nick Nilsson-This training style is VERY effective for building muscle even with bodyweight training. It can be inserted into ANY training split...it can be used as a total program or as a single training day. Powerful stuff!
Full-Range Pulldowns For Carving Definition Into Every Inch Of Your Back - While chins may be a better mass-builder, this version of the pulldown
works WAY better for bringing out eye-popping detail in your back.
And if you've ever had a hard time feeling your back working, THIS
exercise will fix that in an instant!
Dumbbell Whip-Arounds For Explosive Core Power - Play any sports? Want to improve your performance on the field or in the gym? This simple rotational exercise will build TREMENDOUS explosiveness that will add yards to your golf drives, speed to your throws, and build devastating punching power for combat sports
Bodyweight Preacher Curls For TRASHING Your Biceps - You want Big Arms? This Exercise WILL BLOW UP your Biceps FAST by combining the angle of the Preacher Curl Bench with the Brutal effectiveness of a Bodyweight Exercise delivering a growth Punch like nothing else
Barbell Cursing Lunges To TORCH Your Quads - There is a very good reason These are called "Cursing Lunges"... This exercise is SO tough on the Quads that's EXACTLY what you'll be doing for almost the entire exercise! This one puts Leg Extensions to shame AND without the Shearing Force Knee Stress
Cardio Interval Training - 8 Week Cardio Interval Training Blast! Get Increased Fat Loss AND Take Your Cardio Fitness To A Whole New Level.
Why buy a Treadmill? - What are the key benfits of owning a treadmill? Running indoors or outside. Folding treadmills vs. non-folding treadmills from a simple perspective.
Stretching and Flexibility:
Problems - Maybe the topic is just not all that
"sexy" or "cutting edge," but if
you're one of the thousands of people whose gains in
muscle are being side tracked by joint troubles, then
you don't give a damn about sexy or cutting edge-you
just want relief!
Stretching for Health - Covers the Health Benefits of Active-Isolated Stretching. Includes Stretching Exercises that are Perfect
for Anyone at Any Age.
Nutrition, Diet and Weight Loss:
Role of Nutrition in Martial Arts, Police, Military
Personnel - Nutrition can play a prominent role
in the life of martial artists, police, and military
personnel as a means of improving performance and the
ability to recuperate from tough workouts.
Myths that Just Won't Die:Protein - Covers some
of the most common misconceptions regarding protein
and the athlete.
Whey it is - If there is one thing that continues
to be perplexing, it is the disparity between how popular
whey protein is and how much confusion there is regarding
this immensely popular supplement.
Theory of Nutrition - Any diet that claims calories
don't matter, forget it. Any diet that tells you they
have a magic ratio of foods, ignore it. Any diet that
tells you any one food source is evil, it's a scam.
Any diet that tells you it will work for all people
all the time no matter the circumstances, throw it out
or give it to someone you don't like!
in Your Blood - Down and dirty primer to understanding
the value of blood work with some strategies and pointers
to optimize hormones and other biochemical factors that
negatively or positively impact health, ability to add
lean mass and minimize fat.
There Homone in Your Whey? - One question that has
popped up a few times relates to the issue of hormones
in whey protein supplements. Are there hormones in your
whey? It’s not a simple “yes” or “no”
answer I am sorry to say, but the short answer is...