Is Weightlifting Better at Reducing Heart Fat than Aerobic Exercise?

A new study suggests that obese people who engage in resistance training are more likely to see reductions in a type of heart fat that has been linked to cardiovascular disease (Christensen et al., 2019). In this small study, of 50 individuals, Christensen and colleagues concluded that a certain type of heart fat known as… Read More

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Is the CrossFit Programme a Useful Method of Training Professional Weightlifters to Improve their Fitness, Performance & Competition Results?

Research Paper Title Effectiveness of CrossFit drills on muscular endurance and Consecutive attempts cases for youth weightlifters. Background CrossFit is a recently method used in sports training its usually used in aerobic sports cause of its effect in endurance but its effect on professional weightlifters still unknown, not only on their physical fitness but also… Read More

How Using Supplements Will Help You Reach Your Fitness Goals By Summer

Have you set yourself a deadline? Well, now you have to work out how to reach your fitness goals by the summer without compromising your health or sanity! Is it possible? Yes, it certainly is. However, there will be some effort required in planning to achieve these goals; and that involves figuring out how to… Read More

Army-approved Muscle Building Tips You Should Check Out

Working out is likely one of the very best things you can ever do for your body. If you add some cardio to this mix, good fitness will be your state in perpetuity. There is not much you can do wrong if a good workout is the backbone of your very existence. For most of… Read More

Why it is Important to have the Correct Form when Weight Training?

Weight training has loads of benefits, for example it can help to strengthen bones and, in so doing, assist in helping you ward off age-related diseases such as osteoporosis. However, if you do not adopt the correct form when performing weight training exercises you can do a lot of damage to yourself and can hamper… Read More

Strength Training & Proper Technique (Form)

When strength training, you need to have proper form and technique to do the exercises properly. For you to lift the maximum weight, your muscles need to be in the ideal position to generate force. When movements become unaligned, muscles are placed at awkward angles decreasing functionality. By maintaining proper form, you will be able… Read More

What Causes the ‘Sticking Point’ During a Lift?

Let’s imagine a woman is performing a common bicep curl with a barbell. After several repetitions of the exercise, she notices that the barbell seems to be heavier, and the exercise more difficult at the 90° elbow angle position than at any other position in the ROM (range of motion). She has heard the term… Read More