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This week our forum members share with us what they think is the best superset workout. Get an exhaustive look at what supersets are and the routines that go with them. You will not be dissapointed.
Don\'t feel guilty about extra holiday calories; put them to use! Here\'s how three MET-Rx athletes work out during the holidays so they can have their pecan pie and eat it, too.
You just crushed the bulk of your back workout, but you need something special to finish it off. Superset these two back exercises for a monster pump!
You don't need a workout partner to push yourself past failure. Here are three intensity-blasting techniques you can use when training alone.
Whip your entire body into shape with this workout that supersets your major muscle groups so you can get in and out of the gym with time to spare.
1 + 1/2 never equaled 1 in math class, but it adds up to big muscle when you apply this intensity-boosting principle in the gym.
Complete your chest workout on the pec deck, where you'll turn up the heat on your inner pecs with this partial-rep blast!
Prioritize your arm training with this hyper-intense technique for explosive biceps and triceps growth.
Zero in on each of the triceps heads with supersets to amplify the overload for explosive growth!
You can't beat the classic movements when the goal is building a strong, balanced physique, but you can make them even more effective with these five tried-and-true overload techniques!
If you aren't satisfied until your muscles scream for mercy, these workout finishing techniques may be just what the iron doctor ordered.
Sure, some workout techniques are hard. But these workout techniques threaten to leave chalk outlines on the gym floor.
Metabolic resistance training is one of the best, most intense strategies for building muscle, torching fat, and improving overall physical fitness... at the same time.
Intensity means different things to different animals, and there's more than one way to ramp it up. In fact, here are 8 techniques to take your training to a new dimension.
The 21s drill uses three variations (7 reps each) of a classic lift, but what do you do when three variations aren't enough? Well, you try four. This is the 28 method.
Yep, the next 12 weeks of your training life will be pure H-E-L-L. But you'll build more muscle than ever before!
Think you're training hard? Think again. A six-time champion natural bodybuilder teaches you how to crank it up for insane results.
I love to train legs, and nothing short of hardcore will suffice. My training philosophy has changed though from how much weight can I put up to how can I achieve the same level of stress on the muscle, without having to resort to lifting heavy weight?
Push beyond your limits and unlock new pathways of extreme growth as you follow the mass routine created by legendary 6-Time Mr. Olympia Dorian Yates. Prepare to take on the very same body-shocking failure sets that elevated him into legend, and will test your threshold of possibility.
Need a way to break through that plateau in your workout program? Use these 5 intensity boosting methods today and see better results!
So you want to sound like you know what you are talking about in the weight room? Then this article can get you on the right path to comprehending one of the most often misunderstood words in strength and conditioning jargon; intensity! Check it out!
Summer is just around the corner, and if your body still isn't beach ready then you need to shape up fast. Try these 6 High-Intensity Training secrets for a fast summer shape up!
Music can make us laugh, cry, inspire and more. When applied to our training it can help us add more distance, weight, or reps. Here's some background about music & exercise and the lists that get me pumped. What's yours?
Want to add some intensity to your workout? This article describes fully the methods of rest-pause training, benefits and how to implement them. Give this a quick read, and hit the gym with a new angle!
The SFS format (slow-fast-slow) is directly geared towards conditioning an athlete to perform in situations that require changes in energy loads. Looking for something new? Here it is! Sample workout provided.
The cheating technique, when done properly and at the right time, can help maximize your workout intensity, get you out of that rut, and give you great gains. Here’s more on cheating for gains!
Stuck in a plateau? Looking for a way to increase intensity? Blast your muscles into oblivion with these four powerful & proven HIT techniques. Try them now and watch your muscles grow while burning the fat!
Many people think they're training intensely, but the sad fact is most people are not. Gain more and train less with greater intensity by trying these three proven muscle-building techniques!
A muscle must be subjected to a stimulus that compels it to adapt and grow. If there is no reason for a muscle to grow, no hypertrophy will occur. Turn up the intensity and stop using light weight if you want your muscle to grow. Read on.
Have you ever had a workout where you were so feverishly driven and compelled, you felt you could, metaphorically, 'Burn a hole through steel?' Here are 5 steps you can follow to produce the ultimate workout intensity. Check it out!
Move from one set to the next relatively quickly and keep the heart rate elevated. Here are some great tips that will help you get to the next level! Read on.
You ever go into the gym and see a lady on the elliptical going at a leisurely pace and reading Ladies Home Journal? Get some insight and tips on what you can do to make your training sessions really work for you. Also learn about PLE - Read on for more.
All of the following examples will allow you to mix up your routines a bit and spark some new growth. Try the following exercises and techniques to see if they work for you. Learn more right here.
As with most profound physiological processes, the pump results from the complex interplay of a number of related functions. Find out right here what the pump is and how best to achieve it. Read on...
In this article I am going to outline eight extreme training techniques that can be used to shock muscle groups into further growth. Learn how these can improve lagging body parts.
When hitting the iron, many consider only the movement or exercises, with no regard to the speed, eccentric portion, or time under tension. This week I'm going to discuss eccentric muscle actions and the importance to an overall lifting regimen.
High rep squats work wonders for building muscular bulk and strength, not just for the legs, but for the entire body. The program is ridiculously simple... See it to believe it. Learn more right here!
This new technique will work all your muscle fibers in one set! These are very difficult and guaranteed to work your muscles. Get more information right here!
They can be difficult and most certainly not to be done very often. In this article I will talk about progressive drop sets and how they can be very useful especially if you want to make your muscles burn.
Learn how to incorporate both high and low repetitions into your program for explosive gains in size and strength.
When we think of bodybuilding we simply think of the physical pursuit. Never a second thought goes towards our mental application to training. Without the correct mental approach, you are drastically limiting the results you can expect from those gut-wrenching sessions. Here are my top 5 techniques I personally use to guarantee that every workout is productive.
With bodybuilding, the overall objective in theory is pretty simple: to increase muscle size through resistance training, diet and supplementation...
The point of greatest stress on a muscle is always at the point where the limb in use is perpendicular to the force, so spending time at the stretch and contraction are not necessarily helpful, though a full range of motion is always necessary. Learn why!
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In a perfect strength training universe, everybody would work hard, everybody would keep adding weight to the bar, everybody would progress and everybody would reach their natural strength limits. But this is not the perfect strength training universe. Learn how to bump up your intensity!
Intensity techniques are not for everybody. They allow you to go beyond conventional failure in order to work the muscle harder, providing a stimulus to get larger and stronger. The following is a list of advanced intensity techniques and how to use them.
What really makes you angry? Do you want to help up the intensity level of your training drastically while further improving your health more than exercise can do alone? Then become the angry lifter. How? Read on...
Lets face it. Most forms of cardio training are boring. When was the last time that you got excited about getting on a stair master or a treadmill? I get bored just thinking about using one of those machines. Enter the world of High Octane Cardio (HOC) and get ready to burn fat and increase endurance like nothing that you have ever tried before.
When we're talking about gym training, the negative phase of a range of motion can be very positive. Learn the terms, the benefits, and the proper way to execute negatives right now!
Intensity techniques are among the greatest weapons in your arsenal for building a truly astonishing physique. Intensity techniques allow you to push beyond conventional failure in order to work your muscles harder, providing an irresistible stimulus for the muscles to get larger and stronger.
What is intensity and how can you achieve maximum intensity during your workouts?
The sad reality is that many people use the term intensity, but to most it is devoid of any concrete meaning. Sure, people may use the word as if they know and understand it, but often times under questioning it is clear that some have an elementary understanding at best, and a foggy idea at the worst.
Intensity is a very broad expression, and can be explained in terms of many measures such as a percentage of maximum heart rate, maximum oxygen consumption, or performing until physical failure takes place.
You've probably heard people in your local gym talking about workout intensity. Here are 10 ways to increase intensity in your workout!
The more energy and force you put into your workout, the results you will see reflect on your intensity. In this article I will go over factors that can affect intensity and what you can do to improve yours.
There's been a lot of talk about intensity, mostly High Intensity Training (HIT)... in the following I'm going to explain the importance of intensity and how it varies with volume.
John Defendis is a successful competitive bodybuilder. Learn how intense workouts give you real growth!
Temporary muscle failure is when your body is physically incapable of lifting a limb to a fully contracted position.
Learn how to increase the intensity in your workouts. Sample workouts and principles included!
Drop sets are hard already. Find out how to take them beyond anything you've experienced.
Learn about my training techniques for killing my muscles at each workout!
Learn about high intensity training techniques, training to failure, psycho sets and much more!
Even though you may have used supersets in your training before, you may not know it in all its forms, or the many different ways to incorporate it into your workouts.
If you wanna build huge arms, you need the arm-blasting routine worthy of a man of steel. The Superman Arm routine is just that. No B.S, no nonsense, and no sissy exercises. Just hardcore, old school movements designed to pack on mass in a hurry.
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As I was informed of the proposed name I was delighted - Intensity. Nothing better describes my philosophy of the development of an athlete.
Two guys can do the same exact fitness routine with the exercises, the same number of sets, and the same number of reps, yet still have two completely different outcomes as far positive results (not accounting for genetic differences or anabolic aids). How?
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