If you want to get ridiculously hard abs, then the Renegade Row is the way to go! The renegade row forces you to stabilize your abdominals, which are their primary function. Your abs are not meant to crunch or twist, they are there to stabilize the rest of your body. Benefits of the Renegade Row Builds Muscle – The Renegade Row builds muscle along the abdominal wall. For many trainees, they must build muscle to really make their abdominals “pop”
Monthly Archives: September 2011
Getting bigger arms is tough, even if you have access to weights. However, lets say you only have your bodyweight to exercise with; how would you get bigger arms without using weights? Well, there are actually a few techniques you can use to make your body believe it is lifting more weight then it actually is: The Grip Manipulation You can do this with both pushups and chinups. Lets use chinups as an example. Start off with close-grip chinups. Make
In my recent interview with Chris Lopez, I told him that starting out, all I did were swings and a few bodyweight movements. I had great weight loss results, even though I really had no clue how to put together a workout! That’s how powerful the swing is. What makes the swing so powerful? Well, the swing itself is a great movement that activates your hips and core region, and gets pretty much every part of your body working hard.
The Following is a Guest Post by Mike Fitch: One of the questions I get asked the most is how to incorporate animal movement exercises like the Animal Flow Workout into bodyweight training and fitness routines. So I’m really excited to write this post providing more information about what the Animal Flow workout is (and what it is not!) with some explanations about the variety of ways you can make use of the movements to achieve your own results. Hopefully
By Vince DelMonte Almost anyone that’s picked up a set of weights has or will experience symptoms of over-training at one point in there muscle building program. Over-training can lead to serious injury, chronic fatigue, and even muscle loss. Over-training is very common amongst athletes and particularly bodybuilders, since they figure that training as much as possible is the fastest way to massive muscle gains. This couldn’t be any further from the truth however… Training too much, or at too
The following is a Guest Post by John Barban: Have you ever wondered how we all can spot a person that just looks better? We can even recognize other shapes – a building or a sculpture that just looks ‘right’? All people have an inherent ability to recognize beauty when they see it, but few have ever stopped and tried to describe and measure it. There is a specific set of measurements and ratios that can tell you what the
As you’re reading this, you’re thinking….”Great! Another blog post about a crazy technique that isn’t actually crazy. This is going to be a waste of time….” I understand why you might think that. After all, there are a LOT of websites out there promising big results, without delivering on their promise. After all the hype, the results you get from their training techniques are minimal. I understand your skepticism. I really do, because when I first came across this training
Squats are awesome! When people come to workout with me, they’re surprised at how many squats I make them do. I love them because they work for fat loss and muscle building. Here are 7 variations of this King of all exercises: The Kettlebell Front Squat Stand with your feet shoulder width apart. Grab the Kettlebell and clean it up to your shoulders as if doing a push press. From this position, keep your feet grounded, back straight, and abs
By Craig Ballantyne The truth about Bodyweight Cardio is that it has the worst name in Turbulence Training history. I’m not sure what I was thinking when I put that label on it, but I’m not 3 workouts deep and pretty much stuck with it. A better physiological description would be, “Bodyweight Interval Training” or “Bodyweight Metabolic Conditioning”. I call bodyweight circuits a hybrid of strength and interval training. The bodyweight exercises used in these particular workouts are not so
Being someone who was once chubby, I can’t help but notice people and their weight. Perhaps it is because I used to be (and still am) conscious of my weight so I can empathize with people who are on the heavier side. Growing up, I used to wonder…how did that individual gain so much weight? Well, after years and years of thinking about the question, I have finally discovered one possible answer: we’re slowly being boiled alive! Let me explain.