Which activates more muscle? A study published in the Journal of Strength and Conditioning Research compared the muscle activation of the bench press and pushup. Participants were broken into a pushups group, bench press group, and control group. The bench press and pushup were tested for their 1RM and 6RM. RM, repetition maximum, deals with
This is the third workout of the Fat Loss is a Battle series: Substitutions: You can substitute the running for any cardio option. Make sure you perform the cardio exercise for 2 to 3 minutes. The other exercises may be sustituted for easier variations. You can also use kettlebell or dumbbell exercises and perform the
In years gone by I have hit the road countless times just running for 30-45 minutes, although I found this fun I was always naturally inclined to throw in things like sprints and pushups but wouldn’t as I had been brainwashed into ‘Jogging’ which is slow monotonous and simply painful. As time went by I
We all know that to gain muscle you need to lift heavy. So what is all this about bodyweight training being a great way to build muscle? I’ve written numerous articles about how muscle building with bodyweight exercises works. However, the biggest problem still seems to be how to build muscle on the lower body.
Training splits are a very important advanced technique to help you take your progress to the next level. Use these 4 training splits to get started on creating a better training regimen around your fitness goals.
Interval Training is a great way to burn fat. Use these 4 methods to help you lose fat and get ripped using interval training. All you need are Kettlebells and your own Bodyweight. There are many different ways to use interval training. You just have to be a little creative.
On Saturday, July 21, 2012, law student Brandon Gatto set the Guinness World Record for the most pushups performed in one minute with a 100 lb backpack. He did 45 pushups. That’s a shame to many of us who can’t even perform 45 pushups in a minute with our own bodyweights! “If I could put