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How Effective is Bodyweight Training?

You ever watch that show “Ninja Warrior?” Ninja Warrior is a tournament held in Japan that has individuals try to get through a nearly impossible obstacle course. These obstacle courses don’t require brute strength and incredible endurance. What they require is the ability to move

Getting Strong with a Bodyweight Program

Getting strong with a bodyweight program can be very simple. You just need to follow some very basic principles: Your body does not know how much weight is being lifted. You and your mind quantify the amount of weight by pounds or kilos. It’s a

Workout Compound Exercises

If you have very little time in your schedule to weight train, then you should try to maximize your time in the gym. Maximizing your time means sticking to compound exercises and picking a set/rep scheme based on your goals. Compound Exercise per Bodypart: Chest

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Am I a Bodybuilder or a Crossfit Athlete?

Image by Nadeem I’m not a bodybuilder! I’m not a Crossfit athlete! No matter how many times I try to tell people that I do not belong to a particular category of fitness, people still tend to categorize me! “Oh but you’re a bodybuilder,” says

How to Train for Strength

Dave Tate. Photo by Elite Fitness Systems. Most trainees believe that training for muscle mass is the same as training for strength. This couldn’t be farther from the truth. There is some correlation between the two. If you train for strength, you will put on

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How to Design an Effective Quick Workout

Image by Somewhat Frank I spend a lot of time on this website talking about quick workouts. It’s time to give you guys a primer on how to design such a workout: Step One: How long will the workout last? Determine how long you want