Tag: strength

Bodyweight Exercises for Extraordinary Strength and Mass

Bodyweight Exercises have the potential to make you bigger and stronger. Use these 4 tips to build muscle without weights. In addition, Forest Vance has taken the guess work out of bodyweight training for mass and strength. This article explains it all.

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 a…

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 the…

Increase Strength, Gain Muscle, and Lose Fat with Metabolic Conditioning

I love this concept of Metabolic Conditioning – training which adequately taxes your musculature and cardiovascular system. This style of training makes a lot of sense for law enforcement officers, military personnel, and mixed martial artists. However, does it make sense for the average joe who’s…

2 UNUSUAL bodyweight BACK exercises

Now when I first tried this, I was shocked at how well it worked… Why did Adele cross the road?… … To say hello from the other side. I know right? It’s so bad, that it works. You hate yourself for smiling. You’re welcome. Now for…

Bodyweight Static Hold Exercises

Question: At what times to static exercises become strength, hypertrophy, or endurance? For example, would holding L sits for 3 sets for 30 seconds be considered strength? What if I could do 90 seconds, would it then be endurance? Just wondering what the times are since…

Is Tabata Training Good for JUST Fat Loss?

For those that are not familiar with Tabata training, it is simply a unique interval scheme that involves performing 20 seconds of exercise followed by 10 seconds of rest. You are to perform this sequence 7 more times, for a total of 4 minutes of training.…