How To Learn Proper Weight Lifting Form (And Why It’s So Important)

How To Learn Proper Form

If you’re doing any sort of weight lifting workout involving free weight exercises, machine exercises, or body weight exercises, it’s important to always use proper form. In this article, I’m going to cover everything you need to know about why form is so important, and how to actually learn it. This includes… Why proper form…

Continue Reading: How To Learn Proper Weight Lifting Form (And Why It’s So Important)

Weight Lifting Injuries: What To Do When You Think You’re Injured

Let me guess… something hurts? Maybe your shoulder? Or your elbow? Or your knee? Or your lower back? Or your forearm? Or your hip? Or your hamstring, quad, chest, back, biceps, triceps, neck, ankle or some other commonly-injured part of your body? Maybe the pain you’re feeling is a muscle… or a joint… or a…

Continue Reading: Weight Lifting Injuries: What To Do When You Think You’re Injured

What Should You Do When You Reach Your Goals And Just Want To Maintain?

Close your eyes and imagine this. You did it. You built as much muscle as you wanted to build. You lost as much fat as you wanted to lose. Your body is as (realistically) lean, muscular, strong and awesome as you’ve always hoped it would be. Your long-term goals have all been reached. You’re done. You…

Continue Reading: What Should You Do When You Reach Your Goals And Just Want To Maintain?

3 Day Split vs 4 Day Split vs 5 Day Split: Which Type Of Workout Routine Is Best?

I’ve spent a lot of time in the past talking about workout frequency. Most of that time has been from the perspective of how often to train each body part per week. You know, comparing the pros and cons of training everything once per week, twice per week and three times per week, as these…

Continue Reading: 3 Day Split vs 4 Day Split vs 5 Day Split: Which Type Of Workout Routine Is Best?

Working Out While Sick: Should You Be Exercising Or Resting?

QUESTION: I was just wondering what your thoughts are on working out when you’re sick? Especially when it comes to weight training and cardio? What do you recommend to others and what do you do yourself in cases like this? ANSWER: Let’s start out with the first and most obvious part of what’s truly being asked here,…

Continue Reading: Working Out While Sick: Should You Be Exercising Or Resting?

Can’t Sleep? How To Fall Asleep Fast And Sleep Better Through The Night

Let me guess. You can’t sleep, can you? Maybe it’s something that’s always an issue for you, where your sleep has consistently sucked for a long time. Or, maybe it’s just something that comes and goes. Meaning, you sleep a lot better than you presently do most of the time, but then you go through stretches…

Continue Reading: Can’t Sleep? How To Fall Asleep Fast And Sleep Better Through The Night

How Long Should My Workout Be? 30, 45, 60 Minutes? Over An Hour?

QUESTION: I was wondering how long my weight training workouts should be? I’ve heard people recommend anywhere from 30 minutes, to 45 minutes, to 60 minutes, to 90 minutes or sometimes more? What amount of time do you recommend? I’ve also heard some people say that your hormones start to go out of whack after…

Continue Reading: How Long Should My Workout Be? 30, 45, 60 Minutes? Over An Hour?