Strength training is a vital part of fitness. Building muscle is vital for improving athletic performance. It also boosts metabolism which means you burn calories quicker. Weight training routines and bodyweight workouts are provided.
A look at how high intensity training and resistant training affect fat loss. Weight training has for a long time been shown to help reduce body fat, and many people believe that it is attributable to an increase in metabolism, which helps to reduce body fat further – however this research reveals that it can only prevent metabolic rate declining, and not actually increase it.
The deadlift is another of the core weight training exercises. It targets the muscles that support the spine (erector spinae) and also works the glutes and quads. As a very heavy weight is often lifted it also helps to improve grip strength…
The bench press is the most important chest exercise. If you want to build bigger and stronger pecs then you need to learn how to bench press properly. Here we provide instruction on barbell and dumbbell bench press techniques plus a video tutorial on correct form.
Exercising with kettlebells can be very intensive. Kettlebell workouts provide dynamic fat burning workouts that will help to build strong and athletic muscle. Ideal for women as they target the hips, thighs and butt. Progress from basic swings to power cleans and the Turkish Get Up for a fantastic workout experience.
Weight training is the best way to build bigger muscles. Kettlebell training is one of the best ways to build powerful, athletic muscle and burn fat at the same time. So if you are looking to get fitter, stronger and more powerful, then a combination of the two could be for you. Try our weight training and kettlebell plan.
A few years ago (Feb 2007) there was an interesting documentary on the BBC about the growing popularity of bodybuilding amongst pensioners in the UK and USA. We were reminded of this story after hearing how the 73 year old…