training programs

The complexity of fully training the back is illustrated by the vast array of machines and attachments available.
It is important to have a firm understanding of not only how to implement a training plan, but also how to track and change it over time.
Periodization is the ultimate tool you can use to reach your goals.
A training cycle, like a story, has a beginning, middle, and end, and each has elements that are necessary for it to work.
You change as you lift over time and you change as you age. There's no template for life.
Take some time to see how training methods and philosophies play out over time, but always plan to reevaluate again and again.
How do we make sure we’re using the correct weights as we base percentages off of a max that may change during a two or three-month long training block?
When you need to add some size to your frame as fast as possible.
Improvement only comes from letting go of focus on outcomes and learning to experience the sense of flow that drives quality.
By varying your exercises strategically not only will you gain strength and muscle faster, but you lay the platform for continued long-term progress over successive phases.
The cost of not honoring our bio-evolutionary needs is a near certain path toward mental angst and physical deterioration.
It's far too easy for bad habits to creep in without a plan to keep them extinct.
No matter the goal, strength training days should be strategically placed in your workout program.
It appears that volume is the key determinant of success when it comes to gaining muscle mass, so make this work to your advantage.
There's a lot of science and theory about how train body parts for hypertrophy. The great variable, though, is always you. Your adaptations are totally unique and individual.
Understanding how and when to place great exercises, like the overhead press, into training will lead to long-term success.
When it comes to planning your training: adapt what is useful, reject what is useless, and add what is specifically your own.