Strength Training

Guide to Strength Training by NSCA

Exercising
strengthtraining exercise 150x150 - Guide to Strength Training by NSCA

What do you do if you want to learn more about strength or weight training on your own? Today, many people refer to online resources like YouTube whereby many so called ‘experts’ would you how to lift weights. However, we may not be able to know their credentials for sure. If you want to learn [...]

Always activate your core when doing body weight exercises to avoid/minimize injuries

Exercising, Pain or Injuries, Posture, The Core
core buster 150x150 - Always activate your core when doing body weight exercises to avoid/minimize injuries

When doing body weight exercises, how do you perform them? Do you utilize the muscles on your glutes, legs and arms (biceps, triceps) or do you engage your core muscles? It is important that you train and develop your core before doing intensive body work exercise like leg pulls and chin ups. If you have [...]

Strength training- danger of overtraining one muscle group and ignoring the rest

Exercising, Pain or Injuries, Strength Training
HealthBlog defaultimage 150x150 - Strength training- danger of overtraining one muscle group and ignoring the rest

Many gym goers focus on only certain particular part of their bodies during strength training. This is very dangerous because it will result in muscle imbalance- and on the long run, increases the risk of injury on other underdeveloped muscles. Example: 1. Focusing on the biceps and ignoring other parts such as shoulders (deltoids), chest [...]