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Strength Training- use body weight or weight machines?

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Strength or weight training can be done using various methods such as: using own body weight- example push ups using weight machines- you normally find in a gym like a leg press, chest pullover or a cable machine using free weights – example dumbells and barbells Using Body Weight The advantage of using your body [...]

How to Make the Best Out of Your Weight Training

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When it comes to weight or strength training, which one you think will be more effective? A. Doing 2 sets each time 2 times a week, or B. Doing 1 set each time 3 times a week (every alternate day)? The answer- you will benefit more from 2 sets (or better still 3 sets) each [...]

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

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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 [...]