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Bodybuilding Training or Powerlifting Training

The sport of powerlifting is one that was spawned from bodybuilding training as many of the desired outcomes are essentially the same for both sports. The techniques and practices in bodybuilding training and powerlifting training can benefit each other, however the major difference is in the competitions which powerlifters and bodybuilders enter. As a bodybuilder the aim is to look as big and as defined as possible, whereas in powerlifting the aim is to lift as much weight as possible. If you want to enter powerlifting competitions […]

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Weight Routines

Is a set of exercises, how many repetitions you do as well as how many sets you complete. There are certain weight routine to be followed such as three repetition of flat bench press, two repetition of bench dumbbell and three repetition of inclined bench press is a set of weight routine for chest similarly there are other exercise programs for the body. The routine is a term given how you manage the weight program, It is something to managing a schedule of a weight lifting program. […]

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Exercise As Power Source

This day and age it can be very difficult indeed to go to the gym. Life is very hectic and busy, which will create a serious challenge for remaining consistent with exercise each day. Exercise is however, just what we all need to reduce stress, and give the body the extra energy it needs to carry out normal living. The best results of exercise are achieved through the use of refined techniques, functional exercises, cardio, the right nutrition, variety, awareness, consistency, and motivation over a period of […]

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Weight Lifting Belts

The weight lifting belts was first introduced in Olympic power lifting. Weight lifting belts has two main uses in power lifting. The first purpose, it diminish the lower back stress while lifting in an upright position and also prevent back hypertension during lifting the weight above head. Belts also help to diminish low back stress by compressing the content of the abdominal cavity. Belts are used to reduce intra abdominal pressure as it gives pressure in front of the bones of the lower back. Weight lifting belts […]

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The Ultimate Beginner Weightlifting Routine

Looking for the ultimate beginner fitness routine? Don’t just randomly do exercises. In order to see the best results, get a structured routine. Most newcomers to weightlifting decline into one of two traps. Some participate in the gymnasium with no schedule for the day except “getting a great burn.” As an outcome of this, a novice will bench, curl and use the entire set of haphazard machines at the gym until they go tired and look as though they got a better exercise because of the all […]

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They Don’t Know Squat

There seems to be much confusion amongst trainers and trainees as to whether squats should be performed all the way down or just half way. In most gyms today, a common instruction during squats, deadlifts, and lunges (as taught by many personal training organizations) is not to allow the knees to travel beyond the toes. Doing so will ultimately cause the destruction of your knees! I do not agree. There are certain instances where partial range of motion (ROM) is indicated, but for the most part, I […]

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Body Building Exercises

In a body building program, the exercises that you do can make all the difference between an effective program and one that won’t do much good. The good thing is that there are many, many body building exercises you can incorporate into your workout that will help grow your muscles and keep you fit and trim. For big legs, you’ll want to do a lot of barbell squats and dead lifts. The resistance you are putting on your legs when you perform these types of exercises will […]

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Power Lifting and Comparisons

Do you know that power lifting is a sport that came from bodybuilding and one of the many goals are about the same? You can defiantly benefit from the practices of power lifting and what is involved in bodybuilding. The main thing that separates the two is competition. When you are power lifting, your goal is to move as much weight as you can and in body building your goal is to be as big and as defined as you can. Power lifting competitions have three parts […]

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The Ultimate Hard Body Exercise

The Front Squat: As you may have already discovered, the squat is at the top of the heap (along with deadlifts) as one of the most effective overall exercises for stimulating body composition changes (muscle gain and fat loss). This is because exercises like squats and deadlifts use more muscle groups under a heavy load than almost any other weight bearing exercises known to man. Hence, these exercises stimulate the greatest hormonal responses (growth hormone, testosterone, etc.) of all exercises. In fact, university research studies have even […]

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Doing Deadlift Exercises the Proper Way

Individuals who want to improve their strength, posture, and overall health usually include dead lift exercises in their fitness program. This exercise is an integral component of a strength development program that virtually works every muscle in the body and emphasizes hips, thighs, buttocks, lower back, the shoulders, and the forearms. These body parts are the postural chain of the body and are essential for maintaining proper posture. The dead lift is taught by fitness experts to people who want to increase their level of strength and […]

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