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Apply a Steady State Training Cycle

Apply a Steady State Training Cycle The underload is one of the most VITAL PHASE. This is the stage individuals do not normally experience (or wish to experience) because they are frequently raising resistance/intensity or volume. This phase is the whole reason that the SSC works! When you exercise, your muscle mass might recover in 1-4 days but your connective tissue takes longer to recuperate. As a matter of fact, they have a metabolic rate of 1/10th that of muscular tissue. If you keep damaging down the […]

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Giants of Iceland The Land of the Strong

Giants of Iceland

Iceland Land of the Strong Despite its tiny population, Iceland has a reputation in the World’s Strongest Man competition that stands higher than perhaps any other country’s. This small, black rock in the middle of the ocean has produced a lineage of strongmen dating back to the Vikings. VICE went out there to investigate why this tiny island produces such strong people. Hanging out at Jakabol—a gym run by ex-champion Magnus Ver Magnusson—we met a whole host of Icelandic strongmen, which includes Hafthor “Thor” Bjornsson, the 6’9″ […]

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Weight Lifting – What Every Beginner Should Know

Here are a few things that beginners should know about weight lifting. First you put good strain on your joints as well as your bones when you lift weights. This strengthens your bones. Strong bones protect our bodies against breakage and osteoporosis. Another important point about weight lifting is that as your muscles increase in size your body becomes more shapely and firm – more attractive. Weight lifting also helps you more vigorously perform your aerobic exercise, which in turn will increase your cardiovascular endurance and help […]

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Weight Lifting Programs for Beginners

Weight lifting is a sport to test the strength and resistance apart this it is a method to improve the resistance and size of the muscles. A weight lifting program for beginners involve the application of various equipment to improve the targeted muscle groups. The type of equipment used are dumbbells, weighted bars, weight stacks and kettlebells although, the weight lifting is totally different from body building and weight training thus it form a vital component of any well rounded fitness routine. Weight lifting is not a […]

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