As a new lifter, it is vital that you learn each exercise correctly. Really learn to feel the movement and contraction, while stimulating each fiber throughout the repetitions. Building muscle is about stimulating fibers with maximum effect and being able to recruit as many fibers as possible throughout a set... not what weight you can move from point A to B.
Be sure to move the weight in a controlled manner, stretching and contracting each muscle targeted, fully. A constant movement speed of 2:2 (speed of contraction) should be used throughout these repetitions.
As a beginner, it is key that you follow a basic plan to build up the body and get it ready for heavier work going forward. Too many people try to run before they can walk but this is a process that must be respected and followed for safe and optimal results.
At first glance, the idea of gaining strength while you’re on a cut seems a little far-fetched. Think about it: you’re taking in fewer calories, which means less energy, and that usually means a drop in strength. After all, you should be lifting heavy and using a progressively heavier weight to increase your strength over time,
As any serious athlete knows, testosterone is one of the body’s primary natural anabolic hormones and most likely the one that’s most associated with muscle growth, strength gains, and sex drive. The problem with your body’s natural production of testosterone is that it peaks and begins to drop as early as your mid-twenties.
More than likely, you’ve heard about the importance of staying hydrated when you exercise, even if you’re just getting into fitness. If you’re a serious bodybuilder or athlete, proper hydration is undoubtedly a crucial part of your overall training approach. If it isn’t, it needs to be, there’s more to it than a bottle of some