• I'm a Trainer, and This Is How Heavy Your Weights Actually Need to Be to Build Muscle

    9 days ago - By PopSugar

    Strength training is an essential component to your workout regiment, especially if your goal is to lose body fat and build muscle. Not all exercises are created equal, which is why experts recommend doing multijoint movements called compound exercises to help you build muscle and burn more calories and fat.
    You'll also need to make sure that you're doing the appropriate amounts of sets and reps in order to build lean muscle. Another extremely important factor is ensuring that you're lifting the right amount of weight. Simply telling you to lift heavy is subjective, which is why you should...
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  • Training the core of your body

    Training the core of your body

    9 days ago - By Fitness Tips for Life

    When doing any kind of exercise and even at times when you are not doing any exercise you will notice your core of your body. Your core is the muscles right around your torso, that is the muscles of your abdominals right around your lower back and everything in between.The muscles of the core of your body give you the ability to stand upright, to bend over, to pick things up, to lean and also for you to turn around. Think of all the times during the day that you use these core muscles and you will realize that this is indeed a very important part of your muscle to keep strong.
    Low back...
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