Sunday, October 30, 2011
Ø Switch to smaller plates when preparing meals at home
Ø East slowly and enjoy every bite
Ø Improve both quantity and quality of sleep
Ø Invest in a digital bathroom scale to monitor weight loss
Ø Keep both a food journal and exercise journal to track your progress
Ø Avoid going to holiday parties and grocery shopping on an empty stomach
Ø *Utilize compound-multi-joint strength training exercises (i.e. squats and chin-ups versus bicep curls and leg extensions) to improve body composition and maximize caloric burning*
Wednesday, October 26, 2011
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Or to make it even simpler:
Squats followed by jump squats. Bench presses followed by explosive push-ups. Pull-ups followed by medicine-ball slams.
The concept isn't new — researchers have been studying it since the 1960s, and strength coaches and athletes have been employing it for at least that long — but I never run out of new applications for it. I use it at various times, and with various modifications, with all my athletes, as well as the regular folks I train.
With athletes, contrast training builds strength and power simultaneously. For non-athletes, it's a great way to tap into high-threshold motor units for hypertrophy, or to boost the metabolism to improve body composition. And while you're accomplishing those objectives, you're also changing up your workout in a way that's fun and challenging."
Saturday, October 08, 2011
- Mississippi (34.4%)
- Alabama (32.3%)
- West Virginia (32.2%)
- Tennessee (31.9%
- Louisiana (31.9%)