Category Archive for "Training"

Partial Reps – Partial Repetitions

Partial Reps – Partial Repetitions. What are partial reps? Partial reps are repetitions performed over a portion of the full range of movement for an exercise, instead of over the entire range of motion. Partial reps can be performed anywhere…

Negative Reps – Negative Repetitions

Negative Reps – Negative Repetitions. What is a negative rep? Each bodybuilding exercise has 2 phases; the eccentric and concentric phase. The actual rep itself – or the act of exertion required to push or pull a weight – is…

The Complete Squat Reference

The Complete Squat Reference Author: Adam The Traditional Squat The traditional squat should be one of the first squat techniques to learn. In this movement, the bar is placed high on the back. This is sometimes known as the bodybuilding…

22 Deadlifting Training and Technique Tips

Rounded back. Start with a lower back arch and try not to round your back when deadlifting. No jerking. The best way to prevent the strain from jerking is to make sure your arms are completely locked when starting the…

7 (Plus 7) Core Bodybuilding Exercises

The land of bodybuilding routines is vast and complex. There are full body routines, one set per bodypart routines, routines that use rest-pause, routines that feature training just shy of failure, and routines that are high volume. But while the…

Will Weightlifting Stunt a Teen’s Growth?

Will Weightlifting Stunt a Teen’s Growth? No, that’s an old myth from the stone age. http://www.trulyhuge.com/news/tips63iq.htm And I quote… Does Weight Lifting Stunt Growth in Height? I get this question all the time: “I’m in my teens and I want…

What Shoes Are Best For Deadlifting?

What are the best shoes for deadlifting? Converse Chuck Taylor All Star Hi-Tops. End of story. They run less than $40, are durable, and the lack of shoe elevation creates a short range of motion. …for more information, click here….