Posts Tagged "Strength Training"

Making A Strength/Size Routine Part V: Splitting Your Routine

It was suggested in Making A Strength/Size Routine Part IV: Training Frequency that a drug-free, genetically average weight trainer will not make optimal strength/size gains when training intensely more than three times per week. It was also suggested that a…

Making A Strength/Size Routine Part IV: Training Frequency

Training frequency is comprised of two components. They are: 1. How often to train a muscle/muscle group. 2. How often to train overall. How Often To Train A Muscle/Muscle Group How often you can train a muscle/muscle group depends largely…

Making A Strength/Size Routine Part III: Sets And Reps And How To Perform Them

Now that we’ve established which exercises are most productive, and how to sequence them, we’ll take a look at how many sets of each we should do and for how many reps. If you haven’t already done so, I encourage…

Making A Strength/Size Routine Part II: Exercise Sequence

There are some simple, generally accepted rules of how to properly sequence exercises in resistance training workouts. While, no doubt, many of you will already know these things, many may not. And because it is such a crucial part of…

Making A Strength/Size Routine Part I: Exercise Selection

The first thing that has to be considered when putting together a resistance routine of any type is exercise selection. This will factor into the workout duration and split of your finished routine. I’m going to split weight training exercises…

Heavy Negatives are Positively a Good Idea

Heavy Negatives are Positively a Good Idea, by Mike Westerdal www.criticalbench.com This article will assume that you are trying to increase your strength. If you go to the gym to stay in shape, maintain your strength, or even worse, to…

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