Archive for the ‘Strength Training Tips’ Category

Strength Training Tips 10

Wednesday, July 6th, 2011

Use your body’s weight instead of free weights.  For exercises, such as lunges or push-ups, your own weight can provide all of the resistance you need.

Strength Training Tips 9

Wednesday, July 6th, 2011

Don’t rush growth.  Slowly increase the weights you are lifting and number of reps you are completing.

Strength Training Tips 8

Wednesday, July 6th, 2011

Use a variety of tools.  Dumbbells, barbells, kettlebells, and resistance bands offer different ways to challenge your muscles.

Strength Training Tips 7

Wednesday, July 6th, 2011

Make sure that your movements are controlled.  Strength training is not meant to be a rushed activity.  Do each rep with correct form and a steady pace.

Strength Training Tips 6

Wednesday, July 6th, 2011

There is no perfect time of day for strength training.  The best time is one that is regularly available to you so that you can find a rhythm to your workout pattern.

Strength Training Tips 5

Wednesday, July 6th, 2011

Make sure that stretches are part of your warm-up and cool-down when completing your strength training regimen.

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