Most people have absolutely no clue whatsoever about how they should go about designing their training sessions.
They walk into the gym and immediately head over to the free-weights or machines— without warming up—and dive in, head first, into an incredibly inefficient training session; and, in most cases I observe, a workout that usually does more harm to their bodies than good.
This is because not only are they performing exercises incorrectly, with bad form and/or in the wrong sequences, but they are also just focusing on one aspect of a training session: lifting.
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Time Under Tension.
What is it?
Time Under Tension is the amount of time a muscle is under strain during a set of weight bearing exercise.
Why is this important?
This is important because the duration of stimulus and tension on a muscle are key factors for growth and strength.
Longer bouts of strain lead to more muscle breakdown during a workout.
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People love to complicate sh*t.
Carbohydrate timing is a perfect example.
Ask twenty different health “experts” or your local gym bro about when the best time to eat carbohydrates is, and you will undoubtedly get twenty different answers.
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Welcome, ladies and gents, to “Part 2” of this 3 part series.
In “Part 1,” I discussed dietary fat and it’s role in a healthy diet.
In case you missed it, you can check that out, here.
This post will deal with Carbohydrates.
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I overheard a couple of guys talking the other day while they were working out.
One asked the other, “How many reps should I do?”
The other replied, “It depends on whether or not you want to build muscle or burn fat.”
It was at this point that my eyes began to roll, but I continued to listen to his “expert” advice.
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