Are you getting the most out of your leg day? That aching feeling and the fact that your struggling to sit, walk or even stand after leg day may indicate that your are, but unless you’re including these 3 tips your routine can be more effective! Your legs make up the biggest muscle group in your whole body, and if trained effectively will make the world of difference to your physique so here are 3 ways you can up your leg workouts to the next level.
Whilst you are able to complete most lower body exercise on both legs at the same time this often causes a disparity in strength. Most people tend to rely on one leg more than the other, which will only increase if you don’t work each leg separately. To prevent this incorporate single leg exercises such as single leg deadlifts and lunges to ensure you’re getting an equal workout on each leg.
You may have reached your #fitnessgoals but unless you continue to challenge your body you’ll end up plateauing. Once you’ve got your form down and are comfortable with the current weights try challenging yourself by increasing reps, adding another set and gradually increasing the weight. This will ensure you get the most out of your leg workout every time!
You may think lengthy workouts are the way to go but what most people don’t realize is that after a certain period of time your body’s levels of testosterone start to drop and the level of cortisol begins to increase… not what you want for muscle building! Supersets condense your workout as you’re performing different exercises back to back with minimal rest in between; this ensures your heart rate stays elevated so you’ll burn fat faster.
Are you doing endless sit-ups and crunches and still feel like you’re getting nowhere? You’re not alone.
Despite much evidence pointing to the fact that these exercises are not going to give you a shredded six pack and can actually cause significant back pain they still seem the go-to for ab exercises. So we’ve comprised a list of the 3 ultimate exercises to get your abs looking ripped.
Big arms seem to be a status symbol among men in the gym. Many guys try to achieve the coveted 22” arms that Arnold had back in the day however, many that try never seem to get there.
Caffeine is a great way to ramp up your metabolism, your daily java hit can boost your metabolism 5 to 8%—about 98 to 174 calories a day. Ingesting caffeine is essential as it jumpstarts the process of lipolysis. Lipolysis is the breakdown of fats and other lipids by hydrolysis to release fatty acids. This process occurs when your body is breaking down your fat stores and in turn converting it into energy.