Question: Can I still workout if my muscles are sore? Answer: It Depends. I get this question all the time about working out through muscle soreness and the answer is that it depends. Depends on how sore your muscles really are, depends on what you're planning on doing in the gym while you feel this sore. For example are you going to attempt to train the same muscle … [Read more...] about Can You Workout Through Muscle Soreness?
There are very few things in your life that can provide the degree of gratification and empowerment that working out can. It has both short term and long term benefits in that it provides a daily hit of gratification, energy, and feeling of accomplishment. It provides a long term benefit of improvement in overall health (whatever you want to define has health), and an … [Read more...] about Working Out: One of the Best Relationships You’ll Ever Have
Now that our office and gym is renovated, the holiday hours at the local gym can't ruin my workouts for the week. It's pretty nice to have the freedom to workout any time I want without having to work around the busy time at the gym, or holiday hours etc. Consistency with your workout is the cornerstone of achieving real muscle growth, and getting the look and shape you … [Read more...] about Workout Consistency
The Claim: Working out your abs will give you a flat stomach Answer: FACTOID Your ab muscles are just like every other muscle in your body...that means training them can only make them bigger and stronger. Working on your abdominal muscles doesn't flatten your stomach or help reduce the fat in that area, it just makes your abs bigger and stronger. If you want … [Read more...] about Working Your Abs For a Flat Stomach
I've been getting questions about strength and specifically how much weight should be lifted for a particular body size. This is a difficult question to answer because there are multiple factors that go into measuring and building strength. Muscle size is only one of the factors correlated to strength. Here is a list of other factors that play a role in strength: 1. … [Read more...] about Strength is Relative…Sort of