We’re all for planking your way to a stronger core. And odds are you have a handful of go-to bodyweight abs exercises that you do on the mat when you’re cooling down.
But if you’ve ever wondered how you can work your abs with the equipment available at your gym, we’ve got you covered with 17 creative and effective ways to take your abs routine up a notch.
Killer core moves using some of the most common gym equipment: a pull-up bar, cable machine, Bosu ball, abs roller, TRX straps, and barbell.»
See Part I: Popular fitness myths Here
Myth 6. If you are not completely exhausted the day after workout, it means your workout wasn’t good enough.
If you did your best in a gym and was training for few hours, it doesn’t mean you have to be sore next day. Everything depends on your body structure and abilities. Judge your workouts not by the level of soreness, but by the progress you make.»
If your plan is to get a fighting shape, you have to be ready for hard and exhausting workouts, because to win the fight you must be strong and powerful as a stone.
Start your workout with a good warm up, which will give you enough energy for all the training and will help to avoid injuries. The best option for you is to perform a warm up outdoors, mixing running and fast walking.»
Holidays is amazing time, which we all spend with our families and beloved. But sitting together with relatives and thinking about old times, we eat delicious food without any limits. And at the end of holidays, you will be happy and fat again, because you were eating too much. No doubts, if you spend holidays with your lovely family, you will not be able to avoid overeating. What you can do is to burn the fat you consume by performing usual workout exercises.»
If you started exercising wishing to get a great body, it doesn’t mean your work outs and warm ups must be boring. No doubts, it’s a serious issue, and you are so aimed to achieve the success, but there is no need to be too serious about this. Come on, you are not an old man. You still can have fun during exercising. Just don’t forget about safety and don’t try to use whatever you see in your home or a gym.»
Traps are the muscles at the side of your neck, right on the top of your shoulders. Trapezius is one of the major muscles in the shoulder. Tremendous traps are one of the major signs that a person works out and spends many hours to get a great body.
Most bodybuilders believe that the only way to build traps is to perform shrugs. But it’s not enough. For well-developed traps you need variety of exercises.»
You don’t have to go to gym to have a good workout. There are many simple exercises, which you can perform at home, and which at the same time are even better than the ones you perform in a gym.
At home you can perform many back-strengthening exercises, which are needed not only for developing tremendous and strong back, but also to relieve back pain.
To perform the workout, start with warming up your back muscles.»
If you look at the pictures of Arnold Schwarzenegger, you will see that he’s got not just a huge back, but a back strong as stone. His back is incredible even in details and thickness.
It’s not that easy to get a back like Arnold has.
You have to develop your middle-back muscle. One of the main problems is that we can’t see our back in a mirror after a hard training.»
Start is always the most difficult stage of the way you are going to keep. You can have plans, ideas and goals in your head, but it’s still imagination if you didn’t start yet.
It’s the same about dieting. You are wearing your favorite jacket, and you feel not comfortable, because it’s little bit small for you now. You look at yourself at the mirror, and you are not happy with what you see.»
You are exercising every day and spending hours in a gym. You are trying as hard as you can, and at the end of the training week you just have no power to move on. You were training too much. Nobody says it’s bad to put many efforts trying to get a great body, but there is nothing good in overtraining. Overtraining leads to loss of motivation and enthusiasm and lack of appetite.»