Best exercises for your traps

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.»

Tone your middle-back muscle!

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.»

Best workouts to build strong hamstrings

Most people don’t train their backside with the same level of intensity they do their front, and this is a big problem, if you want to be in a great shape. Of course, it’s superb to have ripped abs and shoulders strong as stone, but don’t forget to develop ALL groups of muscles, and hamstrings are not an exception. Your hamstrings help to control and stabilize your body during the opposing motions.»

Neck exercises

Having a strong, developed neck reduces the risk of having everyday neck pain. Moreover, it also reduces risk of neck injury in sports or lifting. There are few main lifting exercises, which will help you to build a strong neck. First of all, its old school shrugs. They can be done with a barbell, dumbbells or a standing calf press. Doing shrugs with barbells, stand holding barbell with overhand or mixed grip.»

Destroy your Quads: Part II

It doesn’t matter if you are working out to be in a great shape or just want to get strength, you should perform quadriceps exercises. If you have strong as stone legs, you will be able to lift more weight and have a base for other muscle groups to lift on. To activate all muscle groups in the legs, perform barbell squats. Squat is a vital exercise for increasing the strength and size of the legs.»

Boxing: lose fat and build muscles

Boxing is one of the most violent sports. Some people get injuries and a few people even die during a boxing match. Success in boxing requires a balance of muscle, power, speed, quickness and coordination. Boxers spend a lot of time getting in shape. The more muscle mass you have, the more potential force you can produce with every punch. Some common training activities are jumping rope, running, shadow boxing, sparring, push-ups, sit-ups, etc.»

Enhance your training results by understanding the Mind/Muscle Connection

Combine these powerful forces to get the most out of your workout. By Eric Broser As a bodybuilder, trainer and coach, one of the things I believe is most essential about successful weight training is achieving a strong mind/muscle connection during every rep of every set. A scientific study conducted by The Cleveland Clinic Foundation is just one of several to have proven the validity of gaining strength by combining mind and muscle power. »
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