Workout Plans

Workout Plans

Believe it or not, you don’t need access to an expensive gym to build muscle. What you do need is a basic understanding of some principles and a set of dumbbells. Muscle is built through the application of three simple rules. To build muscle you must progressively lift heavier and heavier weights provide your body with enough nutrients provide your body with enough rest to utilize those nutrients and repair damaged […]

There are lots of reasons why women start working out. Often, though, appearance have something to do with it. It’s extremely common for women (and men) to set out on their fitness journey, looking to increase muscle tone and shed body fat or, put more simply, to get “toned.” Unfortunately, most of the advice flooding the internet intended to help you tone up is just plain wrong. There really is no […]

There are tons of different lifting programs out there, promoting through books, websites, blogs, magazines and every other possible type of media you can think of. But few of these programs get any degree of notoriety. A stunning exception, however, is Starting Strength by famed coach and fitness writer Mark Rippetoe. Detailed in the book Starting Strength: Basic Barbell Training, and numerous websites, the workout is fairly simple but highly successful. […]