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3 Tips to Optimize Your Rest Periods

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Here are 3 tips on how you can maximize your rest periods between sets. Rest periods are important between workouts because it allows your muscles to recover. When your muscles recover, you would be able to achieve more total volume in your workout because you will be able to properly lift heavier or perform more reps during the sets. Do not rush through your workouts. Rest periods depend on what your overall goals are. It also depends on the type of exercise you are doing. Nonetheless, resting should be scheduled into your workout for an efficient and optimal workout. Watch...

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How to Fix Uneven Muscles (Imbalance Correction)

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Muscle imbalances mean that the strength or the size of the muscle on one side of the body is different when compared to the same muscle on the other side. This issue is common and normal, especially for beginners who are new to bodybuilding. Usually, muscles are bigger and stronger on the same side as your dominant hand as it tends to do more work. To correct this, you would need to practice perfect form when doing exercise. This way, both sides of your body will be putting in the same force in the movement. As well, you would need...

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Pull-up tutorial | Starting Calisthenics

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If you’re doing bodyweight training, pull-ups are almost unavoidable in a typical routine. Pull-ups are great for building upper body strength and mass. It is a basic move that can be modified into many different variations as you advance in calisthenics. The pull-up is considered an advanced exercise. It’s more difficult than the chin-up, but the pull-up can be modified or done on an assisted machine for beginners, and you’ll still benefit from these variations. Pull-ups are great for strengthening the back, arm, and shoulder muscles. It can also improve your grip strength since your grip has to be able...

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Fix and Prevent the Most Common Gym Injury

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What is the most common gym injury? If you do a lot of lifting – and this is a common exercise in the gym – then you may have experienced elbow pain. Fortunately, “lifter’s elbow” can be treated. Check out the video below to test your muscles to help determine whether or not you have this problem. And, if you continue watching the video, it will explain why it happens and how you can prevent it from happening in the future. When the wrist is flexed, it depends on where you place your load. The particular tendon used when lifting...

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30-Minute Full-Body HIIT Workout to Torch Calories

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How are you with your New Year’s resolutions? If you are in need of a new workout routine to stick to, you can try this one! This 30-minute full-body HIIT workout will torch calories and will definitely get you sweating! There is no equipment needed for this routine other than a mat for comfort. Just remember to have fun and try your best! Follow along in the video below for the routine. https://youtu.be/shjOhAMEhfA Related blogs: 30-minute full-body resistance band workout Wake up your upper body in just 3 minutes | Stretching Routine

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