High Intensity Interval Training (HIIT) has been completely bastardized over the last few years.
What started off as a tremendous conditioning protocol with the “side effect” of getting you extremely lean has turned into virtually any type of physical movement as long as it’s done with no rest or regard for exercise technique.
When you want to run fast, jump high or just have a set huge wheels to show off, development of the hamstrings and overall posterior chain is critical to your end results.
If you’re already incorporating staple exercises such as Olympic Lifts, Deadlifts, and Sprints in your routine then certainly your hamstrings and posterior chain are getting solid stimulus.
However, there are a few key exercises that you can add to your programming to assist with your development.
How does a juicy burger sound right about now?
IIFYM or "If It Fits Your Macros" is not necessarily a new idea, but has gained increased popularity lately. You may have been drooling over those Instagram posts of poptarts and pizza, but does it work? We asked bodybuilder and IIFYM’er Lance Hare to help us understand this "Modern Diet". Here’s the ultimate quick guide to flexible dieting.
Let’s assume by now you realize that your six pack (or lack thereof) is mostly determined by two things – genetics and diet.
Let’s also assume that you understand crunches (or any direct ab training) won’t crunch away fat from your midsection.
So, you want to build vice-like grip strength? Well, you’ve come to the right place.
Incorporate the following grip strengthening exercises and principles into your training and before you know it you may be able to crush an empty soda can with your bare hands!
All kidding aside, a grip full of power and strength is within reach for you - as long as you put in the effort, of course.
When it comes to developing pro level abs, crunches and oblique twists are likely not going to cut it – even if your bodyfat is low. For this reason, it is often necessary for you to go far out of your comfort zone when trying to get the ultimate ab workout. You already know that switching up your workouts is key, especially for those who have been training 3 + years.
Ok, first things, first - biceps is plural. It's not bicep. So if someone is trying to give you biceps training advice and they leave off the S do yourself a favor and run.The reason it’s biceps with an S is because the biceps are made up of two muscles. Hence “bi” and the “s”.