Archive for March 5th, 2012

How long have you been making this mistake?

- March 5th, 2012

(Note: The following post is courtesy Bruce Krahn of www.ebodi.com.)

BruceKrahnHi, Bruce here from www.ebodi.com.

Many people get stuck in a rut when it comes to their exercise programs and end up repeating the same thing every time they go to work out.

This is problematic as your body adapts very quickly to exercise stimulus and this will slow your results and can even lead to muscle imbalance and repetitive strain injuries.

Here is a simple tip that you can apply the next time you go to the gym to bring about better results faster.

The more experience you have with lifting weights, the fewer reps your body needs.

While performing 3 sets of 10-12 reps is a great place to start, after awhile this will get old and will stop producing results. One great way to change this up is to flip it upside down.

A simple way is to try doing 10 sets of 3 reps. Another possibility is to do 6 sets of 5 reps.

The key to making this work is to select the appropriate weight.

Please don’t use the same weight you did while performing 3 sets of 10. This would not be heavy enough.

Take this opportunity to lift a heavier weight and perform fewer reps over more sets.

This will challenge your muscles and nervous system to adapt and change — and that’s what you want from your exercise program — change.

The possibilities are endless so please do not become bored with your exercise program.

Switch things up and get stronger — you are going to love the way it feels when you know you are stronger than 99% of all other mortals!

Stay STRONG.

Bruce

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Introducing ‘The Fittest Man on Earth’ …

- March 5th, 2012
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