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8 Ways to Break a Weight Training Plateau | Weight & Resistance Training Tips by Matt C. Patient Expert Posted Thu 22 Jan 2009 4:40pm 2 Comments Hit a Plateau with Your Weight Training or Resistance Exercise Routine? Use These Proven Techniques to Jump-Start Your Training and Get Back On Track. Training plateaus are inevitable. Anyone who has been exercising or weight-lifting for an extended period of time will eventually hit one. It’s never an issue of will I plateau, but when.  ... Read on »
Podcast: Strength Training vs. Resistance Training by PJ S. Healthy Living Professional Posted Thu 08 Jan 2009 2:46pm Strength training, resistance training, weight training, weight lifting, "working with the weights"...all these terms describe essentially the same thing, right?? Wrong. In order to give yourself the best chance to succeed at improving your muscular fitness and reducing your body fat, you need to be STRENGTH TRAINING...and, YES, there is a d ... Read on »
Resistance Training Update: My One-Month Weight Lifting Progress Report by Jimmy M. Healthy Living Professional Posted Wed 16 Jan 2008 5:28pm 2 Comments In just a few short weeks, I'm already seeing muscle formation It was one month ago that I began for the first time in my life to get serious about resistance training to try to build my upper body strength. When I was losing weight in 2004, my exercise routine was exclusively dedicated to cardiovascular workouts on the treadmill or elliptical ... Read on »
Weight Lifting vs. resistance training by Lucy J. Patient Expert Posted Tue 08 Dec 2009 12:49am Before modern invention, the ability to build muscle or strength train for sport or fun, was dependant on the clever use of what ever nature made available, as seen on Egyptian tombs, with displays of men exercising with make-shift techniques of swinging rock or sand. According to the earliest records, the Greeks began the Olympics in 776 B.C. a ... Read on »
Resistance training is more important and far more effective than cardio for fat loss, and is an essential part of your training by Richard S. Patient Expert Posted Mon 06 Sep 2010 2:26pm The Essential 8 So, you want to get lean; you want to be ripped! You have your nutrition targeted at fat loss; you have your supplement regimen all ready. Now, you just need your training program sorted, and you will be ready to roll. How do you train for fat loss? What are the best exercises to include? What is the best split to us ... Read on »
Five Resistance Training Myths in the Running World by Eric C. Healthy Living Professional Posted Tue 26 Aug 2008 4:30pm 1 Comment To some, resistance training is the Rodney Dangerfield of the running community; it gets no respect. To others, it’s like Tom Cruise; runners think it might be useful, but it just doesn’t make any sense to them. And then, there are those to whom resistance training is like Abraham Lincoln; it’s freed them from being slaves to ineffective pro ... Read on »
Five Resistance Training Myths in the Running World by Eric C. Healthy Living Professional Posted Wed 26 Mar 2008 11:49am To some, resistance training is the Rodney Dangerfield of the running community; it gets no respect. To others, it’s like Tom Cruise; runners think it might be useful, but it just doesn’t make any sense to them. And then, there are those to whom resistance training is like Abraham Lincoln; it’s freed them from being slaves to ineffective programmin ... Read on »
Muscle hypertrophy Resistance training How big should your workout be? by Bill .. Posted Thu 14 May 2009 4:38pm Getting bigger muscles is the top priority of anyone working out with weights. Lets look at how your muscles get bigger and then you can figure out what it will take for you to increase your muscle gains. Muscle hypertrophy Muscle hypertrophy is when your muscles cells get thicker. You muscle cells will thicken but not lengthen and it is ... Read on »
Aerobic Exercise vs Resistance Training by Alvin B. Lin Medical DoctorHealth Maven Posted Thu 17 Jan 2013 3:00am How many times have you read an article and had one of those "I coulda had a V8" moments?  Duh, right?  With that said, we try not to make assumptions in science & medicine.  We want proof.  And not just that observational stuff.  We look for the randomized controlled trial data that removes any chance of coincidence from the picture.  So w ... Read on »
Cardio vs. Resistance Training: What is Better for Fat Burning? by Chris Keith Posted Tue 13 Oct 2009 10:05pm There are a variety of ways to burn fat. It is commonly believed that intense cardiovascular exercise is the only way to burn fat and that resistance training, such as weight lifting, is only for building muscle mass. The two are not mutually exclusive. An active resistance training schedule and strength training will increase muscle mass, wh ... Read on »