How to Get Started with Weight Training

How to Pick Your Perfect Workout Split

"I just want to know the 'best' workout split" When I first started working out I was enamored with how many different ways people could split up their training. Countless hours were spent researching all the different variations and why they were the “best.” If ...
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What is Neural Drive?

Neural Drive is the term people use commonly when referring to strength gains that don't accompany muscle growth. Essentially, it refers to an adaptation in which the nervous system is more efficiently communicating with the muscles and is able to produce greater force despite the ...
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Neural Plasticity and Strength Training

When it comes to strength training it’s really common to hear people refer to ”Neurological Strength” or ”Neural Drive” when discussing the importance of the the neurological system in strength. This statement has a lot of basis but unfortunately the majority of people that mention ...
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Growing out of your Newbie Phase; The Essential Guide

How the hell do you become one of those people that regularly goes to the gym? How do those people always know what to do? Should I hire a trainer to teach me all of these things? These are some of the questions many of ...
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Getting Started: The Bench Press

The bench press is practically synonymous with resistance training. As you'd expect this results in a large emphasis on benching among newbie gym goers chasing a brag-worthy answer to that persistent question: “How much can you bench?” I’m going to tell you right now, don’t ...
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Getting Started: The Deadlift

The deadlift is the most literal form of “lifting weight.”  You are simply taking a heavy weight from the ground, grasping it firmly, and picking it up.  Simple as that.  The deadlift is one of the most effective exercises for building raw strength, firing up ...
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Getting Started: The Squat

The squat is without a doubt one of the most effective exercises you can ever do. It's evident by the fact that it is literally everywhere in the fitness world: Bodyweight training? Air squat Weight Training? Weighted Squats Kettlebell? Goblet Squat Crossfit? All the squats! ...
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The “New year, New me” guide

Okay, all of your friends and family are tired of hearing you say "new year, new me" so let's make it stick this time, shall we?  The questions to ask yourself Where are you at now? Take an honest self assessment of yourself now. Be ...
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