I know there are lots of body building applications to handle your exercises on the Play Store, however allow me reveal to one of the best.
If you’re searching for an android app that will assist you with your bodybuilding routine, then the Hercules Workout Log & Tracker is definitely one to take into consideration.
It’s Simple To Use
Where heavy lifting in monitoring your workouts is concerned, Hercules is there for you!
All you have to do is create your program, build your exercises, establish your repetitions, weights and rest times and…you’re done!… Continue reading...
What Are Body Type And How Do They Differ From Each Other?
There are three general body types:
The Ectomorph tends to be tall and slim/thin.
The Mesomorph has what would be described as an average build and height.
The Endomorph has a natural tendency to be stocky and heavy-set.
All three body types are very distinct from each other from an athletic standpoint. Ectomorphs are generally better suited for speed and stamina and typically have longer limbs (think basketball players).… Continue reading...
How Much Influence Does Your DNA Have Over Muscle Growth?
In our previous article, we examined how genetics played a role in determining how a bodybuilder would perform.
You learned that genes and DNA influence how a bodybuilder’s physique will develop, sometimes making it easier to make specific muscle gains such as being able to build bigger biceps with less training than another bodybuilder would.
You also learned that your genes are not the be-all and end-all of your path in bodybuilding.… Continue reading...
How Your Performance As A BodyBuilder Is Affected By Your Genes And DNA
The results you can expect to acheive when bodybuilding with specific exercises are, to some extent, determined by the genes in your DNA. You inherit certain genes and traits from your parents and there’s nothing you can do about those genes. You are who you are.
What you can do is work with your particular set of genes so that you maximize your body building results.
You’ve probably come across a few of those individuals who just have to look at some barbells and you can see the their biceps and triceps grow before your eyes.… Continue reading...
How To Build Muscle Mass In As Safe A Way As Possible?
In my previous blog post, I talked about how to be smart in a gym by using a spotter when lifting heavy weights, the importance of wearing weight belts (to avoid lower back strain) and when to use them and why it’s critical that you go through a warm-up routine before getting into your proper bodybuilding workout.
In this post, I’ll look at some more ways you can use to improve your personal safety when working out at home in in the gym.… Continue reading...
What Attracts So Many People To Bodybuilding?
Arnold Schwarzenegger was probably the single biggest influence in bringing bodybuilding into the public consciousness. Since his peak in the 1970s, with him and many other Mr. Olympia winners dominating the bodybuilding scene, it’s no wonder that people looking for a leaner, more sculpted body are heading to the nation’s gyms looking for bodybuilding gold.
What may have formerly been seen as a very niche form of staying fit and exercising has now been transformed into a very common approach to fitness.… Continue reading...
In Part 1 of this article, we examined and debunked 3 major bodybuilding myths.
You learned that while modern body builders may be aesthetically pleasing to look at, they are also physically strong and are well able to hold their own in competition with more traditional “strongmen” who haven’t trained to achieve the “X-Form” and physical symmetry of classical bodybuilders.
The article also talked about how it’s not possible to muscle to turn into fat, if you stop exercising, for the very simple reason that muscle and fat are two entirely different types of tissue in the body.… Continue reading...
Modern Bodybuilding’s Pervasive Myths
Anyone who’s considering building muscle and researched what’s involved has probably come across some very widespread myths and misinformation about body building.
If you’re serious about transforming your body, then you should be aware of these myths so you can safely ignore them and concentrate on what really matters – building your strength, physique and overall performance.
Having the right expectations about what’s involved and the results you can achieve will set you on the right path; and knowing how your body works is paramount in this process as well.… Continue reading...