Blogs about Strength Training

Wednesday, June 25, 2014 • Chicago, IL 60601
Brian Donovan Fitness Blog
WHAT IS FUNCTIONAL FITNESS TRAINING?Functional fitness training can be described as any program that includes exercises designed to mimic and/or help you to perform daily tasks or activities safely and efficiently.
Friday, May 30, 2014
Health, Fitness, and Exercise
There are six main categories of supplements:Protein PowdersNot surprisingly, these supplements help add more protein to your diet. Proteins are crucial to grow and maintain muscle and are part of every cell, tissue, and organ. All protein powders can help you to build lean tissue as well as aid in muscle recovery. Soy protein and whey protein also aid in optimizing body composition.
Thursday, May 08, 2014 • B4C 2N2, CA
Renita Collier's Blog
First of all, lets face it: Putting everything else aside, life is EASIER when you’re strong.  Carrying groceries? One trip. Children to carry? No problem. Car stuck in the snow? Push it out with ease.Plus, whether you’re 100 lbs overweight or just need to lose the last 15, strength training is one of the most effective ways to burn fat and build muscle.
Monday, April 28, 2014 • Miami Beach, FL 33139
The Bio Mechanic
Whether you're training for an event or just exercising to be healthier and look better, using the 4 basic training principles to plan your workout schedule is extremely helpful.  The principles are specificity, progression, overload, and recovery.  I'll explain them in general here and discuss each one in detail over the next couple weeks.   
Saturday, April 19, 2014 • Kent, OH 44240
Friday, April 11, 2014 • Manassas, VA 22192
Adrienne Vose with Move More Fitness, LLC
Spring is here and now is the time to prepare your body for those Summer activities. Weight training has countless benefits and can be used in any fitness routine, regardless of age or end goal. For some women, weight training has a stigma that it will make them big and bulky, but that is not the case. While weight training can be used to increase strength, size, and definition of muscles, it also helps to combat fat gains. Since muscle burns more calories at rest than fat, having leaner muscle mass can help people lose weight.
Tuesday, March 25, 2014 • Winfield, IL 60190
Tanner's Blog
As a way to improve physical function, you can train infrequent movement patterns.  For giggles, the next time you go to rinse off a dish at the sink, try holding the dish in the opposite hand.  If you're like most, it will feel weird and you won't be as good at it.  The same holds true for larger movement patterns.  Try walking or lunging backwards.  Better yet, practice your backwards bear crawl and challenge me the next time we bump into each other.