Smart Gym Moves

Thinking Like a Pro: Smart Gym Moves   Part 1   Why are so many people attracted to bodybuilding?   Since Arnold Schwarzenegger and countless other Mr. Olympias in the United States began dominating the modern bodybuilding scene, it’s not surprising that countless would-be bodybuilders are flocking the nation’s gyms in search for bodybuilding gold.…

The Ideal Muscular Body

The Ideal Muscular Body   Part 1: Structure and Form   What are the ideal characteristics of a bodybuilder’s body?   People go into bodybuilding for different reasons. Some engage in weightlifting exercises to lose weight and build muscle mass to improve their looks.   Others engage in bodybuilding to strengthen weak muscles and joints,…

Matters of Resistance

Matters of Resistance   Part 1: Essential Bodybuilding Tips   What is intensity and how does it contribute to a bodybuilder’s progress?   The intensity of a weightlifting exercise is determined primarily by the resistance being used by the bodybuilder. Resistance, or the weight of the plates themselves, has a marked effect on the bodybuilder’s…

Muscle Building Myths

Breaking Down All The Muscle Building Myths   What are the pervasive myths of modern bodybuilding?   Part 1 Modern bodybuilding, just like any other sport, is mired by widespread misinformation or “myths” that can discourage a budding bodybuilder from pursuing his muscle-bound dreams.   If you are a beginner or if you’re thinking of…

Bodybuilding Body Types

The Different Bodybuilding Body Types   How do bodybuilding body types differ from each other?   From an athletic point of view, ectomorphs, endomorphs and mesomorphs can be quite distinct from each other. Ectomorphs, or linear-leaning individuals, are often better suited for activities that require speed and stamina and they generally have longer limbs.  …