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,…

Powering Through Sets

Powering Through Sets   Part 1: The Basics   What do you need to know about sets and reps?   In our previous series, we took an in-depth look at what makes the perfect repetition. We discovered that there are specific rep scales a bodybuilder can use to achieve specific goals. Ultimately, it would be…

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…