Factors Affecting Muscular Strength

By Chad Tackett | Oct 11, 2014 4:02:47 PM

I am often asked why one person develops strength and muscle faster than another when he or she is performing the same exercises and followong a similar strength training workout program. Many people feel that they must be doing something wrong because they aren’t getting the same results, muscular strength or muscular development as another person. It’s important to realize that there are six primary factors affecting every individual’s ability to achieve strength and muscle development, and we have little or no control over most of them. 

I am often asked why one person develops strength and muscle faster than another when he or she is performing the same exercises, following the same training program.

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Core Essentials: Beyond Ab & Back Routines

By Carol Murphy | Sep 15, 2014 2:52:03 PM

Getting a strong core means moving beyond a simple ab and back routine and incorporating exercises that develop a strong core, and a strstable power center. Your core is your engine of control through life.  A strong base of support at the core of the body allows for better transfer of forces to the extremities when we are lifting, throwing, kicking, swinging, running, etc.. To truly train the core, a deeper understanding of core essentials including both the inner and outer musculature is necessary.

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Total Body Conditioning

By Gerardo | Apr 11, 2013 12:05:23 AM

Over the past 25 years, ever since the introduction of Dr. Kenneth Cooper’s book, Aerobics, many individuals have focused on walking, running, cycling and other types of aerobic activity as their only means of exercise. Unfortunately, this has led to many of us neglecting another key component of fitness -

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