Rest Periods: How long and what to do

As you are moving through your workout, you may have, at some point, wondered how long you should rest between exercises and what you should be doing for those rest periods. What may seem like common sense is actually quite far from it and the amount of research that has been conducted on rest periods

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Lifting Light vs. Lifting Heavy and the Impact on Muscular Strength and Size

Think about all you know about gaining muscular strength and size. Perhaps you envision hoisting massive weights mightily overhead as you grunt like Atlas holding the heavens upon his back. Well maybe not quite that extreme but you probably assume that at some point in your pursuit of a Herculean physique it will be necessary

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How 4 Letters Can Spell Fitness Success

If you’ve been spinning your wheels at the gym, get familiar with F.I.T.T. to help you customize your workouts and achieve your goals!   When I taught introduction to strength and conditioning at Memorial University, the F.I.T.T. principle was an acronym used to help students (and trainees for that matter) design an effective workout program.

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