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            In this week’s blog post, I cover the importance of exercise selection and how it can make or break potential results from a training program. Every individual that works out has an underlying motive behind why they train; to lose weight, gain weight, maintain or simply just to improve overall health and quality of life. The underlying motive is ultimately the determining variable when attempting to decide what exercises to include in a training program. Many variables come in to play and I’ll touch on those later in the article. This reason behind this...

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             In this blog post, I briefly explain the difference between these three lifting principles and their respected benefits. When an individual has a specific training goal, the first thing to determine is “How should I train in order to achieve this goal?”. Yes, all of these listed principles are applicable for whatever fitness goal that may be present but may not be the most efficient in reaching that specific goal. In order to maximize results from a training program, the individual needs to understand how the body will react to specific stressors and understand...

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           I haven’t been writing blogs or doing much related to fitness pertaining to my website and social media for the past few months. My reasoning behind this little absence of mine was due to an opportunity I couldn’t pass up. I recently moved out of a toxic work environment in Lubbock because I got offered a General Manager position at a gym in the Dallas area. The changes that have ensued gave me an opportunity to take a step back from things and embrace the changes going on in my personal life. But now that...

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            A common issue many individuals run into pertaining to fitness is that of determining the kind of training program that best suits them. This issue causes individuals to become impatient when attempting to adhere to a specific type of training. The impatience brought on by this issue is simply due to expecting quick short-term results, which sadly will not occur. Different training styles are better suited for specific fitness goals and have their respected benefits, meaning the goal is ultimately the main factor when determining the style of training that best suits the individual. If...

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            Building muscle can be a difficult task for many individuals, this occurs because of improper training and exercise selection. Understanding the anatomy of a specific muscle group is a crucial component when aiming to build muscle. Many individuals suffer from poor exercise selection which ultimately leads to lack of results or plateaued progression. In order to target a given muscle group effectively, the individual’s training program needs to revolve around compound movements. Compound movements are multi-joint exercises that force the entire muscle group to come into play in order to complete the exercise. These...

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