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            A common question that arises within the fitness industry is “how do I lose weight?” This inquiry is a closed ended question because a sure-fire way for an individual to lose weight does not exist. Trial and error must be utilized in order to discover the best way to lose weight for each individual. In this article, I will outline what methods have worked best for both me and my clients. The majority of people give up on a certain method of weight loss when they do not see “immediate results,” an expected outcome...

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            In order to maximize an individual’s progression within a specific muscle group; understanding the anatomy of the muscle group and following a proper training program are two crucial components to yielding real results. This article provides insight over the anatomy of the bicep and triceps muscle groups, as well as how to optimize arm focused training. Understanding the anatomy of a specific muscle group allows to the individual to properly structure a training program that yields real results. The bicep and triceps muscle groups consist of more type II muscle fibers, meaning they are...

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           In order to structure an effective workout program, the first step is to identify the fitness goal one desires. This specific fitness goal will determine how the workout program will be structured and how the set and rep scheme is utilized. Technique and form play a large part in overall progression, meaning emphasis on these components within the training program is crucial. These two components are determining factors regarding achieving actual results and progression. Regardless of the fitness goal, the workout program focus needs to consist of compound (multi-joint) movements. Compound (multi-joint) movements are most...

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         In order to maximize an individual’s progression within a specific muscle group; understanding the anatomy of the muscle group and following a proper training program are two crucial components to yielding real results. This article provides insight over the anatomy of the hamstrings, glutes, and quadriceps muscle groups, as well as how to optimize leg focused training. Understanding the anatomy of a specific muscle group allows to the individual to properly structure a training program that will yield real results. The leg muscle group consists of the largest muscles in the body and leg focused training...

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            In terms of achieving a desired fitness goal, understanding how to specifically train towards one’s goal is imperative when wanting to optimize results. This article aims to provide insight over the specific training principle of hypertrophy training. Different styles of training serve their own purpose depending on the desired outcome. The main variable that differentiates styles of training is the overall volume, or the number of repetitions performed during each set during a given training session. Each style of training imposes a different type of stimuli on the targeted muscle groups, which in turn...

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