Death to the OLD split method of recovery days
First, I would like to start with "everyone can achieve their different goals with a different method!"
OK, I feel better, its like a disclaimer. NOW!
The old split routine would be the "typical" bodybuilding method of training chest and triceps on International Chest Day (Monday for the newbies). Then moving on to back and biceps, etc, etc. Each body part gets their respective day of the week. In this method, you would only work chest (or anything for that matter) once a week.
For a newbie, that is trying to get used to a routine and needs some structure...
When the doctor says you can't.....
This is an article about my situation and why I don't like excuses. An extreme version of no excuses is watching a one-armed man lift atlas stones. So.....compared to that, my story is nothing, but I wanted to tell it anyway.
There are memes all around about, "When someone brings up squats, everyone has a story about how they hurt their knee."
I have dislocated my right knee 4 times and had complete reconstructive knee surgery. I dislocated my left knee twice, and had no medical attention for this. I still squat and I am increasing strength on a regular...
Food vs Supplements
We are a supplement company, so we have a vested interest in customers taking supplements. (Now that disclaimers out of the way). WHOLEFOOD IS PREFERRED! Even by us.
Supplements, by definition, are to "supplement" a naturally occurring healthy diet.
Ask anyone, the hardest thing about a fitness based life is the eating. Professionals in the physique realm have to adhere to a regimen of cutting body fat percentage for a competition. They cannot accomplish this without a restricted diet. Strongman competitors eat massive amounts of food in a day, and the World's Strongest Man has been quoted as saying, "the hardest...
How many of you make the resolution every year to be more fit? How many have had the post-baby body issues and want to get your body back? How many of you are not happy with what you see in the mirror? TOO MANY!
Unfortunately the fitness industry knows this and preys on your insecurities.
First, you decide to change. Then you have to filter through the plethora of options to meet your goals (gym membership, personal trainers, group classes, videos, start running, etc).
Then, you will be focusing on nutrition and eating "right". This is where i see...