Blog Posts - Weight Training



Getting Back to the Fundamentals

It’s always seemed odd to me that when it comes to the fundamentals of education, people talk about the three R’s — reading, ‘riting, and ‘rithmetic. Or is it reading, writing, and arithmetic? Either way, out of a possible three, th...
by Bertram's Blog on Aug 19, 2016

A Guide To Exercise After Weight Loss Surgery

Exercises to Avoid After Bariatric Surgery Bariatric surgery is considered one of the best ways to lose weight when diet and exercise have failed. But bariatric surgery is not a substitute for diet and exercise. Once you’ve completed your surgery,...
by Mexico Bariatric Center Blog on Jul 13, 2016

How Does Strength Training Help You Lose More Fat?

A vast majority of women who exercise regularly do not do it to enhance their flexibility, increase strength, or build muscle. They do it to keep their body fat percentage low. But what exactly is the best and most efficient way for women to lose wei...
by Fitness Tips for Life on Jun 4, 2016

3 Days Until the Big Powerlifting Event

Okay, it's only 3 days until I compete in my first powerlifting competition and I'm a little nervous.  Just had my last workout before the event this Saturday and I'm feeling pretty confident that I will do well.  Although, I have to admit...
by Forever Fit and Firm on Jun 1, 2016

Moist Balls! I don’t think anybody saw that coming!

Well, the past few months have been quite a change for me. I don’t think many people saw that coming. Not even myself! Who the heck would have thought that I would make a major life change such as abstaining … Continue reading →...
by The Regular Guy NYC on May 27, 2016

Life can be cruel when you can’t view your penis anymore!

  Life can be cruel when you can’t view your penis anymore! Yeah, I have been kind of absent from the blogiverse lately as I have been focused on getting my bloated man-ass back in shape. I had a bit … Continue reading →...
by The Regular Guy NYC on May 1, 2016

My First Powerlifting Competition at the Age of 57

I've written many posts about inspirational people over the age of 50 and now I'm trying to become one.  I plan to compete in my first powerlifting competition at the age of 57.  Although I've competed in many bodybuilding competitions, pow...
by Forever Fit and Firm on Apr 2, 2016

Preventing Muscles Loss Due to Aging

It’s a biological fact that as most people age their arms and legs become visibly smaller. This is due to shrinkage of the muscles. Along with smaller muscles comes less strength and the increased risk of falling and fracturing or breaking a bone.
by Body Health Pro on Mar 24, 2016

Running Into A Lifestyle Change Head-On With No Fear.

A major life change is somewhat scary unless you have a plan to tackle it head on. I did, and am now taking life by the throat and laughing at fear’s face. Challenge accepted! Just after participating in the Cupid’s Undie … Continu...
by The Regular Guy NYC on Mar 23, 2016

Weight training plus aerobic periodization

Weight training plus aerobic periodization: Begin by doing a good lower body split-weight session to burn all the carbohydrates (muscle glycogen) stored in your large leg muscles. Then, do light-to moderate-intensity aerobic exercise using a treadmil...
by Perdita Di Peso on Feb 21, 2016

Three Exercises for Keeping Healthy Shoulders

Your shoulders are one of the largest and most complex joints in your body and also has the most range of motion of all the joints in your body.  There is hardly any upper body movement in which your shoulders are not involved.  Thus, havin...
by Forever Fit and Firm on Feb 19, 2016

The Over 50 Golf Power Training Program - Leg and Hip Strength

Older golfers often experience injuries to their backs, shoulders, elbows, wrists, and hips.  The most probable cause of these injuries is due to the powerful ballistic swinging action involved in driving the ball.  Thus, older golfers must...
by Forever Fit and Firm on Feb 15, 2016

Importance of Supplements When Building Body

Individuals who set their minds and work to body building do so for a number of reasons. Some of them include the fact that it can be used as a way of improving a person’s physical appearance in order to look more attractive.Some do it to enter int...
by Muscle Bodybuilder on Feb 11, 2016

Weight training for Weight Loss

Weight training for Weight Loss, Weight training is a resistance exercise that is, by definition, the opposite of aerobics. Specifically, it is high-intensity, short-duration exercise expressly meant for building and preserving muscle mass and increa...
by Perdita Di Peso on Feb 1, 2016

The Proper Way to Workout

Everyone these days lead such busy lives, that it can be a real chore to find the time to get your workouts in. Raising children, working, going to school and taking care of your family can make finding time workout impossible. Women tend to put ever...
by Muscle Bodybuilder on Jan 25, 2016

High Reps and Feeder Workouts

I ran across this video and just loved what Tim and Rich have to say about a couple of things. They are obviosuly really smart and in this 12 minutes or so there are some real gems of knowledge High Rep vs Low Reps Sets First of all there is the argu...
by Fitness Tips for Life on Jan 3, 2016

Add Muscle to Lose Fat

As the New Year approaches, people make resolutions about weight loss and most of them start a low- calorie diet in January to accomplish this goal.  By the end of February, if they can hold out that long, some people will have lost a significan...
by Forever Fit and Firm on Dec 22, 2015

Two of My Favorite Exercises For Upper Back Strength

I'm in my 50s and I know that strength training is the most effective way to build and maintain my muscle mass, and to keep my strength.  I strength train 3 to 4 times each week and I can honestly say, I'm stronger than I was in my 20s.  It...
by Forever Fit and Firm on Dec 13, 2015

Strength Training is Not Only For the Young

If you think that strength training is only for enhancing muscular development in the young, you are mistaken.  Results of a 2009 large scale study involving over 1600 men and women who performed one set of resistance exercises 2 or 3 days per w...
by Forever Fit and Firm on Dec 9, 2015

Want to Increase Your Metabolism? Strength Train

Science is revealing more and more information about how important building and maintaining muscle is to your health especially as you age.  Losing muscle as you age is a natural process and along with that muscle loss is a corresponding decreas...
by Forever Fit and Firm on Dec 5, 2015


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