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A head start is half the work!

Both fitness and weight training are in essence very simple. But in this case simple does not mean easy! Using the basic exercises given on this website it is impossible to grow stronger without your body as a whole at the same time becoming more impressive. When exercising with weights

Know your muscles

Muscle building explained: In this section the basic principles and techniques relating to muscle development will be explained. This elementary knowledge is important and deserves to be studied before you take up weight training. Putting together a workout on the basis of the Workout manager requires a reasonable knowledge of

Carbohydrates

Carbohydrates are the main suppliers of body energy.  They also add volume to a meal filling the stomach and giving you a sated feeling. Subsequently during the digestive processes the most important kinds of carbohydrates – better known as starch and sugar – are broken down to form glucose or

How much weight?

How much weight should I use while lifting? There is a short answer to this most frequently asked question: Every human body differs in strength when compared to others. Therefore you should find out for yourself by trial and error where the limits of your own strength when lifting lie.

Various methods of exercising

Yet another principle is the distinction between various methods of exercising. Exercises can be divided up into 4 categories: 1) Dumbbells and barbells 2) Fitness machines 3) Cables 4) Body weight. You will understand that for the proper development of your body it is necessary that all of the above

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