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Weight Training – Build Muscle And Change The Shape Of Your Body

There is a difference between losing weight and changing the way your body is shaped. Weight training is by far the best way to actually change the “shape” of your body.

If you want to lose weight and get in better shape you can go for a run a few times a week. You can burn fat by getting on a treadmill a few days each week.

Weight training however, (also known as resistance training), will do more to change the shape of your body than any amount of cardio exercise ever will. It causes you to increase muscle size which will make your shape more attractive and help burn fat faster by increasing your metabolic rate.

Personally speaking, I was shaped like a pear at 46 years old. That’s when I decided to take the challenge and dive into a workout program called the “Body For Life”. It changed … Read More

You Have To Tear Muscle To Build It

Okay, we all know that the quickest way to build muscle is to use progressive weight training.

Progressive means that as soon as you get used to lifting a certain amount of weight, you add a little more. Over time, you’ll get stronger because your muscles adapt by getting larger to handle the added weight.

Our bodies adapt to whatever stress we regularly put it through. When you lift weights, what you’re doing is actually tearing the muscle tissue in a healthy way. When you eat the proper nutrition, mostly protein, they’ll actually repair themselves. In fact, they get stronger and bigger without lifting more weight.

As you continue to lift more weight, your muscles will keep adapting to this increased overload. So they get bigger.

But one thing you may not know, is, lifting weights actually causes muscle fiber damage. And this microscopic damage needs to heal properly if … Read More

Weight Training For Women Over 50

It is commonly seen that most women don’t include weight training for women in their workout schedule because of the myths associated with it. But remember weight training for women is quite beneficial and must not be ignored. But to get only the positive results and no injury in the process, doing it right is a must. Therefore, written below are some of the good weight training exercises for women along with the precautions:

  • Dumbbells: Dumbbells are the most popular and common type of weight training exercise for both females and males. These little iron pieces tone up shoulder and arm muscles and if you do dumbbells with squats your leg muscles are sure to strengthen. If you are just beginning with weight training, don’t rush for the heaviest looking dumbbell. You know your strength therefore pick the dumbbell that you think you can comfortably pick. Gradually increase the

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Personal Trainer Toronto

PERSONAL TRAINING
Personal training is the skill of teaching a person how to use their body appropriately and resourcefully in every action they perform. It’s not just limited to weight training but also includes muscular and cardiovascular exercises. Due to hasty routines, people usually ignore their health, which costs them dearly and also reduce their competence for work. So it’s very important for all to have a personal trainer who perks up their health.

Personal trainer has a clear understanding of what suits best for the client. Different people have different needs; some need only a session to be briefed while some choose to work with an instructor over a period of time to get in the routine of work out and see concrete results. Others who can afford it choose to work with a trainer forever because clients feel that they will get better and consistent results.

Nowadays personal … Read More