Weight Lifting 101

How Workouts Work

For Newbies Only: We will continue our series of Weight Lifting 101 posts here by introducing some new terms that you will have to become familiar with if you are going to succeed in changing the way you look. As you may have already guessed, working out with free weights is a little bit more complicated than doing steady...
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Exercises & Routines

Dividing Up Your Muscle Groups

Trying to figure out the perfect routine can be tough. It’s especially tough when you consider the fact that there’s no such thing as a perfect routine. Instead, you’re going to have to assess your personal needs and decide which muscles to work on which days. A number of factors will go into this decision, such as: What your...
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Exercises & Routines

Lunchtime Workouts

pic: How to maximize weight training in a short time? “Darrin, with my schedule, the only time I can lift is during lunch.  I can do cardio in the mornings, but I don’t have a home gym so lunchtime is when I lift.  The gym is 30 minutes away from home, but right across the street from my work. ...
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Exercises & Routines

Why Do Lifting Routines Assume A 7 Day Week?

…………. Sounds like a silly question, right?  I mean, a “real” week is 7 days, so shouldn’t our routines be based on “reality”? Actually, after years of lifting and running, I’m starting to come to the conclusion that in many cases, our bodies don’t care about “real weeks”.  Our bodies care about the balance between stimulation and recovery. The...
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Exercises & Routines

LeanLifters Beginner to Intermediate Training Program

The key to any beginner routine is to build a base of strength and to learn good training technique. To maximize your results, I highly recommend that you pick up one or all of the Official WorldFitnessNetwork lifting programs.  They go into great detail about routines for full-body results, strength, fat loss, hypertrophy (gaining muscle size) and cover every...
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