Body Composition Training 101: Intensity

Intensity: Qualitative measure of your effort level in the gym, how “hard” you work out. Recommendations: Push yourself to momentary muscular failure on most sets. TOUGHEN UP! Here is the …

Body Composition Training 101: Exercise Form

Exercise form: The manner in which you execute/perform a particular lift Recommendations: Use various tempo prescriptions, always with a controlled negative/lowering phase. Most common: 3-1-1-0, 3-0-1-0, 2-0-2-0, 2-0-2-1. If I …

Body Composition Training 101: Reps

Repetitions (Reps): The number of times you lift the weight in a given set. Recommendations: 6-15 reps per set THE SCIENCE IS CLEAR The research and literature regarding adaptations to …

Body Composition Training 101: Volume

Volume: Amount of work performed during a training session. The total amount of weight lifted, the total amount of time under tension. The number of exercises and sets performed in …