Posts tagged muscle
Weight Training 101: Rep Ranges for Size and Strength

Rep ranges matter.  There are big differences between a low rep set with heavy resistance and a higher rep set with moderate resistance.  In this article, you'll explore these differences and the more general difference between training for muscle growth and training for strength gains.  

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Weight Training 101: How Muscles Work

The first in a series of Weight Training 101 Articles.  Here, you'll learn the basics about your muscles: what they do, how they work, and the process of a muscular contraction.  This article serves as a foundation for the next articles that teach how to create workouts and training schedules to reach any fitness goal. 

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Yoga For Structural Integrity and Where to Start

The complementary stretching and strengthening action of yoga poses serves to restore the structural integrity of the musculoskeletal system.  If you suffer from shoulder or back pain while exercising this article is for you!  Learn how to restore the integrity of the major, postural joints so you can keep lifting heavy and feel better doing it.  

Not a weight lifter? It's all good.  This article will give you an intro to practicing yoga by exploring the physiological benefits of a consistent yoga practice.  Yoga has long been one of the best things you can do for you body and mind, so check it out! 

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