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The Easy Way to Find and Fix Muscle Imbalances

Key Takeaways A muscle imbalance is a noticeable size or strength discrepancy between muscle groups, such as having a right bicep that’s larger than your left, or a bigger upper body than lower body. The most common causes of muscle imbalances are improper workout programming and poor exercise technique, mobility, and flexibility. To fix muscle asymmetry,...

Can Paused Reps Help You Gain Muscle and Strength Faster? Science Says Yes…Kind Of.

Key Takeaways Paused reps involve a deliberate pause at some point during a weightlifting exercise, typically when it transitions from a lowering to a raising motion. Paused reps aren’t a “hack” for gaining muscle and strength faster, but they can indirectly contribute to long-term muscle and strength gain by improving your technique, making your training...

Should You Periodize Your Workouts? The Definitive Answer, According to 28 Studies

Key Takeaways Periodization is a method of organizing your training that involves emphasizing different aspects of your fitness at different times. Most periodization systems are best suited to intermediate and advanced weightlifters, not beginners. A simple way to periodize your training is to gradually increase intensity (load) and decrease volume (sets or reps) as you move...

The Goblet Squat Is the Move You Need to Tone Your Core and Lift Your Butt

How to Do a Goblet Squat–and Why You Should - Health ...

This Is What Happened When I Stopped Using Exercise as a Way to Lose Weight

What Happened When I Stopped Using Exercise as a Way to Lose Weight - Health ...