WRITTEN BY JEFFREY T SPAETH, L.M.T, C.P.T. When people hear the word negative, it usually has an unfavorable connotation. This is not true in every case though. For example, using the word negative when talking about the ‘negative” technique of lifting weights. This technique can actually help you build muscle quicker than normal repetitions. What your accomplishing is . . .
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Written by Jeffrey T Spaeth, L.M.T, C.P.T. A common misnomer in the exercise world is you can only build your muscles using heavy weights with low repetitions. There have been studies conducted that show using light weights to the point of muscle fatigue can build muscle mass. This type of weight training can also shape . . .
Written by Linda Doyle, Personal Trainer. Throughout my career as a personal fitness trainer, I have heard women say numerous times “I want to lose weight, but I do not want to build muscle”. Honestly, this statement always baffles me. What I hear them saying is they want to lose weight by losing muscle, making themselves . . .