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The 5 Habits of Highly Fit Men | ManTraining.ca

By |January 18th, 2015|Fitness, Weights|

1. Highly Fit Men Eat Clean Home Cooked Food What we mean by eating clean is avoiding processed foods and favoring whole and organic foods. The absolute best way to achieve this is to cook and prepare your own meals. That way you know exactly what is going into each meal and you can ensure that your meals are balanced in terms Protein, Carbs and Fats. When eating balanced meals your body feels satisfied, and therefore has fewer cravings. When eating out, restaurant chefs use high levels of salt and unhealthy fat to make their food taste better Continue reading “The 5 Habits of Highly Fit Men | ManTraining.ca” »

Strength Training Parameters For Dummys | ManTraining.ca

By |December 14th, 2014|Fitness Tips, Weights|

If you are not getting the results you want out of your workouts or having a hard time breaking through a plateau, here are a few questions to ask yourself: 1) Do you consistently time your rest intervals between each set? 2) Do you alter your repetition ranges every few weeks? 3) Do you know how many seconds each of your sets lasts? 4) Do you control the speed of each repetition? 5) Do you alter the exercises you use every few weeks? 6) Are you getting sufficient recovery between each workout? 7) How do you determine which exercises come first in a given workout? 8) How do you determine which type of program split to use? Continue reading “Strength Training Parameters For Dummys | ManTraining.ca” »

Breaking Down the Front Squat | ManTraining.ca

By |November 19th, 2014|Fitness Tips, Weights|

Although often overshadowed by it’s behind the neck counterpart (atleast in commercial gyms) the Front Squat is a powerful and majestic exercise that delivers tons of bang-for-your-buck as well as major transfer into your other lifts. In fact from a transfer-into-other-lifts perspective the Front Squat is to the Back Squat as the Overhead Press is to the Bench Press. Moreover, good Front Squat technique demonstrates great ankle mobility, good Quadriceps output, strong midline stabilization, as well as very healthy shoulder mobility. Perhaps it is for these reasons Front Squats Continue reading “Breaking Down the Front Squat | ManTraining.ca” »

FITNESS Tip #13: Improve Biceps Development with Seated Exercises

By |March 28th, 2014|Fitness Tips, Weights|

Arm curls are the most basic of all exercises, and can be performed in either a standing or a sitting position. Generally, you should perform [...]

FITNESS TIP #12: Give your Deadlift Training a Boost with Contrast Training

By |March 27th, 2014|Fitness Tips, Weights|

Varying the weights between sets of deadlifts is a great way to add variety to your training and give yourself the confidence to pull heavier [...]

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