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Deltoid Detonation – 4 New Exercises

Impressively rounded delts impart a dominant aesthetic. And you only get this look with significant hypertrophy of all parts of the muscle. If your progress has stalled despite progressive overload, consider landmine loading. Why? Because of the semi-constrained bar path, variable resistance, and angled force-vectors. But we’ll save the nerdy stuff for later. First, let’s …

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Nature’s Two Most Powerful Exercise Recovery Tools

In part one of this series, Train Hard, Recover Harder, I explained that stress is a double-edged sword. To make adaptations, you need to impose stress, but too much stress will interfere with your recovery.   Stress can be both good and bad, but your body doesn’t differentiate between types of stress, and your body can only handle …

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Nature’s Two Most Powerful Exercise Recovery Tools

In part one of this series, Train Hard, Recover Harder, I explained that stress is a double-edged sword. To make adaptations, you need to impose stress, but too much stress will interfere with your recovery.   Stress can be both good and bad, but your body doesn’t differentiate between types of stress, and your body can only handle …

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Revamping Your Personal Training Resume for 2021

Get the Basics… Fitness Business Management software integrations Updating your website Revamping your resume Is the cover letter dead? Welcome back to Sweat Equity Digital. In this week’s edition, we’ll take a look at a few business integrations that Exercise.com clients are using to keep their business management endeavors effortless. And we’ll be talking about …

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The Importance of Structured Training Programs in Recovery

What if I told you that by improving your training program, you could dramatically improve your recovery and your results?   In part one of this series Train Hard, Recover Harder, I explained that training was one of many stressors that your body has to deal with and that stress management is the key strategy to …

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The Importance of Structured Training Programs in Recovery

What if I told you that by improving your training program, you could dramatically improve your recovery and your results?   In part one of this series Train Hard, Recover Harder, I explained that training was one of many stressors that your body has to deal with and that stress management is the key strategy to …

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Trained Immunity: One Step Closer to Superhuman

There are several components that contribute to a robust immune system. Among them are having good genes, eating a nutritious diet, and participating in regular exercise. We should also avoid stress, pollution, and potentially harmful chemicals in our food and water. Lastly, it might be a good idea to carry a 10-foot bamboo pole to …

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Train Hard, Recover Harder | Breaking Muscle

Based on my email inbox and Instagram DMs, recovery from training is a hot topic. I get asked all kinds of questions about recovery techniques.   “Can you assess my supplement stacks?” “Should I do active recovery workouts?” “When do I foam roll?” “How would you change my nutrition on rest days?” “What stretching routine …

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Train Hard, Recover Harder | Breaking Muscle

Based on my email inbox and Instagram DMs, recovery from training is a hot topic. I get asked all kinds of questions about recovery techniques.   “Can you assess my supplement stacks?” “Should I do active recovery workouts?” “When do I foam roll?” “How would you change my nutrition on rest days?” “What stretching routine should I do post-workout?” “Will ice …

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