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Succeeding with Weights and Resistance Training

Although starting weight training does not require much expense or time, getting the results you want is a matter of drive, planning and commitment. Like anything else, your success with weight training will be defined by the quality of advice and how you implement it. Here is where you can find both.

Advanced Split Routine Strength and Bodybuilding Training
This weight training program spans the intersection of strength and muscle in an advanced workout using split weekly sessions.

Pros and Cons of High-Intensity Training
High-intensity training, HIT, HIIT, and how to use it.

Understanding Sets and Reps for Weight Training Goals
Follow a few simple rules on sets and reps.

The Ultimate Bodybuilding Program
The best bodybuilding program for amateur bodybuilders.

High Intensity Intervals with Weights
Get a real heart-pounding workout by combining weights with interval running.

10 Muscles That Make You Look Big
To get that ripped, highly muscled look, in nice proportion, you need to work on certain muscles.

Muscle Building with Targeted Exercises - Build Muscle with Targeted Exercises
Muscle Building with Targeted Exercises - Build Muscle with Targeted Exercises

Strong Forearm Muscles with Weight Training
Enhance your forearm muscles with these highly targeted weight training exercises.

Build Shoulder Strength and Muscle with Weights
Enhance your shoulder muscles with these highly targeted weight training exercises.

Build Strong Back Muscles with Weight Training
Enhance your back muscles with these highly targeted weight training exercises.

Build Great Abdominal Muscles
Enhance your abdominal muscles with these highly targeted weight training exercises.

Weight Training Exercises for Calf Muscles
Enhance your calf muscles with these highly targeted weight training exercises.

Weight Training Exercises for the Thighs
Enhance your thighs with these highly targeted weight training exercises.

Weight Training Exercises for Butt Muscles - How to Build Butt Muscles wtih...
Weight Training Exercises for Butt Muscles - How to Build Butt Muscles wtih Weight Training

Weight Training Exercises for Chest Muscles - Which Weight Training Exercises...
Weight Training Exercises for Chest Muscles - Which Weight Training Exercises for Chest Muscles

Exercises for the Bicep Muscles - Develop the Biceps with These Exercises
Exercises for the Bicep Muscles - Develop the Biceps with These Exercises

Exercises for the Tricpes Muscles - Develop the Triceps Muscle With These...
Exercises for the Tricpes Muscles - Develop the Triceps Muscle With These Exercises

Review of the book Muscle Explosion: 28 Days to Maximum Mass by Nick Nilsson
Review of the book Muscle Explosion: 28 Days to Maximum Mass by Nick Nilsson. A high-powered program for quick muscle building.

The Holiday Stay Fit Guide
At times of festivity, we all tend to eat and drink a little too much and exercise too little. It only takes a week or so of this behavior for the pounds to start accumulating and your fitness to go out the back door.

10 Exercises for Training the Abdominal Muscles
Everyone wants a decent 6-pack, that is, the showy abdominal muscles that look like a washboard, or at least a flat stomach that hints at the underlying muscle. Here are 10 exercises, some you may not have thought of, for developing the abs or abdominal muscles.

How Much Muscle Did You Put On in a Month?
How successful were you at building muscle. Let me know how much you were able to build in your best month.

Review of Brad Schoenfeld's Women's Home Workout Bible
A comprehensive resource for home training with weights, bodyweight, bands, tubes and inexpensive resources.

A Weight Training Workout for Children
Controversial in the past, children and teens can do appropriate weight training and gym training without the fears of health damage and injury.

Home Dumbbell Weight Training Program
Dumbbells provide a great deal of variety for your weight training programs. If you can't afford a gym subscription, "dumbbells at home" is a good alternative. Check out this home weight training program with dumbbells.

Advanced Weight Training Fitness Workout
This is a workout program for individual trainers who have been training for more than six months regularly, who have a good level of fitness and who want something more challenging.

Are Buff Women Hot or Not - Hot or Not: Buff Women
Michelle Obama has been getting attention lately for reasons other than politics. Her regular workouts and the toned shape of her arms has lead to positive and negative comments in the celebrity media. Which body shape do you prefer - a fit, buff looking Michelle Obama or a leaner, yet obviously still popular, Keira Knightly?

Weight Training for Power
Power is the combination of speed and strength. To get powerful you need to train for strength then overlay that strength with speed. Here's a general program that shows you how to do just that.

10 Exercises to Make You Look Good Naked
Losing weight, building muscle and reshaping your body can improve the way you look. Here are 10 features to aim for in your body improvement efforts.

Best Exercises for Lower-Body Weight Training
For some trainers lower-body workouts mean squats, squats and more squats. It doesn't have to be that way. Here is a program that adds strength, muscle and variety.

Target Muscles with Specific Exercises
Certain weight training exercises are best for targeting certain muscles. But how do you know which is best for which muscles. This article provides a summary.

Workouts for Arm Strength and Muscle
Build strength and muscle with this selection of arm exercises with weights.

How Much Muscle in a Month?
With the right diet and training, how much muscle is it possible to build in one month and then one year? It will be different for age, gender, body composition and type and factors such as training type and nu triton.

A High Power Fat Loss Program
Lose weight quickly with this high-power eating and exercise program.

Choose Your Weight Training Workout
Variety in weight training is not only important to prevent you getting bored and stale with your training, different workouts can target a variety of goals from strength, muscle, power, endurance and performance in specific sports.

High-Intensity Training - Fundamental Principles
High-intensity training builds fitness and burns fat, but you have to do it for sufficient duration. Read about the different types of high-intensity training.

7 Motivational Tips for Building a Great Body
Many personal trainers concentrate too much on the physical aspects of eating and training while neglecting the very important psychological elements in successful health and fitness achievement.

Basic Muscle Program
The Basic Muscle Program is for anyone who wants to get muscled up for bodybuilding, personal development, and body shaping purposes. The program includes exercises for the legs, buttocks, chest, back, shoulders, arms, and abdominals.

Train the Butt and Thighs with Weights
Your butt, your glutes, your bottom, the buns -- whatever you call it, enhancing the shape and strength of the backside is worth doing for body shaping and athletic purposes. Here are some exercises to work on for a better butt.

Build Muscle by Manipulating Hormones
Testosterone, growth hormone, cortisol and insulin are all important hormones in bodybuilding and weight training. Find out how you can maximize these hormones for optimal strength and muscle building.

Fact and Fallacies of Food for Fat Loss
Eating certain foods called functional foods, refraining from eating other foods, timing various meals and building muscle are all touted as a way to lose weight. Some of these ideas have a basis in fact even though they are exaggerated and some are better ignored.

Secrets to Weight Training Success
Whether you are wanting to build more muscle, lose fat or just get fitter for health, a progress plateau is often reached after some hard-earned initial work. Learn how to get beyond the plateau and make new progress.

Basic Strength and Muscle Weight Training Program
This is an eighteen session weight training program designed for beginners or weight trainers who have never used a formal program before. Basic Strength and Muscle is is an all-round weight training program designed to build strength and muscle size by targeting all major muscle groups.

The Fundamentals of Weight Training
This guide describes what weight training is, the various categories of weight training, exercises, programs, and approaches and techniques.

Top Ten Exercises for New Weight Trainers
A starting list of strength training exercises covering the main muscle groups of the body.

Things to Prepare Before You Start a Weight Training Program
Check out these readiness pointers before you head on down to the gym.

Cardio and Weights: Prioritize Your Workout
When should you do your cardio in a session that includes weight training -- before or after? Find out in this article.

The History of Weight Training and Lifting
How lifting weights for competitive advantage started.

Single or Multiple Sets: Which Works Best?
The Mayo Clinic answers some questions about strength training strategy.

What's Your Favorite Weight Training Exercise - Which Exercise? Your …
Some weight training exercises we like better than others. It may depend on body shape or a strength dominance in the upper or lower body.

Do You Like Big Muscles? - How Big is Beautiful - Big Muscles or Not
What's you take on how attractive big muscles are -- on men or women? When does it get to be a turnoff, or maybe the bigger the better.

You Are Your Own Gym, The Bible of Bodyweight Exercises for M…
YOU ARE YOUR OWN GYM: The Bible of Bodyweight Exercises for Men and Women, is a total fitness package that requires no gym, no weights, nothing but your own body.

What Is Your Training Personality?

Workouts for the Environment
Go Green with Your Workouts in the Gym and Outdoors. Here's How to Do It.

Fitness Standards for Strength and Cardio

10 Best Abdominal Exercises
Build strong abs and a powerful core with these targeted and peripheral exercises.

How Low-Carb Diets Can Destroy Muscle and Training Power
Carbohydrate intake is the key to athlete high-performance nutrition, and low-carbohydrate diets create the physiological conditions for muscle loss -- and over-reaching and over-raining.

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