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Weight Training 101 - Strength Training Basics

Whether you're looking to build an impressive body or just want to get your weight under control -- or maybe you've heard that training with weights can help your arthritis -- here you can find some basic information about weight training.
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  2. Glossary (33)
  3. Glossary of Weight Training (3)

10 Rules of Fitness Motivation for Novices
Motivation and determination are keys to getting fit, losing weight and achieving your goals and objectives.

10 Weight Training Rules for Novices
10 things to know to improve your chances of weight training success.

How to Choose a Gym or Health Club
Consider the best workout venue for you - gym, health club, sports club

How to Balance Cardio and Weights in Your Workouts
Balance cardio and weight training for best training effect.

Beginners Guide to Sets, Repetitions, and Rest Intervals
You need to know about sets, repetitions and how best to use them in weight training workouts.

10 Things to Stop Doing When You Train with Weights
Don't do these 10 things in your weight training workout.

Weight Training for Bodybuilding
Bodybuilding and how to do it.

5 Ways to Lose Muscle and How to Prevent It
Hang onto muscle for looks and good health.

5 Ways to Lose Muscle and How to Prevent It
Hang onto muscle for looks and good health.

Define Achilles Tendon -- What is the Achilles Tendon
Define Achilles Tendon -- What is the Achilles Tendon

What is Pump and Burn in Weight Training - Understanding Pump and Burn in...
What is Pump and Burn in Weight Training - Understanding Pump and Burn in Weight Training

Defining "Train to Failure"
In bodybuilding and weight training program you often see the term "train to failure." So what does it mean?

How Do You Know When You're in Shape?
How do you know when you're in shape? Does being normal weight mean you are fit? How do you measure your fitness?

Bodyweight Exercises for Strength and Muscle
Workout without weights using bodyweight only. Exercises designed to give you a powerful weight training workout without using free weights or machine weights.

The Best Time of Day for Weight Training
Knowing the best time for you to weight train can improve your weight training outcomes. Many things affect this decision, including your body clock, work, socializing, environment and weather, and your health and perhaps age. Also, there just could be good technical reasons to train at a certain time of day. Read on to find out more.

How to Do Dumbbell Exercises
This dumbbell exercise program can be used used at the gym or at home.

10 Top Picks - Weight Training and Bodybuilding Books
Weight training and bodybuilding books. Seven of the best are reviewed for both beginners and advanced weight trainers and bodybuilders.

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

Things You Should Know About Weight Training
Weight training is organized exercise in which muscles of the body are forced to contract with weights, bodyweight or other devices in order to stimulate growth and strength. Weight training is also called resistance training and strength training.

Home or Gym? How to Decide Where to Train with Weights
Training at home is convenient if you have enough space to install the equipment. The gym or fitness center has the advantages of social contact and, usually, better and more equipment. So how do you choose?

Get Ready for Weight Training -- a Checklist
Check out these readiness pointers before you head on down to the gym.

Strength Training Basics from Exercise.About.com
A comprehensive article on the basics of starting out with weight training.

The Weight Trainer's Bodybuilding Diet
Knowing how to maximize your bodybuilding diet is one of the key ingredients in adding muscle to your body in conjunction with a weight training program.

Weight Training - The Least You Need to Know
Here are the basics of weight training to get you started.

Checklist for New Weight Trainers

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