One thing common between kitchen and gym; yes! Trying to remember several rules and. This blog topic by CRB Tech Reviews discusses five rock-solid techniques that could help anyone get more out of their training.
These are six main mantras of strength. None of them are easy … but as Dorsey preaches, it’s that struggle that will yield incredible results in the end.
1. Time Under Tension Is Amazing
In training, the time under tension, or “TUT”, is the amount of time your muscles are put under load during a set, and in total during a workout. The easiest way to add is to go slow and make each rep actually last a little longer. And the easiest way to cut it down, and cheat you of results, is to go fast through reps or use momentum to move the weight.
If you’re new to the gym or coming back after a gap, it could be easy to think you just need to “get your reps in” one way or another. But Dorsey advises that taking the opposite route: make each individual rep count.
2. The Strength Sweet Spot
It could be easy to keep the focus on goals like muscle gain and fat loss, and only work out in that “style.” The textbook approach to develop muscle, is rep ranges of 8-12 or slightly higher, along with intervals as short as 30-45 seconds.
But don’t forget that what you’re doing is “strength training!” Whatever your goal be, being just a little bit stronger would probably help you attain it. Sometimes, you must put your focus there.
3. Make A Big Drop After Strength Training
Drop sets are common among bodybuilders, and Dorsey says they can even play an important role after your low-rep strength work. But how you do them will be slightly different than the traditional bodybuilding style.
In a typical drop set, you’ll rep unless you can’t do another rep with good form, then lower the weight percent and you do more reps, again till you fail. Plenty of lifters would take further drops from there, might be even “running the rack,” where you make incremental steps all the way down to the lightest dumbbells.
4. Force Yourself To Move Further
A few days into consistent training, you might think you have a pretty good idea about your capabilities. You can handle a certain weight for a certain amount of reps, and then go ahead and do the next thing in your list.
Dorsey says this moment is exactly when a good trainer would smash his expectations with a few forced reps. Forced reps are a powerful intensity technique that could take you just beyond momentary muscle failure exactly what your hormones requires to lead a growth response.
Forced reps aren’t going to be helpful or advisable for every set of every movement. But on the last set of the day, or just for an extra unexpected challenge, they can be just what the trainer ordered.
5. Don’t Say No To Food, But Say Yes To N.O.
Nutrition can appear complex, but it summarise to a simple equation: input = output. If you want to be stronger, you must eat stronger! You can’t eat like a bird if you want to be a beast. You have to make some responsible and smart choices with your diet. This includes what you choose to eat, how much you intake, and the timing and gaps. Consider them all seriously.
Supplements are a must as well, according to Dorsey, but not all of them. For him, the list starts with creatine. The benefits of this performance booster have been shown everytime.
None of the tips are revolutionary. They’re just the type of advice that you’d pay a trainer to receive, but here it’s free.
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