Archive for March 2013

What Is Plyometric Training?

Plyometric training has become a trendy topic among those looking to get in shape. Plyometric training has been used in the popular training programs P90X and Insanity. The essence of this type of training is stretching muscles then rapidly shortening them. This constant flexing of the muscles strengthens the muscles as well help burn calories…

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The Differences Between Compound and Isolation Exercises

For most beginners looking to begin a work out routine, they are faced with the seemingly difficult task of choosing to use compound or isolation exercises. There are many differences between compound and isolation exercises. It is important to realize the difference between the two exercises and how to benefit from them because both forms…

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