Q&A: Everything about The Exercise You Should NEVER Do in The Gym and The Need to Switch Up Your Diet Every Two Weeks!
For a while, I’ve been training the way you recommend. But I have a question. When I do lat pull downs, am I supposed to pull down in front or behind my neck?
That’s a wonderful question! Every time I see somebody pulling down behind their neck, something dies inside of me.
Pulling down behind your neck SHOULD BE READ MORE
Probably each one of you, who has the scarce idea of working out, has heard the notion, how in order to have progress, you should be constantly stressing your body. And for that goal, they say you are supposed to use all kind of different exercises, in order to introduce the desired variety.
The happiest day of my life, was the one, when I understood that this is a really wrong understanding of a proper workout. Or at least not the statement itself, but its interpretation. I completely agree with the fact, that in order to progress you should exert some kind of stress upon your body. Because if you do the same thing all over again, there will come a time when your body will adapt and even if you keep on progressing, your results won’t be proportional to the efforts you make.
In the desire to bring more variety, a lot of trainees neglect the basic, compound movements and instead they do all kind of fancy movements, which could be perfectly applied in circus, but not in the gym, where the goal is to use your time effectively, in order to achieve optimal results- a combination of function and appearance.
Today I will share with you some of the right approaches ( at least in my opinion), in order to achieve the variety you search for, without gaining experience as a circus artist. READ MORE
How is your week? Hope it is going great! Thank you once again for all your wonderful messages and the comments on my Facebook Page. I greatly appreciate it! It is time for the weekly Q&A. This week I decided to answer why you could feel the hip thrusters in your quads, instead of in your glutes; how to deal with the holiday weight gain and how to choose your training method. READ MORE
Q&A: Everything about The Best Posterior Chain Exercise, Fat Burners and Am I Going to Eat Sweets on Easter?
How is your week? Mine has been great. It’s Easter this Sunday and here in Bulgaria most people are on a vacation right now. But as usual, my week has been busy, because I rarely take the time to rest the way most people understand a rest. I love what I do, so my job is not a burden, but an entertainment. Actually it is the purpose of my life, so I enjoy what I do and I will rest just on Sunday, when I will go to a village, far away from the city, where I will get the chance to enjoy some time in the nature.
Meanwhile, thank you for all the messages you sent me. I really love what you share with me. I am blessed that such wonderful people like you are my readers! Thank you!
This week, I decided to answer the questions about which exercise strengthened my posterior chain the most, what fat burner would I recommend and am I going to eat sweets on Easter. READ MORE
I am sure that in the future there will be more exercises I will change my mind about. But I am not worried to admit it. I know that there is so much more I can learn and that things I believe in today, through the eyes of tomorrow, the gathered experience and knowledge, might look like a mistake!
Today I’d like to share with you my opinion about READ MORE
How is your week? Mine is even busier than last week. I love math, but I can’t wait for my classes to be over, so I can focus just on the blog and workouts. Meanwhile I am getting stronger and I am really excited for my progress. I think that lately I realized how wonderful it is to focus not just on your appearance, but on what you are able to do with your body. So if some thoughts about your appearance have been torturing you, focus more on your performance goals, and I promise that your body will start looking great, without stressing so much over it!
This week, I decided to answer the questions about achilles pain, the reason behind it and how to take care of it; my opinion about paleo desserts and a strategy to start eating healthier! READ MORE
Today I will show you one more of my favorite exercises, which you probably haven’t tried yet. And not because I am the only one who knows about it, but because it is not among the popular exercises, performed at the gym. Isn’t it strange? Sometimes, some really cool exercises are left behind, because in the most frequently performed movements are those that match the physical abilities of most trainees… which unfortunately aren’t characterized with much athletics. And the reason is not the lack of potential to do great things in the gym, but the lack of enough good trainers, which could show the right method to achieve their goals.
This exercise is extremely good, because it is one of those stabilizing, core movements, that as I already told you, should be a big part of our training programs.
There are two ways to perform it. The first one is the “girly” one ( I am still doing it in this manner), and the other one is for machines.
The “girly” one comes from the fact that it is the easier way to perform it and it is saved for those of us, who can not do one arm push-ups.
And the one for machines is for those who are advanced, and one arm push-ups are a piece of cake.
And here is one of my Machines Krustyo, who as you know is a living legend
How to perform it? READ MORE
How is your week? Mine has been extremely busy and it is not the way I planned it, but I still manage to accomplish the goals I set for this week, so even though I feel tired, I am content with what I’ve done.
Thank you for the wonderful messages you sent me this week. Even if I don’t get back to you, you have no idea how wonderful my life is, because of your beautiful words and messages. So keep in mind, that the time you took to write me, really counts and really makes a difference!
This week I chose to answer the question about proper squat form and some corrective exercises, cellulite and how to get rid of it, as well as the difference between physical and emotional hunger. READ MORE
Last week I read this post by Jason Feruggia ( „5 Things about Training That I Had to Learn The Hard Way“ click HERE) and I decided that it was a great idea for a topic. I am sure that no matter what you are doing, if you do it long enough and then you turn back, you will discover a lot of lessons, that you were stubbornly refusing to learn, until fate “slapped” you and forced you to learn, what you’ve been taught!
I bet that there is no need to mention, that there are way too many lessons, that I was forced to learn the hard way, if we keep in mind the fact that back in the days I was a real example for “stupid but stubborn”.
That’s why today I decided to share 5 lessons about training, that I had to learn the hard way.
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Today’s post won’t be especially informative. It will be more like a practical tip on how you could increase the load on the kettlebell swing, without buying a heavier kettlebell, but with the help of a resistance band. And you will even get a bonus- a more challenging way to perform a swing.
In the video below READ MORE