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Author Archives: Tony G

How Long Until You See Results From Strength Training? – Part 2

How Long Until You See Results From Strength Training? - Part 2

In part 2 of “how long until you see results from strength training?”, you will learn more about how your body learns new skills.  In part 1, I concluded that a master makes faster progress than a novice.  In this article, you will learn exactly how to become a master yourself.     To be […]

How Often Should I Strength Train? – Less Is More!

How Often Should I Strength Train?

I am going to propose something very counterintuitive here. You should strength train as little as possible in order to get the best results. Sounds crazy, I know. But just hear me out for a second. You only have a certain amount of mental willpower per day. Once that will power is gone, it is […]

How Long Until You Get Results From Strength Training?

How Long Until You Start Getting Results From Strength Training?

Let’s face facts.  We live in the digital age where everything is available at the touch of a button.  Well, maybe not everything is available.  You can’t get results at the push of a button.  In fact, one of the most frequent questions I get from new clients is “how long until I start to […]

How To Offset Cardiovascular Stress Caused By Strength Training

How To Offset Cardiovascular Stress Caused By Strength Training_

Strength training works wonders for your body.  But it is only one pillar of fitness.  It needs to be balanced with flexibility and cardiovascular training.   One of the problems of strength training has to do with the heart, because the heart is a muscle.  Over time, strength training thickens the walls of the heart […]

What To Eat Before & After A Workout

What To Eat Before And After A Workout

Learning how to lift weights and write workout programs is one thing, but learning what to eat is totally another thing. Here is a quick explanation of what to eat before and after a workout for those of you who are in a hurry: Before a workout, you should eat a mixture of moderate to […]

How Many Days Per Week Should I Workout To Get Stronger?

How Many Days Per Week Should I Workout To Get Stronger?

We all want to go to the gym for one reason.  To become better versions of ourselves.  But you can’t just go whenever you please.  You need to workout a specific number of day in order to actually make progress.  But how many days per week do you need to workout to get stronger? The […]

What Is The Best Age You Can Start Lifting Weights?

What Is The Best Age To Start Lifting Weights?

Strength training is a staple of any fitness program.  But there is a lot of confusion about the best age to start lifting weights.   Generally speaking, the best age to start lifting weights is anywhere between 11-14 years of age.  The younger you start training, the greater your skills will develop as you get […]

How To Conduct Strength Training Safely & Effectively?

How To Conduct Strength Training Safely?

So how is strength training conducted safely and effectively?  Well, the good news is it is actually a very simple thing to do.  The problem is it is not easy and not an overnight solution.   Life would be great sometimes if you could just execute your tasks like a computer program.  You could feel […]

What Is A Good Resistance Training Technique For Building Explosive Strength?

What Is A Good Resistance Training Technique For Developing Explosive Strength?

Explosive strength is one of the most overlooked areas of training.  Every single athlete needs to train for explosive strength.   Explosive strength is defined as the ability to contract your muscles as quickly and powerfully as humanly possible.  It is essentially moving as fast and powerfully as possible.  Explosive strength training is needed in […]

How Often Should I Perform Strength And Mobility Training?

How Often Should I Perform Strength And Mobility Training?

In today’s world, your training goals are faced with a dilemma.  Should you train for strength or mobility?  And, how often should strength and mobility training be conducted?  A lot of the literature out there tells you that you cannot have them both.  You can either be very mobile or very strong, but not at […]