Muscle Building Information


Clothes and Shoes and Stretching


Now that we have a trainer, our next concern is to be equipped with the proper shoes and clothes, so our training experience can be maximized. If your trying to create a great body you need to start with clothes and shoes that will make you feel good as well as look good! {The reason behind that is if you look and feel good you will tend to be in a motivated state of mind, and in this state we build consistency, this is where results come from.}

What kind of clothes and shoes do I need you may ask? You could spend a few hundred dollars for designer workout gear and that would make you feel and look better, but all you need is some clean and comfortable clothes and shoes. Most discount stores sell designer replicas at a fraction of the cost. I recommend layering your clothes and as you warm up take a piece of clothing off. Keeping warm helps protect your joints, until you fully warm up, so you don't get hurt. Now we have the proper equipment to get started.

Next I highly recommend incorporating a consistent stretching program, which will reduce injuries and produce greater results. I do 15 to 25 minutes per day as well as stretching in between exercises. The benefit of stretching is huge; it can make or break your training progress. As I describe training techniques each month I will go over the stretching to do for each body part. So you can achieve optimum results!!!

Here are some basic stretches you can start with to enhance your training and or walking program. Trunk Twists- Standing big and tall with good posture, feet shoulder distance apart, place your hands on your hips rotate your upper torso from right to left in a nice controlled manner. Repetitions of 15 to 30 per side will be enough. Side Stretches- also standing tall with good posture, feet shoulder distance apart, your arms hanging to your side, slowly with your head up bend from one side, then the other. This focus is on stretching the outer muscles of your abs which is the oblique {commonly referred to as love handles} Toe Touches- Standing tall with feet shoulder distance apart, arms hanging to your side, slowly, bend your torso touching your fingertips as close to your toes as you can get, without bouncing. This is a great stretch for your hamstrings and your lower back. I normally recommend finishing your stretching warm up with a series of push- ups and sit-ups. All movements are to be slow and controlled at all times. While doing these stretches stand with your knees slightly bent to alleviate the pressure off your lower back.

Remember that the journey of a thousand miles begins with a single step.

I believe that the key of everybody's personal journey is to develop faith in yourself, your creator and the people around you. Also condition yourself to believe that there is always a way if you're committed.

If you fail just keep changing your approach until you succeed!!! Remember to always be good to yourself and others.

Live Passionately
Warmest regards,
James Spicer

Contact James at www.walkablock.com/james


MORE RESOURCES:
This RSS feed URL is deprecated, please update. New URLs can be found in the footers at https://news.google.com/news


POPSUGAR

Best Exercises to Lose Fat and Build Muscle | POPSUGAR Fitness
POPSUGAR
As you've more than likely already heard, there's no quick scheme to losing weight. It takes a lot of dedication, consistency, and hard work to achieve your.
3 Sneaky Reasons Your Diets Never Seem to WorkNDTV

all 8 news articles »


POPSUGAR

If You Want to Build Muscle Without Lifting Weights, You Need to Read This
POPSUGAR
One of the quickest ways to build muscle is to begin implementing consistent weightlifting into your workout routine. Weightlifting is effective because it creates micro-tears in the muscle and the muscle then repairs itself becoming stronger, which ...



JOE.co.uk

How to build muscle the meat-free way
JOE.co.uk
If you've chosen to go veggie or vegan, building muscle mass may seem a little trickier without meat. To avoid undoing all your hard-earned efforts in the gym, we've put together some tips on gaining strength and size while living a plant-based lifestyle.



Sportskeeda

5 Effective Dumbbell Workouts To Build Muscle At Home
Sportskeeda
We all want a perfect body, but not all of us have the time to hit the gym every day. So does that mean that it is impossible for us to build muscles? Not at all! We bring you some effective workout tips that will help you build muscles at home just by ...



Coach

To Build Muscle Faster, Ditch Cardio And Start Conditioning
Coach
“It isn't the most efficient way of training,” says trainer Stephen Taylor (getbodyconfident.com). “If you enjoy it and have time, fine – but you won't build muscle from it. Muscle is hard to build as it is, and endless running or workouts on the cross ...



POPSUGAR

These Are the Exact Workouts I Do in a Week to Build Muscle — You Can Do Them Too!
POPSUGAR
When I'm not writing about health and wellness, I'm training clients, modeling, and finding the time to get my own workouts in. The two questions I get asked the most are how often I work out and what exactly I do in the gym. My answer: it's always ...



ABC15 Arizona

Contour Medical: Reduce fat AND build muscle at the same time!
ABC15 Arizona
Contour Medical is a paid advertiser of Sonoran Living. EmSculpt is now available at Contour Medical! It's a totally new category of body contouring treatment that builds muscle and reduces fat! Dr. JD McCoy is honored to be chosen as one of 10 ...



Student Edge

Young Women Want to Lose Weight While Young Men Aim to Build Muscle, Survey Shows
Student Edge
Young men, in comparison, opted more for muscle-building goals, with 53 per cent wanting to build muscle compared to 31 per cent of young women, and 29 per cent admitting they want to get a six-pack while just 13 per cent of young women indicated the ...



Coach

Your Four-Week Workout Plan To Build Muscle
Coach
When asked what body part they would most like to change, many men say they want either a bigger chest, bigger arms or a smaller belly. But to make a major change to the way you look with your shirt off, you don't need to make a massive change to one ...



Omaha World-Herald

When you've tried everything to build muscle with no results, try this
Omaha World-Herald
A member of the fitness center I manage recently came to me seeking advice. He explained that he'd been working out for months, and he'd tried it all: Increasing the weight lifted; increasing the number of reps and sets performed; increasing rest time; ...


Google News

home | site map
© 2007