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Keep Muscle For Life

  • by Matt Jennings
  • December 18, 2018
  1. Lean Body Mass Combats Obesity: Lean body mass is associated with your basal metabolic rate (BMR), or the amount of calories you burn at rest.  Muscles, even at rest, require energy in the form of calories while fat cells do not.  So the greater amount of lean muscle tissue you have, the more […]Read More >>

Train…Eat…Sleep…RECOVER→RESULTS→REPEAT

  • by Matt Jennings
  • April 19, 2018
Reason For RECOVERY WEEKS 1. Training Should Be Stressor Enough To Cause A Response. 2. The Body Consistently Adapts To Progressive Stress From Exercise By: Developing Neural Network That Innervates The Muscular System; Commissioning The Neuro-Endocrine System To Signal And Support The Necessary Hormones To Activate And Help Process Neuromuscular Adaptation; Initiating Immuno-lymphatic system to […]Read More >>
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Amp Up Your Strength Training With A Dose Of This↓

  • by Matt Jennings
  • January 15, 2018
For years it has been common (and smart) practice that athletes and fitness enthusiasts have been using protein supplements after hitting the iron to optimize the benefits of a workout. Protein (and more accurately amino acids) are essential for both the recovery and remodeling/growth of muscle after an adequate strength training session. But it has […]Read More >>

Train…Gain…Recover…Repeat

  • by Matt Jennings
  • September 4, 2017
Including recovery as part of your training program is smart and needs to be thought out and planned into your training phases. Activity outside the intensity of your gym training allows your body to use low level exercise (movement) to help muscles and joints get the nutrition needed to maintain healthful status while eliminating potential […]Read More >>
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The Russian Kettlebell Swing

  • by Matt Jennings
  • June 19, 2017
How you execute every rep of the kettlebell swing matters. This is how we teach the swing at The Lift Gym. The Russian Kettlebell Swing should start on the floor with the kettlebell a foot in front of the athlete. Next the athlete grabs the horn with hips back, hamstrings a bit taut, spine rigid […]Read More >>