In order to build stronger muscles you have to tear tissue.
Its as simple as that.
When you are just using bodyweight exercises however its often hard to do that.
That’s why in today’s Mad Monday I’m going to show you how to incorporate body weigh drop sets into your workout.
Drop sets are a very popular method of fatiguing muscles. You start off with a heavy weight and go to full fatigue. Then you immediately do another set with a lighter load and continue in this manner until you are do…
One of my favorite mentors in bodyweight exercises is a man nicknamed Hannibal for King. You have probably heard of him.
When doing just bodyweight exercises… one of the most challenging areas of the body to workout is the legs. How do you make the exercises even more challenging so that you tear muscle tissue and have them build back stronger and bigger?
Increase the Time Under Tension.
I talked about this a few weeks ago. You’ve got to keep your muscles under a significant amount of tensi…
A few days ago I received an email from someone saying that dropping body fat and weight comes down to calories in/calories out. From a superficial physiological standpoint it makes sense. Your body needs a certain number of calories to main its weight. If you go under it then the weight will drop.
However, there are a whole host of changes that your body makes when you drop calories including metabolic shifts, hormonal shifts and others. The body fights to maintain a “set” point that has …