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Most trainers are like that. The majority of trainers work in low-budget gyms for cheap wages in places where clients don't take their fitness too seriously. There are some great trainers out there, but you're not going to find them (for long anyway) working in a big-box gym. The really good trainers work in professional or high level amateur and academic ...


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Be careful with too much bench pressing if you have a job where you arms are outstretched all day as you may end up with rounded shoulders.


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Do a balanced program, meaning, train your back as much as your chest and shoulders. Do high volume chest exercises e.g. Dumbbell or Barbell Bench press, weight push ups and dips, you should at least be bench pressing 1.2xbw before changing it up for something. Train higher volume with medium intensity.


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The reality is there are 3 or 4 ways to expand your chest visually in order: Chest Muscles Lat Muscles Shrink Waist Enlarge Shoulders A good starting point will be Dumbbell Bench Press (generally gets better range of motion than barbell), Dips, Barbell Rows, and Flies and/or Pec Deck if you have one. For some depending on your mechanics Dumbbell Bench ...


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If your target is to just gain weight you need not hit gym. It would be advisable if you could change your diet plan. Rate of gaining or losing weight varies person to person. Body metabolism governs body structure. Your body is in growing state. Allow it grow and maintain healthy diet and you will gain weight gradually.


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Totally false, lifting won't affect your height. That's what genes are for. Building muscle mass however will definitely help you gain weight; you will simply need to eat a lot. If you've tried eating a lot before and it didn't work, it means you didn't eat enough. Get about 1 gram of protein or more per pound of body weight and find yourself a good ...


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It's important that you understand what a "toned" body is physiologically, it's easy to get a lot of bad/fuzzy/cute ideas, like that high number of reps -> toned, few heavy reps -> bulky, forget all of that, it's bullshit. It's all about the amount of fat and the amount of muscle tissue. The first layer of the body to consider is your musculature, your ...


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Does anyone have any suggestions for a gym routine for a female? Yes, doing a SL 5x5, SS, PPL, ICF 5x5 or if you don't like any of these, you could make your own split. Any exercise suggestions (cardio, strength) or timetables? Include any type of cardio you like, such as swimming, running, jogging, cycling and so on. The bolded suggestions above are ...



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