Strength gains while cutting / losing fat?

Strength gains while cutting / losing fat?

Exercise & Training, Muscle Building
If you’ve been following me on this blog or on my Instagram you may know that I’m in the middle of my 8 week cutting program and today I wanted to talk a bit very briefly about strength and performance in the gym while cutting and what is my experience on this right now. As I am writing this I weigh about 193 pounds and my starting point was 201 pounds, so I am down 8 pounds. Now let me show you below the changes I noticed in strength and performance on some of the most important exercises I do in the gym, since the start of my cut. Take into account that I have been lifting for about a year now. Strength changes Bench press No or very slight increase in strength. I am…
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Leg workout routine I’m doing right now

Leg workout routine I’m doing right now

Exercise & Training
Hello guys and gals, today’s post is all about legs. I never skip leg day and I always walk funny when I go out of the gym after a leg day :). As you may know, right now I am hitting legs once a week and I have a full day just for working out my legs – as part of the push, pull, legs day program I am doing at the moment. I am not super happy with the fact that I hit my legs just once a week while the other body parts get worked out twice a week but I will make sure to focus more on legs when I change my training routine. So, here is what I typically do in the gym for my legs. Leg day…
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My personal experience with weight training and headaches

My personal experience with weight training and headaches

Exercise & Training
If you are reading this you probably experienced headaches during or after your training. These type of pains are also referred to as exertion headaches. Here is what they are, when they occur and what you need to do in order to fix them and avoid them. What are exertion headaches An exertion headache is a very intense pain in the back area of your head or in the sides of your head, which occurs as a result of a very intense training session, usually during the final reps of a very heavy weight training exercise, when you are very close to failure or at failure. My personal experience with exertion headache Personally, to me it happened while I was doing leg press and I was hitting the weights really hard.…
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3 cardio exercises that helped me lose 50 pounds

3 cardio exercises that helped me lose 50 pounds

Exercise & Training, Weight Loss
I did a lot of cardio in my first 6 months of training. I had a lot of weight to lose therefore I included quite a few hours of cardio in my weekly training routine and it worked great. I started my weight loss journey at about 245 lbs and went down to 196 lbs just by doing 3 types of different cardio exercises after my weight training. If you don’t know it yet, cardio is one of the best exercises if you are trying to lose weight. It helps you burn more calories that you would burn by doing weight training because you heart rate is elevated for a longer period of time. Weight training helps as well, but cardio is more efficient. I did both because my goal was…
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Chest workout routine I’m doing right now

Chest workout routine I’m doing right now

Exercise & Training
Hello guys and gals, today I am going to present to you my current chest workout routine. This is my favorite body part to train and I am doing a bunch of different chest exercises in the gym. Right now I am doing a push, pull, legs routine and obviously, the chest is a part of the push day. I am hitting my chest twice a week. Once on Monday and once on Thursday, so I have 3 – 4 days between my workouts. This is a very good training frequency for any muscle group because your muscles have enough time to recover from the previous training and you are also able to hit twice in one week, which is optimal for growth. OK, so here is what I do…
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