over's tag archives

How to Bench Tips and Common Mistakes

If you don`t know how to bench properly and in order to correct your eventual common mistakes to improve muscle growth please read carefully this "How to bench tips and Common Mistakes" post. Lack of over-all body tightness is one of the mistakes Keep the bar in line with the wrist and elbows (tip) Don’t push the bar off you. Push yourself away from the bar to bench better and grow muscle faster Tighten your back (good how to bench tip, isn`t it? :D) Get your upper back and core stren...

Stretch marks in bodybuilding

Stretch marks are a form of scarring on the skin with reddish or purple lines. They are caused by tearing of the dermis, and over time can diminish but not disappear completely. Stretch marks are often the result of the rapid stretching of the skin associated with rapid growth (common in puberty) or weight gain (muscle building, bodybuilding) or in some cases, severe pulling force on skin that overcomes the dermis's elasticity. In our case here where we discuss about bodybuilding, stretch ...

Summer Beauty Cocktail Recipes

Iuhu!! It`s so simple to prepare some magical beauty cocktails!Girls, summer is comming and sometimes you have a lack of energy or your skin is not that firm, your body is not that pure, your complexion is not as you want it to be or you need to get rid of cellulite.Am i right? I guess so, and in order to resolve these problems like lack of energy, ugly complexion, cellulite, purity of the body, lack in firmness and beauty of the skin, besides training you can try some great and easy cocktail (s...

Bodybuilding off season bodybuilder photos

Today i will talk about off season bodybuilders in bodybuilding and i will show you a big collection of photos with a majority of bodybuilders that are also very known. What is an off season bodybuilder? Well, the term of off season is used for that period of time that is far away from bodybuilding competitions, approximately 4-5 months before them when the bodybuilder's real nightmare begins with diets and lots of cardio. Competitive bodybuilders try to make muscle gains in the off season ...

Dolph Lundgren Today

It`s been 25 years since Dolph Lundgren appeared in the movie Rocky alongside Sylvester Stallone, and it seems that, today the swedish star, Dolph Lundgren may be having a harder time maintaining his physique. At a age of 52 years, Dolph Lundgren has gained some fat but his chiseled physique didn`t go away that much. These 2 photos were taken at the Mexican Riviera where Dolph Lundgren was in vacation.In order to improve his physique and athletic abilities for the role of Ivan Drago, Dolph Lundg...

Arnold Schwarzenegger`s Iq

Last night i read about celebrity IQ and you know what i stumbled upon? Arnold Schwarzenegger has an IQ of 135 and at over 160 IQ you`re a genius. So besides the fact that Arnold Schwarzenegger had an incredible physique in the past, now i discover that Arnold is really smart because a average persons IQ is about 85-110. Dolph Lundgren, Quentin Tarantino, Bill Gates, Cindy Crawford and Sharon Stone have an IQ of 160 .. :| (so they are geniuses). The smartest person alive is Marilyn vos ...

Maximize Grip Strength

When you`re starting to lift heavy weights, your grip strength increases enough as the rest of your body but sometimes it doesn`t so you should consider some exercises to maximize your grip strength: first of all grip and squeeze the bar as tight as you can and hold through your set because this activates more muscles and you will see that you have more strength and better form at the gym, rub your hands with chalk it will maximize your grip take your normal deadlift posture and grasp the bar wi...

Bicep injuries

A bicep injury can take you by surprize when you work your bicep too much, strain it too hard or another way to make a bicep injury is when you`re using poor form. There are two types of bicep injury: a tear of the bicep tendon around the shoulder area a tear of the bicep muscle around the elbow A tear of the bicep tendon around the shoulder area-this type of bicep injury is common in older men and is caused by arthritic changes. A tear of the bicep muscle around the elbow-this bicep ...

Free Weights Or Weight Machine?

You have made the decision to finally get your body in shape.You want the convenience of a home gym. Now you need to decide which is going to be best for you, free weights or a weight machine. Which will give you the best muscle gain? Free weights(dumbbells, barbells) seem to have a slight edge over machines and here's why:Because you use different muscle groups with free weights, research seems to indicate you may get stronger with free weights over a machine. Working out with free weights also...