Here are some tips that will get you through the dark winter months.
There’s nothing but a nice workout in the cold fresh winter air, right? However, there is for sure one thing most athletes forget.
The difference is someone is forcing you to follow your career. No one is compelling you to be the fittest version of yourself, they all doubt! I think you have the potential to be fitter than you ever thought you can.
First, before you try to be a better bodyweight athlete, let us analyze what is a good bodyweight athlete. I’m sure you noticed that moving your own bodyweight is way harder than just lifting some weights, or worse sitting on a machine, moving weights.
Compound movements are exercises where more than one joint is involved in the movement. Those movements will bring you the biggest muscle growth. These are movements that will imitate daily movements and require more coordination than simple movements.
Congratulations! If you are reading this chances are high you care about yourself and working out is important for you. You are probably concerned about how you are going to train while you are on vacation.
If you have a sporty lifestyle oatmeal is great for you, actually also if you don’t. Oatmeal contains lots of carbs, which fill up your glycogen storages. They need to be full to have an intensive workout.
This is the first prerequisite to workout effectively to have a passion for it and love it. You just can’t be effective in things you don’t like, period! You will do it with no joy, then what?
If you want to get the pull-up, you need to train the pull-up, pretty easy. Doing a few pull-downs on the machine, will not bring you the pull-up. You will need to train the pull-ups above the threshold and below the threshold.