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Training Fundamentals

7 Epic Vertical Push Exercises For Amazing Sculpted Shoulders

7 Epic Vertical Push Exercises For Amazing Sculpted Shoulders

Vertical push exercises. Also known as presses. Should you know what they are? Absolutely. Do you know what they are? If not, then read on. In this post I will show you what vertical push exercises are and why they’re necessary.So you can go from […]

All You Need To Know About ‘How Much Should I Squat’

All You Need To Know About ‘How Much Should I Squat’

You may be wondering, how much should I squat? One of the most confusing parts about lifting is determining how much you should lift for each exercise. I can imagine that you are likely lost when it comes to choosing how much to squat. You’re […]

How To Track Your Progress To Keep You Motivated

How To Track Your Progress To Keep You Motivated

If you are active on social media, then you have seen the hundreds of #transformationtuesday pictures. This also means that you have been introduced to one of the many ways to track your progress. Now the question is, are you tracking your progress? And do […]

Useful Gym Terminology Every Beginner Should Know

Useful Gym Terminology Every Beginner Should Know

The gym can be a scary place. Lots of intimidating equipment, a bunch of angry men growling for some odd reason and perhaps a personal trainer running after you trying to sell you his/her services. For the record, personal trainers can be great if you choose the right one. So no, I’m not hating on them. It’s safe to say that you are probably lost and confused and you’re still trying to figure out what bro science means and whether you’re allowed to eat it. Never fear because The Weight Training Goddesses is here!

3 Reasons Why You Should Be Foam Rolling Your Muscles

3 Reasons Why You Should Be Foam Rolling Your Muscles

You have probably seen those people at the gym with the weird cylinder looking object that they roll up and down various parts of their body. You’ve probably also seen the looks of pain which could be mistaken for constipation, who knows. And you’ve probably thought to yourself, nope nope nope.  My body is a temple, and I will not subject it to torture, right? Well, that’s called foam rolling and guess what? Foam rolling your muscles is good for you, and I’m going to tell you exactly why.

Muscle Growth: Are You Making These 3 Mistakes?

Muscle Growth: Are You Making These 3 Mistakes?

I’m sure you have heard of the phrase “fitness is 80% nutrition and 20% exercise”. Well, what if you’re nailing the 80%, but you’re not seeing much muscle growth? Now don’t get me wrong, a good nutrition program is an absolute must. If you want your body to perform optimally, you have to fuel it properly. But nutrition alone will not help you build the muscle.

How To Improve Your Mind-Muscle Connection With These Practical Tips

How To Improve Your Mind-Muscle Connection With These Practical Tips

Are you struggling to build muscle? Or are you looking for ways to optimize your muscle growth? Maybe you’re struggling to build a specific muscle group like your shoulders or your glutes? In this post I will be discussing the mind muscle connection, what it […]