Strength training: The key to building muscle and losing fat

Posted: March 10, 2014 in Strength Training Logs
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...arron sleeman...

I’m a MASSIVE lover when it comes to strength training. When I was first introduced to the gym I had ABSOLUTELY no knowledge about training, health and fitness, nutrition, strength training etc, in fact I had as much knowledge as a plank of wood. As the years have gone, I have somewhat developed an average level of understanding. Through this, this has lead me to realised that any great program must be focused around the four main lifts (squat, deadlift, overhead press & bench press) regardless of whether you’re a bodybuilder or an athlete or someone just wanting to get into shape.

What is strength training? Strength training is by far one of the oldest disciplines. Strength training is exercising with the goal of improving your physical strength. There are two types of strength training; relative strength and absolute strength.

  • Relative strength: Relative strength is building maximal strength while controlling…

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