The Push/Pull/Legs Training Split – What Are The Pros And Cons?

The push/pull/legs split refers to dividing your weekly training into push (chest, shoulders, triceps), pull (back, biceps), and leg (quads, glutes, hamstrings, calves) days. It…


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How Muscles Contract: The Size Principle

The size principle means that motor units (motor neuron and muscle fibers innervated by it) are activated in an order from smallest to largest.


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How Muscles Contract: The All-Or-None Law

The all-or-none law states that if a stimulus exceeds an activation threshold, all the muscle fibers in a motor unit are simultaneously activated, and at full force.


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The Upper Body/Lower Body Split – What Are The Pros And Cons?

The upper body/lower body split divides your muscles into two groups, allowing you to focus on specific muscles on different days of the week. Here's what you need to know!


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Periodization Of Training – A Full Guide

Periodization refers to dividing your yearly conditioning program into smaller blocks (microcycle, mesocycle, and macrocycle). Each phase has a specific training focus.


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Ultimate Guide To Workout Splits – Organize Your Training Better

Workout splits refer to different ways of dividing your exercises throughout the week. There are several ways to do this. Here are the most common ones!


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Target Heart Rate Zones Explained – How To Use Them Correctly

Heart rate zones can be used to determine optimal training intensity. They are calculated as percentages of your maximum heart rate.


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A Comprehensive Guide To Circuit Training – Including Sample Routines!

Circuit training refers to training sessions where you continuously move from one exercise to the next. It can be varied for a wide range of audiences.


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What Is Lactate And How Does It Affect Performance?

Lactate is a byproduct of anaerobic glycolysis, and thought to be the main culprit of fatigue. However, that is far from the truth. Here's why!


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Lactate Threshold Explained

Lactate threshold is the point of exercise intensity where lactate accumulates in the blood at a faster rate than it can be removed.


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