Pain is much more complex than we realize. Everyone correlates pain with injuries, but the data simply doesn’t support this. So, be very careful when someone tries to sell you on absolutes because human bodies are exceptionally good at defying the odds.
If you work with clients face to face, you’ll find one consistent trend – people want results and to track their progress. And one of the best ways to do this is by measuring their body fat percentage. As a trainer, you can use this as a tool to help your clients reach their goals.
Selfies and the scale don’t tell the entire story. Not only that, I’d be willing to bet that your mirror is lying to you. Measuring your body fat is one way to get an unbiased assessment, assuming you measure accurately. (220)
We spend countless hours training our bodies, grinding out reps, and chugging endless protein shakes – but what happens if you’re wrong? What if the greatest benefits from strength training aren’t actually acquired from physiological changes at the cellular level.
Some training will always be better than none, especially if you follow this Get-Shredded Workout. If you’re short on time, you’re going to have to hammer the basics. Your primary focus is efficiency – time to stop messing around on Instagram, put your head down, and work.
Over the last decade, many claims have surrounded the use of self-massage, also known as self-myofascial release (SMR). However, many of those assertions are rooted in anecdotal reports because the research suggests otherwise. Let’s look at four of the top claims.