What is winged scapula and how to fix it

What is winged scapula and how to fix it

Have you noticed someone’s shoulder blades(scapula) travelling towards each other while performing a press up? Or maybe you felt that the skin of your back is getting pinched when you lower yourself in a press up. Perhaps you are constantly in a state of poor posture at work and searching for exercises to bring your spine back to normal. You would be surprised to know how many people suffer from muscle imbalance.

How to prevent and treat muscle imbalance

How to prevent and treat muscle imbalance

Muscle imbalances can be characterized by either side-to-side (right versus left) or front-to-back (agonist versus antagonist) differences in muscle length or strength. Most musculoskeletal pain syndromes are caused by front-to-back differences, or imbalances of muscles surrounding joints, rather than side-to-side differences.

What supplements you should take

What supplements you should take

Most people who have access to a balanced diet can usually obtain all the nutrients they require from their normal diet. Because foods contain many substances that promote health, people should therefore be encouraged to select a healthy and balanced diet from food before considering any supplement.

Why Women Should Lift Weights

Why Women Should Lift Weights

Unfortunately, the vast population of women are still intimidated by the gym and the idea of lifting heavy weights. ¬†During a cardio workout, they may burn a few hundred calories and possibly more in circuit training, but these training methods won’t reshape their body like lifting weights would do.¬†For a complete body transformation, women need to use some iron, not something lighter than their handbag.

Basic principles of muscle building

Basic principles of muscle building

Muscle growth, also referred to as muscle hypertrophy is an example of muscular adaptations and changes. Resistance training causes neural adaptations, which result in changes in muscular strength, and eventually, the size of the muscles. Some training protocols can produce a significant muscular hypertrophy with little strength gains. When you want to be more muscular, pay attention to the following basic principles.