Summary: The Importance Of Strength Training

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With Powerlifting and Strongmen and women competitions now more popular than ever before, it’s pretty safe to assume that a great deal of people that train regularly in the gym are now doing so with different goals and objectives in mind.
Whereas before the aim of many people was simply to look good, and truthfully, there’s nothing wrong with that in the slightest, nowadays people are training for form and function.
Powerlifters for example, do not follow the same training routines as bodybuilders, because they aren’t training to be bodybuilders, they’re utilizing various strength training exercises in order to increase their strength.
Society as a whole has now become far more accepting of your typical strongman physique, which is generally
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This should go without saying, but when training heavy, always train with a spotter, or at the very least make use of power racks and squat racks to help protect you.

Focus on squats – As far as hardcore and downright brutal gym exercises go, the barbell squat is arguably the most intimidating and brutal of all exercises.
Despite its reputation, however, the barbell squat is also one of the most beneficial exercises for not only building leg mass and definition, but for generating explosive strength and power as well. Squats will work the hamstrings, calves, and quadriceps, which are actually the largest muscle in the human body and are located on the thighs.
By building up strength and power in our legs, we are then able to generate much more explosive power for other exercises when we drive with our legs.
Clean and presses, for example, require us to explode upwards with the bar when pressing it above our heads, and in order to generate that power, we use our
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Track your workouts – When it comes to progressing in the gym, we need to see just how far we’ve come and how we got on with our previous attempts.
You can’t play it by ear if you’re serious about increasing your strength as it simply does not work that
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