If you aren't a fan of pro wrestling or checking MMA news releases, the man with the towering traps called it quits from his stint in mixed martial arts and is back in the WWE. But if you're reading this you likely care less about his use of them (in the ring/octagon) and more about he's managed to develop those muscles to the freakish degree they are.
Is President Obama following ATHLEAN-X?? When you see his 3-4 day per week strength training routine mixed in with 2 "conditioning" days you can't help but wonder. As well as in his Men's Health magazine interview about his workouts he refers to his "conditioning" days as just that; "conditioning", and NOT cardio and the eyebrow goes up even more!
You know the age old training recommendations: heavy weight for 3-5 reps for building strength, moderate weight for 10-12 reps for muscle size, and light weights for 15-20+ reps for muscle endurance. You see, when I'm asked what the most important variable is when it comes to building muscle, I NEVER start with rep counts. Let me explain...
One of the most frustrating things that most people will face if they've worked out the same way for any length of time (greater than 1-2 months) is the tendency to fall into a rut and see muscle building and/or fat loss come to a screeching halt! You know what I'm talking about... It's the dreaded "PLATEAU".
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TEAM ATHLEAN member Reuben Duran made his second UFC appearance and beat his opponent, Francisco Rivera, with a deadly rear naked choke at 1:53 of the third round! What's the secret behind his early success in the UFC? Reuben has been training with the ATHLEAN-X training system as his MMA Workout to help him compete in the UFC.