Australian Men's Fitness

9 outdated training beliefs

THE BELIEF Always wear a belt

THE TRUTH

“Wearing a weight-training belt for non-maximal lifts has been shown to decrease the body’s ability to recruit the muscles that stabilise the spine,” says trainer Joel Proskewitz. “They can help keep your core braced during maximal compound lifts, but people wear belts when sitting on

Vous lisez un aperçu, inscrivez-vous pour en lire plus.

Plus de Australian Men's Fitness

Australian Men's Fitness3 min de lecture
All In One
Several important lessons emerged from the chaos of 2020. It’s not wise to drink coffee before wearing a face mask, for example, and more importantly, you don’t need a gym full of kit to stay in shape. You might have known that already, of course, bu
Australian Men's Fitness1 min de lecture
Give It Some Oof
Recovery footwear specialists OOFOS have released a new closed-toe option, the OOmg eeZee – which is more comfortable to wear than it is to pronounce. While you could be forgiven for confining these to the privacy of your own home, there are more imp
Australian Men's Fitness1 min de lecture
Bfr Training
Also known as Occlusion Training, blood-flow restriction involves the application of a pneumatic cuff or ‘tourniquet’ applied to a limb. The cuff is inflated to a specific pressure during low-intensity resistance exercises (20-30 per cent of one-rep