At What Age Do Men Reach Peak Physical Fitness?

At What Age Do Men Reach Peak Physical Fitness? - Carlsbad Boot Camp

Under normal circumstances, men tend to reach their peak physical condition in their late 20’s to early 30’s. However as men age, they start to see a decline in the following areas:   Generally you will have your maximum amount of muscle mass by age 30. Barring any serious injuries or diseases, you can maintain…

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6 Secrets of Extremely Fit People

6 Secrets of Extremely Fit People - Carlsbad Boot Camp

If you would interview a group of extremely fit people, you would see they all have these six things in common:   If you talk to extremely fit people about they train, you’ll find they listen to their body as far as knowing what to eat. Over time, they have figured out what makes them…

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4 Reasons to Get Fitter Starting Today

4 Reasons to Get Fitter Starting Today - Carlsbad Boot Camp

People have a hundred and one reasons why they don’t start working on get fitter today – most of which are not valid, including not having enough time, a common excuse. Everyone can find the time to exercise and eat right. It is just the motivation to get moving has to be greater than the…

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What Are Compound Muscle Exercises?

What Are Compound Muscle Exercises? - Carlsbad Boot Camp

If you want to build muscle and increase strength in the shortest amount of time, compound muscle exercises are the ones best to spend your time doing. With compound muscle exercises, you are using multiple joints throughout the range of the exercise. Consequently you are also using multiple muscle groups associated with each joint exercised.…

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A Quick Guide to the Science of Muscle Growth

How and why do muscles grow? Scientifically, the process is very simple. Your body responds in certain unpredictable ways to things you do. If you consistently weight train, add cardio, enjoy a healthy diet and drink lots of water, you will burn fat and gain muscle. Practice the following 4 steps and you will harness…

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What Are Muscle Fiber Ratios?

What Are Muscle Fiber Ratios? - Carlsbad Boot Camp

The muscles in our bodies are comprised of several different types of fibers. They are generally lumped into two broad categories – slow twitch and fast twitch. The number of slow to fast in a particular muscle is referred to as a muscle’s fiber ratio. The number before the slash refers to the percentage of…

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A Guide to Good Form for Muscle Building Exercises

A Guide to Good Form for Muscle Building Exercises - Carlsbad Boot Camp

We’ve all seen it while working out at the gym: some guy swinging a barbell or dumbbell loaded with weights way heavier than he should be lifting, in order to get it to the top of each repetition. Not only is he endangering himself, but others around him. When it comes to weightlifting, it isn’t…

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7 Tips for Injury-Free Strength Training

7 Tips for Injury-Free Strength Training - Carlsbad Boot Camp

Staying free from injuries when you are strength training can be difficult. Since you are stressing your body, injury risks abound. Practice the following 7 tips for injury-free strength training and you will receive the maximum physical benefits without any painful downtime.   Get a checkup or at least a physical fitness test before you…

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3 Things You Should Know About Building Muscle Mass

3 Things You Should Know About Building Muscle Mass - Carlsbad Boot Camp

Building muscle mass is a process requiring determination, patience and the desire to succeed. But to be successful, you should know these three things before embarking on your bodybuilding journey: You have to eat more calories to gain muscle Overloading your muscles builds mass In the process of building muscle, you’ll also gain some fat.…

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Is Caffeine A Useful Bodybuilding Supplement?

Is Caffeine A Useful Bodybuilding Supplement? - Carlsbad Boot Camp

Multiple studies have shown that caffeine is indeed useful as a bodybuilding supplement, but only if taken in the proper form, dosage and at the right time. Not only does it help athletes workout longer in the gym, but it also increases alertness, sharpens focus, improves mood, boosts pain tolerance and helps burn fat. And…

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