Weight lifting for athletic performance, and weight lifting for bodybuilding, are 2 very different goals, and each requires a different approach to your strength-training workout.
Here’s a great article that explains why – for men AND women.
(don’t let the photos of big muscle dudes scare you… there’s great science in the article!)
Today’s post is from the archive, yet is every bit as topical today… certainly just as valuable while you advance your fitness program to a Fall routine.
How do I adjust my workouts or eating habits so that I can stay relatively lean, but still build noticeable muscle and strength?
I’ve just returned to Vancouver after spending the winter in Argentina – Buenos Aires in particular.
Aside from the splendid architecture of this legendary “Paris of South America”, Buenos Aires is a city also known for its delicious foods. Topping that list is the asado grilled beef, creamy pasta cuisine and plentiful, inexpensive Malbec. There is also late afternoon espresso accompanied with sweet, flaky bizcochos (or melted cheese tostadas) and of course, legendary dulce de leche and gelato, both available at any time of day or night!