The very basics of strength/hypertrophy training and how to design an effective, research based weight training program.
Fitness & Nutrition: A Beginner's Guide
This is an education focused, research based fitness guide that dives into the science behind major exercise/nutrition topics but written to be easily understood – you won’t need a STEM degree to follow along. Each chapter explores the ‘why’ and ‘how’ behind important programming topics, provides solutions to frequently asked gym questions, and gives you with the tools to design your own routines. Think of this book as a comprehensive beginner’s starting guide.
Use this guide and the recommendations in it to steer you in the right direction for your own programming but know that there’s more than one way to reach any exercise goal. Experiment by manipulating different variables. Find out what works best for you. Share what you discover. Have fun.
If you have questions about anything covered below, please don’t hesitate to reach out and ask.
A beginner’s guide to facility selection, exercise etiquette, equipment use, and what to expect on your first day at a gym.
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