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Fitness Gym Shares 7 Strength Training Tips for Beginners August 16, 2017

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Fitness Gym Shares 7 Strength Training Tips for Beginners, Hartford, Connecticut

Are there days of the week when you have to convince yourself to go to the gym for strength training? For novices and experienced members alike, discipline is essential in meeting your fitness goals. Building a foundation of knowledge will help make you more comfortable pursuing strength training, resulting in a consistent gym schedule you can commit to with confidence.

Here are seven fundamental strength training tips and approaches you can enlist on your next gym visit:  

  • gymIncorporate Bodyweight Training: Bodyweight training is comprised of doing multiple sets of simple push-ups, cross-legged sit-ups, weightless lunges, and pull-ups. These require no equipment to perform.

  • Don’t Rush: Be careful not to overwork yourself—muscle atrophy, which is the decline of muscle growth, may result from wearing yourself out. Find a comfortable pace with your routine and stick with it. 

  • Try a Full-Bodied Endeavor: Performing an upper- and lower-body tandem workout can be tiring, but it maximizes your body's calorie burning capabilities and boosts muscle growth. With this approach, you’ll gain a balanced, strong physique.

  • Master Your Form: If a routine is done incorrectly, your muscles could grow disproportionately. If you have to, make a video recording of your sessions and analyze if your form follows that of which you’re trying to mirror.

  • Eat Well: Your body is like a machine that needs fuel in the form of food to function properly. Eat a balanced post-workout snack that has enough water, carbohydrates, and protein to replenish the nutrients you lost during training.

  • Rest When Your Body Tells You To: Your body needs time to recover. If your muscles and joints are still sore, do not over-exert yourself. This is your body’s way of telling you that it needs a break.

  • Consult Trainers: If you don’t feel like you’re making enough progress, you should speak to a fitness specialist for a way to accelerate your development. This will give you proper guidance and expedite results. 


The personal trainers at Boundless Performance Systems offer strength training, fitness classes, and more. If you’re in Hartford County, CT, and need a gym where you can workout comfortably, call (860) 985-2967 today. You may also visit their Facebook and Twitter page for more information.

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