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Heavy Duty training HIT Muscle Mass by David Renouf

Heavy Duty Training HIT Muscle Mass by David Renouf

    News, Views and Clues,  by David Renouf. OLD NEWS: But still relevant. Heavy Duty Training the YATES and Mentzer way. Recently I read an article in a well-known fitness magazine about Mike Mentzer (a renown body builder of the 1970-80’s) and Dorian Yates  (six time Mr Olympia winner during the 1990’s) regarding their Heavy…

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Fractional Weight Plates (SET) by Renouf Fitness®

Fractional Micro Weight Plates: When Small is Better

Fractional plates are a great benefit for a multitude of different applications, here are just a few. Strength conditioning coaches to carry out tests for assessment (e.g. 1RM test). In CrossFit, to meet the Rx (usually in pounds) in some WOD’s when using kg bumpers plates. To eliminate ‘plateaus’ in your strength training program. Ideal…

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CrossFit  Talk the Talk

CrossFit Talk the Talk

(Rich Froning, one of CrossFit’s best.) Crossfit language ‘talk the talk’   CrossFit workouts were designed to improve ten different fitness criteria thought to be the total package, these are cardiovascular endurance, stamina, strength, flexibility, power, speed, coordination, accuracy, agility, and balance. The man behind it all and founder, Greg Glassman a former gymnast, developed…

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Dumbbell Training

Dumbbell Training

DUMBBELL TRAINING Dumbbell exercises should be included in all strength-training programs. Using Dumbbells you can develop the different elements of strength such as maximal strength, hypertrophy, explosive power and strength endurance. When using dumbbells as opposed to machines you not only activate the prime mover muscle but also the smaller stabilizing muscle groups which control…

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