A lot of new warriors to the Reforged Legion have been asking us for advice or tips when it comes to building muscle or working out with weights. When we first made big changes to the site, we made entire guides on each major muscle group.
The second Reforged Pillar is Exercise. To reinforce this pillar, we wanted to put these posts together in one place.
In this post, we are going to give you a Muscular Development Resource Guide. This guide consists of all of the posts (so far) that we have made for Muscular Development.
The following guides will consist of Muscular Anatomy and Function, exercise tips, and recommended exercises to target these muscle groups.
You can get each of these guides (with added content and revisions) in a full eBook you can download by clicking the link for the Muscle Compendium here.
If you have any questions or comments, throw them below or email me at firstname.lastname@example.org.
One of the most difficult things to implement is a diet or exercise regiment. According to one study, more than 50% of people will drop out of their exercise program within 6 months. Most of the time, this is a result of our exercise program not meeting expectations. Our hesitations typically come from ourselves - and it's never always one reason.
There are typically multiple reasons as to why we drop out of our exercise and nutrition regiments.
In this post, we are going to go over the five barriers that hold most of us back from fitness.
Let's dive in!
We all witness the initial water weight loss that comes from dieting... it's so cool to drop 5-10lbs in one week when we start.
And then, it slows down... it even stops.
Some people get disheartened from this and believe that it's in their genetics... that the diet didn't work... that no matter what they do, it's useless.
I've been there.
I've tried Intermittent Fasting, Ketogenic, and low-carb diets way before they were cool. To be honest, most of these methods were never sustainable for me in the long-term: I would eventually always stop them. Being that I grew up with a family whose meals were Mediterranean-styled, fruits, vegetables, and complex carbs were always a part of my life.
Sometimes, having trouble eliminating food groups in diets is not because of willpower or discipline... it's because of adherence. To us, adherence is the most important thing in a diet, as it eventually breeds discipline and consistency.
It was not until I incorporated Flexible Dieting that my entire lifestyle changed for the better.
In this post, we will explore the Flexible Dieting system in its entirety. It's a system I have used through quite a few successful fat loss and muscle gain phases since 2013.