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Matt Schifferle The Fit Rebel
Making Your Workouts More Effective With Training Alignment
An effective workout depends on the alignment of several influences. It’s not as simple as having the correct weight or number of reps. In order for a work out to truly be effective it needs to work along with your preferences, resources, and even your own body. The more alignment you have, the easier it is to accomplish what you ... The post Making Your Workouts More Effective With Training Alignment appeared first on The Red Delta Project.
How Alignment Makes Fitness Easier
Nothing makes it easier to achieve, and maintain a higher level of fitness than seeking a state of alignment. On the other hand, a state of misalignment can make it almost impossible to make even meager progress no matter how hard you work. What is fitness alignment? Fitness alignment is when the habits you follow flow along with the countless ... The post How Alignment Makes Fitness Easier appeared first on The Red Delta Project.
The Easiest Way to Start Making Progress Again
One of the most common questions I receive is from people who have hit a plateau and they want to start making progress again. They could be struggling to build muscle, increase strength, or lose weight but the scenario is always the same. In full disclosure, it’s almost impossible for me to know what the average individual needs to do ... The post The Easiest Way to Start Making Progress Again appeared first on The Red Delta Project.
5 Tips For Super Effective Home Workouts
Working out at home has several advantages. It’s a lot more convenient, you can potentially save a lot of time and money, plus you get to choose your own music and amenities. However, for all of the advantages, there are also several significant challenges that come from working out at home. But don’t worry, because I’ve got your back with ... The post 5 Tips For Super Effective Home Workouts appeared first on The Red Delta Project.
Is the Bulking and Cutting Strategy Right For You?
I get a lot of questions concerning the bulking and cutting strategy. Specifically, if someone is on the right track when they are bulking or if they should start cutting. Some people also ask if they should bulk first and then cut or cut and then bulk. It may not surprise you, but I’m not a very big fan of ... The post Is the Bulking and Cutting Strategy Right For You? appeared first on The Red Delta Project.
Convict Conditioning Myths and Misconceptions
Convict Conditioning was first published a little over 10 years ago. Since then, it’s played a very influential role in making progressive calisthenics a popular and legitimate training discipline. For the years, I’ve received many questions regarding Paul Wade’s work so I wanted to take the opportunity to answer them as best I could here. #1 Is Paul Wade real? ... The post Convict Conditioning Myths and Misconceptions appeared first on The Red Delta Project.
How to Stop Struggling and Make Progress in Fitness & Weight loss
I know how frustrating it can be to work super hard, but nothing seems to work. Maybe you’re learning all about the latest diet and exercise research or perhaps you’re working as hard as you can every day in the gym. Yet despite doing everything possible progress is slow or nonexistent so what’s the deal? Most frustration with diet and ... The post How to Stop Struggling and Make Progress in Fitness & Weight loss appeared first on The Red Delta Project.
The 6 Tools of Grind-Style Calisthenics
Last week, I discussed the Grind-style Calisthenics mindset. This week, I want to talk about the 6 tools GSC uses to bring your training to the next level. The ultimate goal of Grind-style Calisthenics is to teach you how to work your muscles more effectively. Note that effective muscle training isn’t always about making your muscles work as hard as ... The post The 6 Tools of Grind-Style Calisthenics appeared first on The Red Delta Project.
Understanding the Grind-Style Calisthenics Mindset
Grind-style Calisthenics brings the experience of lifting heavy weights in the gym to the efficient world of body weight training. This is accomplished not just from using unique exercises or workout routines, but a different mental perspective on physical exercise. Taking a grind-style approach means focusing on the quality and quantity of the muscle tension you’re generating rather than chasing ... The post Understanding the Grind-Style Calisthenics Mindset appeared first on The Red Delta...
The Simple Formula for Unstoppable Fitness Motivation
Fitness motivation can be a very volatile thing. One minute you have it and the next it’s gone. Some lucky people always seem to be fired up while others around them struggle to just get their engine running. Fitness motivation, or the ability to stick to a diet or exercise program, isn’t so much about ironclad willpower or magic pixie ... The post The Simple Formula for Unstoppable Fitness Motivation appeared first on The Red Delta Project.
Make Faster Calisthenics Progress With Grease The Groove
Sometimes, it can feel like some moves will never get stronger or easier. Times like this it’s a good idea to employ the “grease the groove” approach How to use it Essentially, grease the groove refers to practicing a technical skill very frequently outside of your normal workouts. You might practice a few reps every day, but most grease the ... The post Make Faster Calisthenics Progress With Grease The Groove appeared first on The Red Delta Project.
How to Use Periodization to Avoid Workout Plateaus
Workout plateaus are a fact of life for every athlete. There’s really not much you can do to avoid them regardless of the routine you follow or how hard you work. In a way, a workout plateau is a good thing. It means your body has adapted to the stress of the workout. Even so, I know that doesn’t take ... The post How to Use Periodization to Avoid Workout Plateaus appeared first on The Red Delta Project.
Is Low-Fatigue High-Volume Training Right For You?
Low-fatigue high-volume training has been getting a lot more press recently so I thought I would address it here to clear up some confusion. The basic strategy of Low-fatigue high-volume training is you keep your reps and sets moderate to prevent yourself from accumulating too much fatigue during a given workout. With less fatigue, you don’t need as much recovery ... The post Is Low-Fatigue High-Volume Training Right For You? appeared first on The Red Delta Project.
Calisthenics Training Wisdom w/ Jake Gay
Jake Gay is a relatively new name on the calisthenics scene having started seriously training in the discipline a year ago. Remember his name though because he’s going to be a household name in no time. It’s easy to see why through the content he puts out on his Instagram and YouTube channel, Jake’s simple and practical advice is down-to-earth ... The post Calisthenics Training Wisdom w/ Jake Gay appeared first on The Red Delta Project.
How to Get Fit and Save Money at the Same time
January is a time of promise of weight loss and building the body of your dreams……for a price. There are memberships, programs, gadgets and supplements to buy. It just seems like it’s impossible to get fit and save money at the same time. I’m here to tell you that you don’t have to buy anything to get in shape. In ... The post How to Get Fit and Save Money at the Same time appeared first on The Red Delta Project.
Calorie Hacking For Weight Loss
Calorie hacking is one of the few weight loss strategies that works with the law of homeostasis rather than against it. Instead of adopting long-term habits like classic diet and exercise programs, it uses short-term “calorie hacks” that last a few hours or days. Why is homeostasis the key to fat loss? Homeostasis is the governing law of the universe. ... The post Calorie Hacking For Weight Loss appeared first on The Red Delta Project.
Making Sense of Conflicting Fitness Information
It seems like the world is filled with conflicting fitness information. One experts says eggs are good, another claims they are bad. One best selling book claims running will add years to your life while other claim it will shorten your life. The confusion seems to be the normal state of our fitness culture, but this isn’t necessarily so. In ... The post Making Sense of Conflicting Fitness Information appeared first on The Red Delta Project.
A Simple Plan for Making Progress in Calisthenics
Building muscle with calisthenics can be a daunting idea. There are so many technical variables to consider like range of motion, weight shifting, leverage, speed and tempo just to name a few. Lifting weights just seem so much simpler. You just add weight and you’re set, right? So that makes a pretty good case for weights and a strike against ... The post A Simple Plan for Making Progress in Calisthenics appeared first on The Red Delta Project.
How to Make Your Body Your Own Weight Machine
Grind-style calisthenics is the art of turning your own body into your personal, portable and versatile weight machine. Just think of the freedom and cost savings to no longer needing to go to the gym or filling up your home with bulky exercise equipment. All you need is your very body and gravity. Best legal steroids for women safe alternatives for ... The post How to Make Your Body Your Own Weight Machine appeared first on The Red Delta Project.
How I Switched From Weights to Calisthenics
I’ve always loved to exercise, and I’ve been strength training since college. However, I’ve only been focusing on calisthenics based workouts for the past 10 years. Before then, you could count on finding me on a bench press or leg press most days of the week. So how did I go from an iron-worshiping gym junkie to a calisthenics enthusiast? Well, ... The post How I Switched From Weights to Calisthenics appeared first on The Red Delta Project.