Mechanisms of Muscle Growth Muscle growth is a highly complex issue often times muddled with anecdotal opinions and views. However, at the COR boot camps and personal training, we attempt to understand all the mechanisms and potential mechanisms for muscle growth. Muscle growth isn’t always the initial goal of a client, especially one seeking weight…

Take Home Point for Bench Press in Men and Women Men will likely have more difficulty with slower tempos during bench press than women. Men and women have similar responses to strength training during the squat exercise.   Sex-to-sex differences are not well researched or understood, yet many people expect the same results when men…

Take Home Points on HIIT HIIT likely an effective mechanism to improve mitochondrial density. HIIT doesn’t directly lose weight, but can increase work capacity and future weight loss. High-intensity interval training (HIIT)  is the latest and greatest form of training. Now, many claim to understand and prescribe HIIT, but at the COR boot camps and…

Take Home Points on Bridging: The bridge with hip adduction increases core and glute activation. The bridge may seem like an out-dated Jane Fonda exercise move, but this simple exercise can likely improve glute activation.  What is glute activation?  You activate your glutes when you try to squeeze your two butt cheeks together.  When was…