Resources for beginner strength trainers

IMG_1111-300x225 Nobody was born knowing how to lift weights.

We all start out as beginners.

If you’re brand new to strength training, or returning to it after a long hiatus, make sure to check out the posts and workouts below BEFORE you hit the gym. Knowing what to expect before, during and after your first few exercise sessions will make it much easier; I promise!

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Tips for preventing workout-related injuries



Muscle fatigue vs. muscle soreness vs. muscle strain; how much post-exercise pain is too much?



New to strength training? Terms you need to know



An at-home beginner workout (with work-along video instructions)




Progressing your at-home beginner workout (with work-along video instructions)



5 reasons to stretch post-workout (with a video guided stretch)