Steve Lombardi, a personal trainer and bodybuilder, has been there before, and he has a few strategies for those who want to lift weights on a limited schedule.
Reviewed & Approved by Dr. Larry Muscles can’t count,” says Steve Lombardi, personal trainer and bodybuilder. ”They can’t hear. You can grunt all you want; they’re not impressed. They can’t read.” His point, of course, is that everyone’s an individual. How many reps and sets you use to build muscle is going to depend solely on you. For beginners, Lombardi … Read More
Reviewed & Approved by Dr. Larry You’re probably going to get hurt at some point, according to Steve Lombardi, personal trainer and 50-year bodybuilding veteran — but the goal is to minimize how often and how seriously you hurt yourself throughout your lifetime of exercising. Here are Steve’s two biggest tips for how to prevent injuries while exercising: Common exercise … Read More
Reviewed & Approved by Dr. Larry If you’re beginning your relationship with building muscle, you may be wondering if you should take supplements. But according to personal trainer and bodybuilder Steve Lombardi, you don’t need to get too in depth with the supplement talk yet — at this point, you can stick to the basics. Your body probably doesn’t need … Read More
Reviewed & Approved by Dr. Larry Two key factors come to mind when we think of being healthy: diet and exercise. But the importance of adequate sleep shouldn’t be overlooked either, no matter what your fitness goals are. Think about how you feel when you’re tired: You have trouble making good decisions, and you’re not as present or aware. How … Read More
Reviewed & Approved by Dr. Larry Health and wellness coach Caroline Jordan works with a lot of highly intelligent clients. But, when she asks them, “What do you want?” they have no idea. For many of us, happiness is something we’ll achieve once we reach that next work goal or life milestone. But happiness isn’t something saved for the future; … Read More
Reviewed & Approved by Dr. Larry How often should you be working out, and how often should you be resting your muscles? Steve Lombardi, a personal trainer and ICU nurse who’s been bodybuilding for 50 years, prefers an intense, high-quality workout for a shorter amount of time rather than spending several hours a day in the gym. He works out … Read More
Reviewed & Approved by Dr. Larry Muscle imbalance can be a visual problem for veteran bodybuilders like Steve Lombardi, but it can also cause performance problems in your active life and make you more vulnerable to injuries — making neglected muscle groups a potential health risk. What are the most neglected muscle groups of the body, and how can you … Read More