Train Large Muscles First, Then Small Muscles

A basic principle of weight training is to do large muscle exercises, such as bench presses and squats first, followed by small muscle exercises, such as biceps curls, and knee extensions. Small muscles exercises fatigue the target muscles rapidly, which limits their...

Best Rest Interval Between Sets: It Depends

Bodybuilders and power athletes argue endlessly about the optimal rest interval between sets for building muscle size, strength, power and endurance. A review of literature by Adam Gonzalaz from Hofstra University in Hampstead, New York concluded the optimal rest...