Superset Your Strength Workouts For Super Fun!

One of my favorite ways to do that is by supersetting exercises. The idea is to put together two (or more) exercises that work the same muscle group and do them one right after the other with no rest in between. By doing that, you add intensity to your workouts and, of course, you save time since you cut out the rest periods – Although you do want to rest after each superset. To try it yourself, all you have to do is choose at least two exercises that work the same muscle group, but work in different ways – Say, pushups and chest flies or overhead presses and front raises. Do them one after the other, rest and then repeat.
Source: http://exercise.about.com/b/2014/03/05/quick-fix-workouts-supersetting.htm

Dwight Galt notices improvements as Nittany Lions max workouts ebook reviews power through final week of winter workouts

People who worked out in the morning reported getting the best sleep, on average. “Sleep recommendations suggest avoiding exercise prior to bed,” said Matthew Buman, lead author of the study from Arizona State University in Phoenix. “We found evidence to the contrary suggesting that individuals need not avoid exercise at night.” He and his colleagues analyzed responses collected from 1,000 adults participating in the 2013 National Sleep Foundation Sleep in America Poll. The telephone- and web-based questionnaire asked participants how well they felt they slept, how long they slept each night, how much time it took them to fall asleep, and whether they felt refreshed after waking up in the morning. The poll also asked participants about their exercise habits, such as whether they worked out regularly and, if so, whether they were active in the morning, afternoon or evening.
Source: http://www.reuters.com/article/2014/02/26/us-evening-workouts-dont-disturb-sleep-idUSBREA1P1SE20140226

Evening workouts don’t disturb sleep

Loading Photo Gallery There was music blaring through the room, a privilege the players earned after about a week into Dwight Galts new strength and conditioning program. Galt is director of performance enhancement. From a strength and power standpoint were basically in our eighth week and I think theyve really done a great job in that area of increasing that lean mass, Galt said following the workout. I think we put some good size on the team, had some really good body weight gains that I think were going to need because we still have a younger team. Galt said he has a total of 50-plus workouts slated for the offseason and so far the team completed six speed workouts before the winter cycle began and about 15 workouts after it. They will continue lifting throughout spring practices too.
Source: http://www.pennlive.com/pennstatefootball/index.ssf/2014/03/dwight_galt_notices_improvemen.html

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