Monday, 15 June 2020

No Gym? No Problem!

You don’t need a gym to get in great shape. You can build muscle, burn fat, and improve your performance in the privacy, comfort, and convenience of your own home – without fancy fitness equipment. 

Monday, 23 March 2020

Total Body vs Bro Splits for Size and Strength

You want the BEST program – we all do. If you are investing your valuable time into hitting the gym, you want to get the best results possible. How should you layout your weekly training plan? Should you be using a whole-body program or a bro split? Is one better for building strength verses muscle size? Thankfully, there have been a ton of studies on this topic over the past several years. Let’s look at what the latest research has to say about whole-body vs. bro splits. 

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Monday, 16 March 2020

The Truth about Volume and Muscle Hypertrophy

So you want to pack on some muscle. What should you do? What is really important when trying to gain size? A few years ago, the hot topic in the research was frequency. People got all caught up in trying to hit a muscle with high frequency. Now the focus has shifted to volume. Today people are trying to pack more and more volume into their training week. Is this is a good idea? Will more volume help YOU build more muscle? Let’s see what the latest research has to say on the topic…

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Monday, 16 September 2019

Whole Body vs. Lower/Upper for Size & Strength

You want to get stronger and pack on some lean muscle. In your search for the best way of building muscle, you come across the raging debate over whole-body routines vs. split routines. Should you split things up like you see the other big guys at your gym doing? Or, should you follow the “experts” who claim that whole-body, high-frequency training is best? Let’s see what the latest research on that topic has to say.

Monday, 10 June 2019

The Truth About “Dangerous” Exercises

You want to get strong, lean and jacked. You train hard and read everything you can to help you reach your goals. Along your journey, you find varying opinions on the safety of certain exercises. Some tell you to just shut up and train. Others claim that there are certain exercises you should never do. Then there are those who have a problem with every productive exercise ever invented. So who is right? Who cares! Here is what YOU need to know so you can reach your goals without destroying your body. 

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Tuesday, 1 January 2019

8 Primers for Explosive Muscle Growth

Muscle building is hard work, many people fail miserably and results don’t happen overnight (yes, I know you knew all that). Many people fail to build muscle because they are simply not ready to build muscle. You see, muscle gains come in spurts. You can have periods of almost no growth and then all of a sudden – bam! You start growing. If you want to pack on muscle as fast as possible, here are 8 primers for explosive muscle growth. 

Friday, 21 December 2018

The Best Way to Improve Your Vertical Jump: Olympic Lifts vs. Loaded Jumps

In the world of athletic performance, few things are more impressive and dominating than a huge vertical jump. The question is, what’s the best way to improve your vertical jump? One popular and successful method is Olympic-style weightlifting variations. Another is loaded jumps. But which one is better for improving your vertical jump? Let’s see what the latest research has to say.