Muscle building can seem like an incredibly frustrating process. On one hand you have the 5% of lifters who appear to make it look easy. On the other hand, you have the rest of the pack who for the life of them can’t figure out what in the heck… Read more
I don’t believe in magic training systems.
Some workouts are better than others. There is no doubt about that. But for every lifter that is successfully using a reputable program, there are many, many more that fail.
It goes without saying… Read more
What’s a thinlet? Well since I created the term I might as well give it an official definition.
A thinlet is a lifter who is so afraid of getting fat that they don’t allow themselves to build any quality muscle mass.
You might be a thinlet… Read more
Not building muscle and frustrated? Consider yourself a hardgainer, or even worse – a no gainer? If so then you probably won’t believe the following statement:
Muscle building is a simple process.
I have no reason to lie to you.… Read more
Compound vs. Isolation Exercises
Compound exercises are the meat and potatoes of muscle building. They work multiple muscle groups and are the most challenging and rewarding lifts. Compound exercises provide you with the most bang for your… Read more
You are probably confused about proper protein intake as it relates to muscle building. There is a lot of nonsense floating around on lifting forums. You’ve all heard it, things like “high protein causes kidney damage”,… Read more
When you are focused on muscle building, you may be worried about increasing the weight every few weeks. You may also be focused on eating a muscle building diet, and you may be overlooking an important aspect of your training. An important part… Read more