Category Archive for "General Articles"

6-pillars

6 Pillars Of Strength & Muscle Building Success

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…

squat-form

2 Common Squat Mistakes And How To Fix Them

For many of you proper squat form can seem like a puzzle. You’ve read all the articles, watched all the videos, but your squats sill look ugly and don’t feel right. This article will point out 2 common squat mistakes…

warmup-sets

How To Warm Up For Bench Press, Squats And Deadlifts

The following warm up protocol will help you prepare properly for your first working set on squats, bench press, deadlifts and other similar heavy compound exercises. Keep in mind that some of these steps are optional. Some individuals dislike stretching,…

gain-weight

How To Gain Weight: Diet, Tips, Supplements And Workout Routine

Problem…you’re skinny and no matter what you do you can’t gain weight. You eat (and eat, and eat) and workout but the scale doesn’t move. Women ignore you, and men bully or make fun of you. You’re tired of having…

rep-goal-system

Massive Iron’s Rep Goal System

The Rep Goal System is about maximizing every set, and as a result, every workout. It’s about efficiency, and getting the most out of your training. It’s about pushing your body to grow, and about building strength rapidly while focusing…

iron-game-rules

The Iron Game Rules: You Are Not Special

This is written to myself. Please feel free to share it, as long as you provide a link back to this page. You are not special. You do not need to change the workout. You do not need special exercises….

close-grip-bench-press

The Close Grip Bench Press Mistake You’re Probably Making

Many of you are performing close grip bench presses wrong. Heck of a way to start an article, I know, but hear me out. Most of us learned how to perform the close grip bench press from reading muscle building…