Category Archive for "General Articles"


Comparing Stiff Leg Deadlifts And Romanian Deadlifts

Did you know that stiff leg deadlifts and Romanian deadlifts are two different exercises? These deadlift variations are often seen as the same lift, but they are not. There are minor, but important differences regarding how each variation is performed….


What Is Strong? Real World Strength Standards For Raw, Natural Lifters

What is strong? We live in a world filled with 1000 pound squat and 800 pound bench press Youtube videos. Kind of makes you feel weak, doesn’t it? It sure makes me feel weak. There are a couple of key…


“The” Big Secret For Building Muscle And Strength

Ready for the big secret? Here it is: There is no best workout. Now that we’ve got that out of the way, let’s move on to more important things…like what’s really important. Want to build muscle and strength? Here’s what…


Consistency: The Cornerstone Of Muscle And Strength Building Progress

Are you missing workouts? To build muscle and strength you must remain consistent. Sounds obvious, but you’d be surprised by how many lifters miss multiple workouts a month (for many, more like multiple workouts each week). There is no point…


What is the Best Workout System?

Let me just start by saying that I don’t believe in magic training programs. You’ve come here looking for the best workout system, but instead I am going to give you something better. I am going to provide you with…


Two Squat Tips That Will Fix Most Bad Beginner Squats

In my day squatting was easier. You put the barbell on your back and squatted until you hit parallel. These days things are far more complicated. You have 259 different experts providing you with 7,154 different form tips to remember….


3 Tips For Those Who Want Overnight Gym Success

Muscle and Brawn Authors

This article was written by Jonathan Byrd, author of the eBook BIG: “Rapidly increase your strength using the BIG strength training system created by top ranked powerlifter Jonathan Byrd.” Look around you, we live in an instant gratification society. People look for…