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Metabolic Typing: Building Vibrant Health – Part 2

No two people are alike.  Enter Metabolic Typing®, or what I like to call common sense.  In the 1930’s, Weston Price discovered, by visiting many parts of the world, that there was a link between modern eating habits and the…

Old School Westside Barbell Training

Old School Westside Barbell Training. Old school Westside Percentage Training. SQUAT and BENCH Week 1: 70% x 8×3 Week 2: 75% x 8×3 Week 3: 80% x 6×3 Week 4: 85% x 5×2 Week 5: 80%x2, 85%x2, 90%x2 DEADLIFT Week 1…

Metabolic Typing: Building Vibrant Health – Part 1

I would like to take a moment and briefly summarize my own personal journey with building health.   I have been involved with Metabolic Typing® since 2001 after a serious injury in the military.  I was able to radically rebuild and…

Powerlifting Workouts: Training Splits and Exercise Selection

I want to get you thinking about the planning and design of powerlifting workouts. It is beyond the scope of this article to get into training theory, specific powerlifting training routines, bands and chains, or training gear. What I hope…

The Second Key to Old School Success for New School Beginners: Rest Like A Baby

If you don’t make time to rest, you won’t have time to grow.  That’s the long and short of it.  Most gym goers, and especially first time beginners, place most of their emphasis on their workouts.  Huge sets, super sets,…

High Volume, One Hour Tom Platz Leg Workout

Tom Platz. There are few iconic bodyparts in the history of bodybuilding. The legs of Tom Platz. The biceps of Arnold Schwarzenegger. But unfortunately, when we think of Tom Platz and Arnold Schwarzenegger, we also think of high volume training….

Female Bodybuilding Tips

While there’s a lot of information available on the web about bodybuilding for men, female bodybuilding isn’t a popular subject. However, there are many professional bodybuilders that are women, and even more that work out regularly to stay toned and…