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Common Beginner Weight Training Errors

Weight training is like sex. Most everyone has done it, and most everyone will tell you that they are experts. And the odd thing about these experts is that so many new trainees take their advice, and run with it….

The Peary Rader Solution For Size And Strength

Many of today’s trainees suffer from the notion that you have to put in hours of training, several times a week, to pack on real size. This might be true … if you desperately want to be the next Mr….

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,…