The Barbell Bench Press is one of the most popular gym exercises. It is also one of the most misused exercises. Part of the problem is that the bench press is an ego exercise. A lot of guys judge their training progress based on how much they can bench.… Read more
Lets take a closer look at a technique called Triple Drop Pre-Exhaust training and how we can apply it to a shoulder workout.
Pre-exhaust involves using an isolation exercise immediately before a compound exercise to pre-fatigue the muscle… Read more
Just recently, a man who was very well acquainted with Vince Gironda contacted me. He told me some stories about the old “Iron Guru” I had not heard before. It got me thinking about Vince.
Back when I first started bodybuilding I … Read more
Just like any machine, the human body has its limits. Ask too much from it and it will break down.
This is what most bodybuilders do. They ask too much from their bodies and try to compensate for it by consuming massive amounts of calories.
As stated… Read more
Controversy has always been a great promotional tool.
I guess I’m going to be a little controversial in this article. But I’m not doing it to draw attention to myself or to sell something. No, I’m doing it with the hope that… Read more
How many times have you heard this?:
“You need to eat some protein at least every three hours to keep your body in a positive nitrogen balance to support muscle growth.”
Or how about this:
“You need to eat 6 to 7 meals a day spaced… Read more
There are two common fitness goals – to gain muscle mass and to lose body fat. Unfortunately, for the most part, the two goals are at opposite ends of the spectrum.
Building muscle mass is going to require you to take in a surplus of calories… Read more