Category Archive for "Training"

Understanding Workouts: What is Rep Timing

Mick Madden

What is Rep Timing? Some bodybuilding workouts will dictate that you perform reps with a certain speed, or rep timing. For example, you may see a workout that includes the bench press and looks like this: Bench Press, 3 x…

Understanding Workouts: Reps and Sets

Mick Madden

What are Reps in a Workout? Reps are the number of times you perform an exercise, or lift a weight. For example let’s look at barbell curls. 10 reps (repetitions) of barbell curls would involve lifting the bar from the…

Weight Lifting Advice: E-Stat Guys And Gurus

Mick Madden

This topic usually pisses a few people off. And I will say, if you’re one of the people being pissed off, I’m sorry I ruined your day. But this needs to be said. So I suggest you gird up you…

joe weider

6 Ways To Fail At Weight Training

Hi friends and neighbors! It’s time once again for me to shit in your bowl of Corn Flakes! Now listen, I’m not trying to be mean. I’m not trying to be a booger head or a bully. I just want…

The Biggest Bench Press Mistake

Have You Ever Wondered Why People Are So Obsessed With The Bench Press? I used to ask myself, what’s the big deal with the bench press anyway? It didn’t matter if it was at school with my friends… at work…

Squat The Key Lift

Muscle and Brawn Authors

The squat has been labeled a monster by the Journal of American Medical Association (Aug. 1961) and by Prof. Karl Klein of the University of Texas in Sports Illustrated (March 12, 1962). Coaches across the country, who once used squats…

Hardgainer? Can’t Gain Weight? Here’s Some Advice!

Jason Ferruggia

Nothing pisses me off more than skinny guys who complain about their inability to gain weight. “Waaaaa (said in a whining baby voice ala Artie Lang and Howard Stern), I have a really fast metabolism.” “Waaaaa, it’s harder for me…