How Can I Tell if I am Using too Much Weight for Back Exercises?

How Can I Tell if I am Using too Much Weight for Back Exercises? If you can’t hold the weight for a split second during peak contraction, you are using too much weight. Many times, you will see lifters master…

Is It Best to Use Arnold’s Routine?

Is it best to use Arnold’s (Jay Cutler’s, Dorian Yates’) routine? Generally, no. Using the workout routine of a lifter that uses steroids isn’t always the wisest decision. Steroids users can train longer, and with more intensity than natural lifters….

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Mark Dugdale: Beyond Driven

Can I Lift Heavy Compound Movements Multiple Times a Week?

Can I Lift Heavy Compound Movements Multiple Times a Week? Yes, you can…if you understand what overtraining means, and also gain an understanding of the necessity of de-load periods. Most lifters view weightlifting through the lens of “fatigue” only. But…

Will Weightlifting Stunt a Teen’s Growth?

Will Weightlifting Stunt a Teen’s Growth? No, that’s an old myth from the stone age. And I quote… Does Weight Lifting Stunt Growth in Height? I get this question all the time: “I’m in my teens and I want to…

Gain Muscle Mass Without Reading Muscle and Fitness Magazines

Dear Friend, Just the other day a friend approached me for help. He has been training for several months (at least six months, I think) with little to no gains. I put him on a good routine that he would…