Milk Thistle Supplement Guide and Information

What is Milk Thistle and where does Milk Thistle come from? Silybum marianum (Milk Thistle) is an herb that has been used for thousands of years. The herb is a tall, stocky, plant that grows fruit, and is native to…

Multivitamins Supplement Guide and Information

What is a Multivitamin? Multivitamin and mineral supplements are perhaps the most important single supplement that can be consumed by bodybuilders and athletes. Creatine and Whey Protein are also very important. For the human body to perform at its maximum…

Bodybuilding: Ideal Body Measurements

I’m often asked what my body measurements are and/or what are the ideal measurements for a bodybuilder or a classical muscular male physique. Believe it or not, there are actually many formulas for determining the “ideal body proportions.” On the…

Understanding Workouts – Do I Work Traps with Shoulders or Back?

Mick Madden

Do I Work Traps with Shoulders or Back? Traps can be worked with either your shoulders or back. Your traps and shoulders work together on many shoulder exercises, such as the military press and lateral raise. Your traps are also…

Count Calories or Count Portions?

Tom Venuto

Do calories matter or do you simply need to eat certain foods and that will guarantee you’ll lose weight? Should you count calories or can you just count “portions?” Is it necessary to keep a food diary? Is it unrealistic…

Understanding Workouts – When Should I Add Weight?

Mick Madden

When Should I Add Weight? Progression is king in muscle building. To get bigger, you have to add more weight to the bar. Even if you are using high intensity techniques including rest-pause work, slow negative training, etc., you can’t…

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The Massive Quad Workout – That You Won’t Want to Try!

It’s axiomatic that the exercises which give you the best results are always the hardest ones to do. If you want a huge back… you row and deadlift. If you want huge legs, you squat… OR… you do THIS leg…