Tag Archives: Training


Understanding Progression: Weight and Intensity

More! More! More! Do more!

How many times have you read that in an article, or on a forum post? Progression is king, but what exactly is progression? Is it good enough to simply add more weight each time you workout? Or should you be upping the training… Read more

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Getting Warmed Up

One question I see over and over again is how do I warm up? I rarely ever answer this question decisively, because it is my belief that a proper warm up is an individual thing. I have offered advice on the subject, but little in the way of instruction.… Read more

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Steroid Use In Teens

At my gym I see it all the time. A scrawny teen with “BACK-NE” (back acne), doing a volume training routine that he most likely got out of a bodybuilding magazine.

Steroid use, along with other performance enhancing drugs, is rapidly increasing… Read more

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Stength and Muscle: Built Like A Fighter

What does a fighter look like? Generally a fighter is lean, strong, and muscular.

The general approach to building such a body is to – of course – be a fighter. But there are other paths for those who would rather not get punched in … Read more

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Don’t Believe Everything You Read About Training

Sometimes I read articles over at T-Nation, and I wonder if there are other people like me in the world; people who are left shaking their heads in disbelief. Every week I get a spam email from the site promoting their new products and giving me … Read more

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Leg Workouts

Leg Training: Eleven Sets of Squats

Leg Training: Eleven Sets of Squats, by Bill Anton

  • Squats — 3 sets x 8 reps
  • Add 20 – 40 pounds, then 3 sets x 5 reps
  • Add 20 – 40 pounds, then 5 sets x 3 reps

Specialize on this with 2 days between squat days.

After a while the gaps will… Read more

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