01/30/2013 | fitness

Deadlift 101

Even though the squat is considered ‘the king of all exercises’, you could easily argue that the deadlift could share top billing. Read more

01/13/2013 | fitness

Hacking the New Exercise Learning Curve

One walk through a commercial gym and you see all sorts of whacky stuff. There are balls, hammers, tires, machines that ellipse, and machines that move the ground. I believe there are 4 base movements that everything else in the gym builds upon by association. Read more

12/12/2012 | fitness

Breaking Through Muscle Building Plateaus, Part III

You’ve likely heard the saying, “What’s old is new again.” Well, this is true. I’ve read Arnold’s books countless times and recall the countless intensity techniques he spoke about using to busy through muscle building plateaus. Read more

10/17/2012 | fitness

Squat 101

Squats have been called the ‘king of all exercises’, and for good reason. They will build muscle mass across the entire body and take your overall strength to new levels. Read more

09/12/2012 | fitness

Bench Press 101

No other exercise is more revered than the bench press. The majority of lifters are typically immersed in endless sets of every bench press variation you could imagine. Read more

09/05/2012 | fitness

Intensity vs. Inanity

Bottom line: This stuff is hard. It's supposed to be hard. If getting a great body was easy, every woman would look Jessica Biel, and every guy would have a body like Kellan Lutz. Read more

09/05/2012 | fitness

Train Muscles NOT Movements!

If your primary training goal is to GET BIGGER muscles (i.e. increase hypertrophy), we’ve found it’s best to focus on training MUSCLES, not movements because your goal is about muscles: bigger shoulders & chest, wider lats, harder butt, etc. Read more

08/08/2012 | fitness

Pick up Heavy Stuff

In the early days of strength training there were no squat stands or bench presses. The deadlift was the premier exercise for building size and strength, as it should be. Read more

07/31/2012 | fitness

Four Must-Try Mobility Drills

Here are four mobility drills to get you started, but the important thing that I want to bring to light is that only four drills can go a very long way in improving the way you move. Read more

07/26/2012 | fitness

Old School Muscle

Here are six forgotten bodybuilder techniques that will transform your body. Add these to your fitness plan—including a favorite technique from Arnold—and the only thing that will be old is the body you used to have. Read more

07/25/2012 | fitness

Top 6 Best Squat Tips

I thought it would be perfect for this week’s theme of the dreaded ‘chicken leg syndrome’. Squats aren’t called the ‘king of all exercises’ for nothing. Read more