Category Archives: Training


There are two reasons why people do the exercises they do (or most anything else really). Number one is that someone told them to. They picked it from some magazine’s list of

20 Minute Circuit Work Out For Fatloss

Try these quick circuit training routines for greater fat burning results. By Mehmet Edip If you want a quick and effective way to train the whole body then look no further than

Olympic Weightlifting: The 6 Truths of Technique

When it comes to weightlifting technique, there are disagreements. Some are legitimate, some are questionable, and a few are downright silly. But when you sift through it all, there are a few

Contract To Grow: Focus On Your Contractions To Build Muscle Mass, Rep By Rep

What’s your goal for a given set during a muscle building workout? Is it to lift the weight up as many times as possible? Is it to pile on maximal poundage and

A Hardcore Look At Wendler’s 5/3/1 Powerlifting Routine

From the book – 5/3/1: The Simplest and Most Effective Training System for Raw Strength (2nd Edition) Workout Description Jim Wendler’s 5/3/1 powerlifting system is rapidly growing into one of the most

Olympic Lifts Starter Program

The following is a 4-week training program that can be used to get started with Olympic training programs. This is a good cycle to start with if you have not previously been

Pound Your Chest – Increase your bench press strength while adding size to your upper pecs with this routine

Is heavy weight with low reps the best way to train chest? Or lighter weights with moderate to high reps? The simple yet somewhat convoluted answer: All of the above. The workout

BOOST YOUR STRENGTH: Confuse your muscles to gain size and strength

  HYPOTHESIS: Periodization refers to the systematic changing of workout variables every few weeks (i.e., weight, reps, sets, rest, exercises) to prevent plateaus in strength and muscle gains. A “newer” style of