August 17, 2017

The Do’s and Don’ts of Chest Training

  Training the chest is almost certainly the all-time favorite workout for weight trainers. The buzz of shifting impressive poundage and training those big muscles to an aching yet wholly satisfying pump is just about the best sensation you can get in the weight room. Everyone loves training the pecs; if it’s not your favorite bodypart to train, it has to be way up there. From the warm up through the adrenaline of sliding under […]
August 10, 2017

The ABC Routine

  One of the best bodybuilding programs ever written hardly ever gets mentioned when discussing workout routines. This is the ABC routine that Fred Hatfield, aka “Dr. Squat,” first published in his book Hardcore Bodybuilding: A Scientific Approach in 1993. Hatfield is very respected in the fitness industry, having published multiple books, and possesses a Ph.d in sports sciences. He’s also a world record holding powerlifter and the founder of the personal trainer certification, ISSA. […]
August 3, 2017

How Much And What You Should Eat To Maximize Muscle Gains

Some bodybuilders view bulking as a free pass to eat as much junk food as they require. As long as the scale in the bathroom and lifts in the gym are going up they consider it successful. But is it really worth gaining 10 lbs of fat to gain 1 lb of muscle? “Dirty” bulking will only make it harder to get shredded when you are finished. The truth is it’s not necessary to gorge […]
July 27, 2017

Weight Training Can Make You Smarter and Happier

So you spend your spare time in the gym, trying to get bigger. You spend hour after hour straining every fiber and sinew in search of that elusive pump to inspire shirt stretching growth, strip fat, and thrust veins closer to the surface. But, why? Truth be told, for most of us, it’s the iron bug that drives us to continuously devote our lives to straining and honing our bodies. We may have started lifting […]