August 31, 2017

Opposites Attract: The Benefits of Training Opposing Muscles Groups Together

  There are countless ways to set up a training split. Some people train the full body together, others prefer to isolate individual muscles. It’s common to program a major muscle group with an accessory muscle such as back and biceps. But one style of training that is undoubtedly underutilized is working opposing muscle groups together through antagonist supersets. Antagonist supersets are workouts used to train opposing muscle groups back and forth. You alternate between […]
July 6, 2017

Periodization: Switch It Up To Build It Up

As the old saying goes, variety is the spice of life. Nobody likes to be stuck in a rut, going through the motions, traversing the same obstacles, and negotiating the same weary routines, month in month out. For optimal results, this mindset should transfer across into your training. If you made a list of your favorite meals, then ate them every single day, at the same time, with no variation whatsoever, you would soon be […]
June 29, 2017

Athlete Q&A: Pati Tauti

Age: 39 Height: 5’8” Weight: 225 What is your current job? Currently, you can find me pumping up athletes and workout enthusiasts as a strength and conditioning coach. As much as I enjoy personal workouts, what really gets me going is motivating others and helping them develop physically and mentally. Sometimes you just need a little nudge to get the fitness ball rolling and I take pride in being a part of that process. How […]
March 2, 2017

Training Philosophies of the Greats

  One of the greatest things about the sport of bodybuilding is that it is a personal and unique journey for each individual. Some use the gym as a time to get deep into their thoughts while other use it as a way to shut things off. Certain bodybuilders approach the gym with an intensity bordering on rage; you won’t see them joking around with other gym goers as they push their bodies and their […]