January 18, 2018

Competition Prep Series: The Offseason

  Making the decision to enter a bodybuilding or physique competition and showing the world all the hard work you put in the gym can be a scary one. It is a very vulnerable position to be on stage under the bright lights being scrutinized not only by the judges in front of you but also the entire crowd. Not to mention you are just about completely naked. This should provide ample motivation to do […]
December 21, 2017

Killer Lifts You Probably Don’t Do

  If you repeat anything enough times, it becomes ineffectual and boring. Yet, so many people just trudge into the gym, week after week, and grind out the same old training routines. The same number of sets of the same lifts, performed in the same way, within the same rep ranges. These are also the people who moan about being stuck on a plateau, and how much their shoulders hurt. The best way to keep […]
December 7, 2017

The Most Overrated Exercises for Each Body Part

  In bodybuilding there really are no “bad” exercises if executed properly. However, there are certainly some exercises that are overrated. Beware, because saying some of these exercises are overrated is going against the gospel preached by many great bodybuilders. But the truth is these movements may be more likely to lead to a breakdown in form and can result in injury while some are simply not nearly as effective or essential as many hold […]
November 30, 2017

Dynamic Resistance Aids for Strength and Muscle

  As weight trainers, we face a constant, yet welcome, battle against gravity. The great leveller. The pull towards the center of the Earth. The thorn in the side of every physicist on the planet. But what if you could cheat gravity? What if you could manipulate it and mould it into your own muscle and strength-building monster?   Weights are just heavy lumps that you hold in your hand. It’s as simple as that. […]