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 14, 2017

How To Get More Depth In Your Squat

We’ve all seen that guy at the gym loading plates up on the squat rack only to proceed to barely bend his knees and drop his butt just a few inches. After a couple “squats” he re-racks the bar and grunts loudly so everyone can see how much weight he has on the bar. Don’t be that guy. The amount of weight on the bar means nothing if it is not taken through a full […]
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. […]