November 21, 2015

3 Easy Steps to Become More Effective at Every Exercise

When Arnold Schwarzenegger was the reigning Mr. Olympia, he once said that he would get more out of performing a single set than most people would get out of their entire workout. Part of this was mental and being able to push himself harder. The other part was that Arnold also understood how to squeeze the most out of every exercise. Two people may be doing the same exercise; however one person may be using […]
November 14, 2015

Creatine: Is it the New Wonder Supplement?

Creatine was first discovered around a hundred years ago. Not in a laboratory, not growing on a tree, and not at the bottom of the ocean. Creatine was discovered in its natural environment, inside of the human body. Yep, you got it. Creatine is no artificially man-made, crazy, high-tech substance conjured by a mad scientist. It is a naturally occurring, and vitally important chemical found inside each and every one of us. The primary job […]
November 12, 2015

Eccentric Training Is the Key to Unlocking Your Hidden Fitness Potential

Weight training is about ‘lifting’ weights, right? Shifting huge lumps of iron skyward, again and again and again. It’s about stimulating muscles to grow by overloading them with stresses. The aim must be to achieve powerful contractions shredding the fibers and lay the groundwork for new tissue. Yes, technically that is true, but do you understand the difference between the types of contractions? Most lifters focus on the concentric phase. They see this contraction as […]
November 7, 2015

Tricep Training No-No’s

Huge, well developed and defined triceps look incredible. Making up around two-thirds of the upper arm, they really can give your physique that freaky edge. Like an alien clamped onto the back of your arm, great triceps combine bulk and menacing striations with all round development. The triceps are also one of the most satisfying and ego-boosting muscle groups to train. You can really feel them work through their range, and within two or three […]