November 5, 2015

Muscle Building Ground Rules

So you want to get big and strong, huh? Really big and strong? You want to know all of the secrets that make your muscles bigger and bigger, and you want them now. You want every magical tip and trick in the book, combined with all of the latest training techniques and new fangled exercises. You want to know every top secret scrap of diet advice and every single one of those miracle ingredients. You […]
November 4, 2015

Training Tips: How to do the Suitcase Deadlift

The Suitcase Deadlift is an excellent deadlift variation that offers the same benefits of the standard Barbell Deadlift, but also allows you to use alternate implements like kettlebells, dumbbells, or hex bars. Unlike the standard deadlift, the Suitcase Deadlift positions the weight parallel to your feet. This allows for a neutral grip position, which is a stronger position for people to lift in most cases. It follows many of the same lifting cues as the […]
October 31, 2015

The Deadlift: A Comprehensive Guide

There is no lift bigger than the mighty deadlift. The ultimate test of whole body strength, and almost certainly the largest weight you lift in the gym, hits more muscle fibers than any other exercise. Put simply, the deadlift HAS to play a large part in your training regime. The only people who get a pass are those with lower back problems, and even then the deadlift should be playing an important part in most […]
October 29, 2015

10 Minute Toughness Tests: How Hard Are You?

So you think you’re tough? You think you have what it takes to beat any challenge? Your body is a machine that knows no limits? Want to put that to the test?? Your big lift figures might be super impressive, you hit the gym 4 or 5 times a week, and your muscles just won’t stop growing. But how is your endurance? You can do 60, 80, or even 120 push ups in a row…. […]