Why is the fitness community saying that “traps” are the new “abs” in today’s generation? Well, it’s simple. It’s really awesome to look like you’re walking around town with a neck-roll sticking out of your shirt! If you’re serious about lifting, big traps matter in more ways than one.
Calves. Them tight little muscles at the end of your legs and are the bane of many bodybuilder’s lives. How often does conversation focus on them at the gym? “My calves just won’t grow!” “I’ve tried everything. and they don’t respond!” “They just get stronger, but they never get any bigger!” So why are calves such an issue? Why do so many people have trouble adding mass to their lower legs? The honest truth is […]
Many muscle magazines will have you believe that gaining 15 pounds of muscle in 6 weeks in just “5 easy steps” is not only possible, but it’s also fairly easy. I’m going to tell you the truth: it’s not easy, and probably not possible. It’s probably not possible for most people to gain 15 pounds of pure muscle in 6 months, or even a year. Sure you can gain 15 pounds of weight in a week, but it’s not […]
Intensity is the key to stacking on quality muscle. You have to get in and out of the gym as quickly as possible, while hitting the target muscles intensely and effectively, from all angles. Too many people spend half of their workout time chatting, playing with their phones, or ogling the shredded hotties. Don’t do it! You have to keep the pressure on, keep focused on your goals and get the job done. Aim to […]