April 25, 2015

Definitive Guide to Building Muscle

The basics of building muscle are pretty easy. It comes down to only two things: consume a caloric surplus and lift heavy things. Ok, I know it’s a lot more in depth than that, but no matter what kind of program or diet you are on you will gain muscle if you are lifting weights while consuming more calories than you expend. But if you want to optimize your gains, then you have to delve […]
April 20, 2015

Jonathan Ross: How to Get Killer Abs

  There has been a lot of controversy on whether or not a crunch is effective. This week on Sheer Strength Labs, Josh interviews functional training expert Jonathan Ross who has won the Personal Trainer of the Year award twice. Josh and Jonathan discuss the myths of the common crunch, planking, and how to build an effective ab training program. Meet Jonathan Ross Jonathan’s entrance into the fitness industry began in the late 1990s after […]
April 11, 2015

How to Build Biceps – 3 Tricks to Grow Your Bicep Muscles

The standard bicep flex. This is the classic pose associated with “having big muscles.” When kids want to show you their muscle, it’s their  automatic pose. It’s almost an ingrained appreciation when we see a dense bowling ball of a bicep with a defined peak. Having big guns is also probably the most obvious way to show the outside world how hard you work on your physique. While the rest of your body is likely […]
April 9, 2015

How to Get Six Pack Abs – The Definitive Guide to Abdominal Muscles

With summer just around the corner, there are few things more desirable than sporting a chiseled six pack that turns heads. But what is the best way to achieve that look? Do you need to spend countless hours doing bodyweight exercises? Should you go heavy and hard? Or do your abs get enough work as stabilizers in compound movements so they don’t require much direct focus? Time to answer these questions and more. This is […]