February 25, 2016
What comes to your mind when you think of stretching? Most likely it’s images of skinny girls in yoga pants, not massive bodybuilders. But what you may not know is that applying deep weighted stretches to your routine can result in monstrous muscle growth and prevent plateaus. There are a number of complex cellular processes that take place and produce not only increases in the size of the muscle fibers but can also lead to […]
February 20, 2016
So you decided to read the article. Let’s not kid ourselves. I’m sure you know the answer to the rhetorical question in the title. If you don’t, then you must be either blissfully unaware or living in a fantasy. But exactly what are the effects of alcohol on your body? And how do these affect your training? Now, most people enjoy a drink, and that’s fine. It’s totally legal, can be a great way to […]
February 11, 2016
There is a vast array of equipment in a modern gym, from standard free weights to machines that have you scratching your head in amazement. New techniques and takes on old favorites are being invented all of the time. Sometimes it feels like personal trainers are trying to come up with the wackiest variation in some secret competition. “Hey if you stand on this while lifting that kettlebell with one hand, arching your back, and […]
February 5, 2016
If we take Dan's advice and treat the warm up with respect, we can have a good solid 10-15 minute block of work where we use animal and...