My Favourite Exercises – The List

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I was thinking about the type of information I provide and realized that a lot of it is theoretical. I wanted to give you some insight into my own training techniques. Going forward I will be writing an article a week about my personal approach to training. I want you to get a feel for who I am and what I am doing. Today I am going to start the trend by discussing a list of my … [Read more...]

Save Time With Compound Movements

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How many of you actually have the time to be in the gym for a couple of hours each day? Maybe an even better question is how many of you really want to be in the gym for a couple of hours each day? If you are like me you want to get maximum benefit in the shortest possible time span. This means developing strategies that work, but also save us time. One such thing is the use of … [Read more...]

Monday Madness: Leg Devastation Workout

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So many people ignore training their legs. I am going to suggest that they do so because to see real results you must really hit legs as hard as you can manage. I believe in making leg day as brutal as possible. Legs are my favorite body part to train and they are the only body part that training them has caused me to puke. Today I am going to present a brutal leg workout … [Read more...]

5 Ways to Build Better Biceps

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Most people who weight train want to get bigger biceps. Some believe that if you simply do a million repetitions of barbell curls with each arm workout you must improve your biceps size. While that sounds wonderful if it worked, there are some tried and true methods for increasing your biceps size and I am going to share those with you today. Vary your grip width when doing … [Read more...]

5 Things You Should Remember at the Gym

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It happens to me all the time. People at the gym annoying me with poor etiquette. There really are some simple things to remember when hitting the gym that will make everyone much happier. 1. Re-rack your weights. When you use something at the gym, be sure to put it back where it belongs. If you are done with your exercise, take the weights and put them back on the rack … [Read more...]

Monday Madness: Can You Imagine Not Lifting?

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Most of you read this blog because you enjoy weight training and bodybuilding. It got me thinking because I hear so many people complain about having to hit the gym. Can you imagine not lifting? I love to lift. When I have to miss time in the gym I am not in as good of a mood. I feel out of sorts. Things just don't feel normal for me. I cannot imagine giving up lifting … [Read more...]

Monday Madness: Get Bigger Faster and Stronger

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Most people who go to the gym have some sort of goal in mind. Maybe they are looking to get leaner? Perhaps a few want to get bigger. Even some more want to get faster. Today I want to share with you some tips for getting bigger, stronger and faster. Do 4 Hard Strength Training Workouts Per Week If you want to get bigger you are going to need to recover properly. By hitting … [Read more...]

6 Ways Rest Changes Everything

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Rest is something most people tend to overlook. They believe that if they take "some" time off or get "some" sleep that it is "good enough" but that couldn't be further from the truth. Rest is a variable that effects recovery, growth and future strength gains. The following are 6 ways rest can change everything. Maximize Recovery As soon as you complete a workout your body … [Read more...]

6 Tips to Maximize Your Training

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The purpose of weight training is to get and stay in shape, promote your overall health and to make you feel better. In order to maximize your results you need to focus on more than just proper technique and executition. The following 6 techniques are more advanced and will pay off for you in the long run. 1. Use the Post-Exhaust Technique Conventional wisdom used to be … [Read more...]

Personal Training Tips That Work

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The key to being successful at anything is knowledge. People go to a financial consultant when they are in need of financial advice because the consultant has the knowledge they need to succeed. In much the same way, someone wanting to get into great shape would want to consult with a personal trainer for the same reason--knowledge. Today I am going to reveal several personal … [Read more...]