4 Key Strategies to Get Stronger, NOT Bigger

4 Key Strategies to Get Stronger, NOT Bigger

Are you a person who wants to improve your strength without putting on muscular bodyweight? If so, you’re not alone. Whether it’s an athlete who needs to maintain a weight class, a woman who doesn’t want to get bulky or a guy who’s happy with his current muscle to weight …

Lumberjack Press- The Best Move for Cannonball Delts

Lumberjack Press- The Best Move for Cannonball Delts

The Lumberjack Press is one of those old school moves that were commonplace in the 1940’s and 1950’s, but can’t be found in modern gyms. Fortunately, with the recent popularity of all things vintage, this move is being dusted off and re-examined in terms of its ability to max out …

Cardio After Leg Day – Good Idea or Bad Plan?

Cardio After Leg Day – Good Idea or Bad Plan?

Leg Day – it’s the day we all dread. We know we have to do it, but we know it’s going to challenge us to the max, both physically and mentally. Our quads are going to quiver, our hamstrings are going to hurt, and our glutes are going to groan. …

Isometric Stretching- How to Improve Your Flexibility

Isometric stretching is the perfect complement between flexibility and strength. It allows you to improve your flexibility as a result of strength increases at the extremes of your muscle’s range. When most people think of stretching, they envision holding a muscle in an elongated static position for a set period …

knee pain after squats- how to get rid of it

Knee Pain After Squats: How to Get Rid Of It

You hear it everywhere you turn – if you wanna get big, especially in the lower body, you gotta squat.  That’s ok for those with healthy joints, but what about those of us who have to put up with knee pain? Do we have to eliminate this fundamental mass builder …

Rack Pull vs Deadlift: Which is Best for Gains?

When it comes to developing an impressive physique, there’s no getting around a huge back. Those thick slabs of beef that sweep down from your shoulders (otherwise known as the lats) are the epitome of raw, unencumbered power. It’s why they say that bodybuilding competitions are won from the back. …