Little-to-no equipment? Sometimes I find myself in the same situation. Whether it's trying to get through a disaster or deployed with the military I've always tried my best to make something from virtually nothing. Below is a super simple, minimal equipment, at-home chest and back workout. It uses some household equipment I bet you have … Continue reading At-Home Minimal Chest and Back Workout
Okay, time to round-out this short series on my new adventure into high rep training. Here I'll outline my chest and back routine using high rep sets. My shoulder and arm routine felt so great that I then applied it to my leg training. With those two routines I felt no shoulder, knee, or back … Continue reading High Rep Chest and Back Training: Massive Pump!
Last time I touted the new-found pump from high rep training. Since I had such a good time with that training session I've been determined to explore this even further. I've been applying the high rep protocol to everything and loving it. I knew that the always infamous leg day would be a unique challenge, … Continue reading High Rep Leg Training for More Mass
Over my (too many) years of training I've tried many training splits. Since I grew up watching Pumping Iron and reading Arnold's books along with being a huge fan of the "Golden Era" of bodybuilding I've always been a fan of more frequent training. I tried the one-bodypart-per-day thing, but it never really "took." I … Continue reading My 3 Favorite Go-To Training Splits
This one is short, sweet, and to the point. I see so many trainers work their shoulders and arms into oblivion with countless sets and marathon sessions. They seem to devote a terrible amount of time to arm training especially when leg training pales in comparison. My mindset towards arm training has always been one … Continue reading My Current Shoulders and Arms Routine: Pumped!
I'm a firm believer in training a lot in one session. This does't necessarily mean I spend a ton of time in the gym (currently one hour), it just means I like to pack a lot of training into each session. I'm not one to bring my phone with me, stare at the TV (I … Continue reading My Current Chest and Back Training Routine
I'm a tall guy (6' 2") so squats have always been a challenge for me. And that also means effective leg training in general has been challenging all my lifting life. It took many years to get to the point where squats actually helped instead of hurt me (lower back, knees, hips). And on top … Continue reading My Current Leg Training Routine: Sore for Days
A revealing reason why we don't progress as much as we'd like in most things is our desire for comfort. We seek too much of it all the time. I'm guilty as anyone. You get in your car on a hot day? You turn on the A/C. Have to get to the second floor? Take … Continue reading Uncomfortable Progress
No, that title isn't meant to be click bait. It's stone cold truth. Even though the perfect fitness formula for a lifetime sounds catchy once you figure it out it'll make complete sense. Insert sarcasm. So many fitness businesses, bloggers, and "influencers" are trying hard to sell you the latest and greatest "system" promising unbelievable … Continue reading The Perfect Fitness Formula for a Lifetime
Struggling to get a better workout and ultimately physique progress? You may have your priorities backwards. I see so many gym-goers start with the very few things that need to be at the end of their lists. One day I overheard a guy at the gym who was telling his buddy his grand plan for … Continue reading 4 Things to Consider for Better Workout Results