They Dont Know Squat!

There seems to be much confusion amongst trainers and trainees as to whether squats should... Read More

Clothes and Shoes and Stretching

Now that we have a trainer, our next concern is to be equipped with the... Read More

Choosing The Right Bodybuilding Supplement

Before wasting your money on a pile of bodybuilding supplements you really need to work... Read More

The Importance Of Creatine In Building Lean Muscle

Creatine monohydrate can rightly lay claim to being the most popular and arguably most effective... Read More

The Role Of Whey Protein In Achieving Significant Muscle Gain

Most bodybuilders would agree that supplementing with whey protein is an important element in achieving... Read More

The Role Of L-Glutamine In Building Muscle

L-glutamine remains the supplement of choice for many bodybuilders. It is a free form amino... Read More

Can Growth Hormone Boosters Enhance Muscle Growth?

Many experts feel that supplementation with growth hormones offers exciting possibilities to adult bodybuilders, especially... Read More

What Causes Muscle Growth?

In order for muscles to grow, three things are required: 1. Stimulus - exercise is... Read More

The Role Of Repetitions In Your Muscle Building Program

Repetitions are the basic building blocks of any strength or muscle building program but it... Read More

The Importance Of Sets In Your Muscle Building Program

In an earlier article we looked at how repetitions contribute to the muscle building process,... Read More

How Long Should You Rest Between Muscle Building Sessions?

In an earlier article we concluded that muscles must be worked to failure if an... Read More

Creating An Anabolic State That Supports Muscle Growth

You can only build muscle if your body is in the correct anabolic balance to... Read More

Add Intensity To Your Muscle Building Workout

One of the biggest difficulties facing bodybuilders is how can they be sure that all... Read More

Increase Your Training Intensity - Training To Failure

You can only build muscle tissue if you can generate progressively stronger muscular contractions, so... Read More

Increase Your Training Intensity - Pre-Exhaustion

You can only build muscle tissue if you can generate progressively stronger muscular contractions, so... Read More

Increase Your Training Intensity - Forced Repetitions

You can only build muscle tissue if you can generate progressively stronger muscular contractions, so... Read More

Increase Your Training Intensity - Negative Repetitions

You can only build muscle tissue if you can generate progressively stronger muscular contractions, so... Read More

Increase Your Training Intensity - Partial Repetitions

You can only build muscle tissue if you can generate progressively stronger muscular contractions, so... Read More

The Facts About Anabolic Steroids

Anyone involved in the world of bodybuilding, and competitive sport generally, will understand the pressures... Read More

The Health Risks Associated With The Use Of Anabolic Steroids

Anabolic steroids are classed as illegal drugs and are banned by most legitimate sports organizations.... Read More

Are Prohormones A Safe Alternative To Anabolic Steroids?

Steroid prohormones such as androstenedione and dehydroepiandrosterone (DHEA) have become popular in recent years as... Read More

Is Your Muscle Building Potential Limited By Your Genes?

It is clear that certain traits are handed down to us by our parents and... Read More

Know Your Muscles - The Mid-Section

Becoming familiar with the muscles that make up your body has more benefits than simply... Read More

Know Your Muscles - The Chest And Upper Back

Becoming familiar with the muscles that make up your body has more benefits than simply... Read More

Know Your Muscles - The Shoulders And Arms

Becoming familiar with the muscles that make up your body has more benefits than simply... Read More

Know Your Muscles - The Lower Body

Becoming familiar with the muscles that make up your body has more benefits than simply... Read More

Know Your Muscle Building Exercises - The Chest

Every bodybuilder and weight trainer will have his or her favorite exercises for each body... Read More

Know Your Muscle Building Exercises - The Back

Every bodybuilder and weight trainer will have his or her favorite exercises for each body... Read More

Know Your Muscle Building Exercises - The Legs

Every bodybuilder and weight trainer will have his or her favorite exercises for each body... Read More

Know Your Muscle Building Exercises - The Shoulders

Every bodybuilder and weight trainer will have his or her favorite exercises for each body... Read More

Barbell Exercises That Suit Beginners

The aim for beginners to weight training must be to lay the foundations for the... Read More

Dumbbell Exercises That Suit Beginners

The aim for beginners to weight training must be to lay the foundations for the... Read More

Machine Exercises That Suit Beginners

The aim for beginners to weight training must be to lay the foundations for the... Read More

Chest Exercises For Beginning Bodybuilders

The chest area is one of the easist muscle groups for beginning bodybuilders to strengthen... Read More

Arm Exercises For Beginning Bodybuilders

Most people new to bodybuilding pay a lot of attention to building big arms, sometimes... Read More

Back Exercises For Beginning Bodybuilders

From a bodybuilder's perspective one of the most important body areas is the back. Not... Read More

Lower Body Exercises For Beginning Bodybuilders

The lower body contains some of your biggest muscles which are capable of bearing significant... Read More

Shoulder Exercises For Beginning Bodybuilders

The main shoulder muscles that concern bodybuilders are the deltoids and although they work closely... Read More

Abdominal Exercises For Beginning Bodybuilders.

The abdomen contains the muscles that most beginners struggle with because they take a long... Read More

Moving From Beginner To Intermediate Level Bodybuilding

By now you've made significant progress in your bodybuilding career. For the past three to... Read More

Exercise The Right Way - The Barbell Bent-Over Row

Other articles in this series looked at a number of exercises, mainly from the perspective... Read More

Exercise The Right Way - The Lat Pulldown

Other articles in this series looked at a number of exercises, mainly from the perspective... Read More

Exercise The Right Way - The Seated Row

Other articles in this series looked at a number of exercises, mainly from the perspective... Read More

Exercise The Right Way - The Biceps Curl

Other articles in this series looked at a number of exercises, mainly from the perspective... Read More

Exercise The Right Way - The Hammer Curl

Other articles in this series looked at a number of exercises, mainly from the perspective... Read More

Exercise The Right Way - The Standing Calf Raise

Other articles in this series looked at a number of exercises, mainly from the perspective... Read More

Exercise The Right Way - The Seated Calf Raise

Other articles in this series looked at a number of exercises, mainly from the perspective... Read More

Exercise The Right Way - The Flat Bench Press

Other articles in this series looked at a number of exercises, mainly from the perspective... Read More

Exercise The Right Way - The Incline Dumbbell Bench Press

Other articles in this series looked at a number of exercises, mainly from the perspective... Read More

Exercise The Right Way - The Flat Dumbbell Fly

Other articles in this series looked at a number of exercises, mainly from the perspective... Read More

Exercise The Right Way - The Vertical Chest Press

Other articles in this series looked at a number of exercises, mainly from the perspective... Read More

Exercise The Right Way - The Wrist Curl

Other articles in this series looked at a number of exercises, mainly from the perspective... Read More

Exercise The Right Way - The Wrist Extension

Other articles in this series looked at a number of exercises, mainly from the perspective... Read More

Exercise The Right Way - The Back Squat

Other articles in this series looked at a number of exercises, mainly from the perspective... Read More

Exercise The Right Way - The Stiff-Leg Deadlift

Other articles in this series looked at a number of exercises, mainly from the perspective... Read More

Exercise The Right Way - The Leg Extension

Other articles in this series looked at a number of exercises, mainly from the perspective... Read More

Exercise The Right Way - The Leg Curl

Other articles in this series looked at a number of exercises, mainly from the perspective... Read More

Exercise The Right Way - The Machine Shoulder Press

Other articles in this series looked at a number of exercises, mainly from the perspective... Read More

Exercise The Right Way - The Upright Row

Other articles in this series looked at a number of exercises, mainly from the perspective... Read More

Exercise The Right Way - The Lying Triceps Extension

Other articles in this series looked at a number of exercises, mainly from the perspective... Read More

Exercise The Right Way - The Triceps Pushdown

Other articles in this series looked at a number of exercises, mainly from the perspective... Read More

Exercise The Right Way - The Bent-Knee Sit-Up

Other articles in this series looked at a number of exercises, mainly from the perspective... Read More

Exercise The Right Way - The Crunch

Other articles in this series looked at a number of exercises, mainly from the perspective... Read More

Exercise The Right Way - The Deadlift

Other articles in this series looked at a number of exercises, mainly from the perspective... Read More

Exercise The Right Way - The Leg Press

Other articles in this series looked at a number of exercises, mainly from the perspective... Read More

Exercise The Right Way - Dumbbell Lunges

Other articles in this series looked at a number of exercises, mainly from the perspective... Read More

Exercise The Right Way - The Decline Dumbbell Bench Press

Other articles in this series looked at a number of exercises, mainly from the perspective... Read More

Exercise The Right Way - One-Arm Dumbbell Rows

Other articles in this series looked at a number of exercises, mainly from the perspective... Read More

Exercise The Right Way - Seated Pulley Rows

Other articles in this series looked at a number of exercises, mainly from the perspective... Read More

Exercise The Right Way - Barbell Shrugs

Other articles in this series looked at a number of exercises, mainly from the perspective... Read More

Personal Lactate Threshold Training

These are not the reasons we do Lactate Threshold Training.What is it? When muscles contract... Read More

Personal Trainers with Real People, Real Situations

TO DO OR NOT TO DO? ? ABSTWO WEEKS PRIOR TO WRITING ARTICLE:Jeanne is a... Read More

Lift More Now - Weight Less Forever!

It's week three, and you've already learned the importance of drinking plenty of water, and... Read More

Enough Already! Stop Coming Up With New Weight Loss Programs...

Great weight loss techniques are completely worthless.That's a true statement 99.7% of the time.Great weight... Read More

How Do I Gain Weight?

Try asking people how to gain weight and you'll likely see some bewildered faces staring... Read More

3 Amazing Ways to Shape Up Your Muscles in Less Than 7 days!

Imagine you need to look great to get all the attention at the biggest party... Read More

Know All about Power Push Ups

Push ups are the most convenient way to build up your chest, shoulders, arms and... Read More

15 Quick Body Toning Tips

Tip 1 - Tummy Toner - In addition to your toning workout, eat smaller portions.... Read More

How Proper Calorie Fragmentation Improves Body Composition?

It is a well-established fact that calories control everyone's bodyweight. No matter how many meals... Read More

Preliminary Isometric Tension Improves the Effectiveness of Dynamic Work by up to 20%

Are you looking for a simple and effective way to increase your strength? This article... Read More

Current Dietary Recommendations in Strength Training

Efforts to expand the limits of human strength and endurance have kept the scientist and... Read More

Ab Sculpting Exercise - One Of The Most Productive Exercises For Your Abs That Is Hardly Ever Used

Before I talk about one of the most productive and forgotten Ab Development exercises ever... Read More

Welcome Back Everyone!

Ah summer time, it's one of my favorite seasons and it has everything to do... Read More

Weight Training Terminology For Beginners

Weight training is one of the best ways to shape up and lose weight. The... Read More

?Bodybuilding Sins? That Cause Back Pain and Missed Workouts

It's one thing for someone who sits at a computer all day and never exercises... Read More

Are You Too Old to Pump Iron?

Are you too old for weight lifting? Will weight lifting help you stay and look... Read More

Tips to Help You Gain Weight

There are a couple of reasons why most people fail in their attempt to gain... Read More

How to Weight Train for Maximum Muscle Gain

Weight training involves the use of equipment that enables variable resistance. This resistance can come... Read More

15 Muscle Building Rules for Skinny Guys and Gals!

WHY CAN'T YOU GAIN WEIGHT?Though there may be many reasons why you may be thin,... Read More

Build 80 Pounds Of Muscle?

Is it possible to gain 80 pounds of shredded muscle without Steroids? Yes, but very... Read More

Train for the Look You Want

So the Olympics are almost upon us. While you have the chance, compare the differences... Read More

Celebrity Personal Trainers

Personal Trainer to the Stars!!Celebrity Personal Trainers!!Who are these amazing personal trainers that train the... Read More

Want to Do Everything Better? Build A Strong Core

Core strength and stability is increasingly recognized as a vital part of fitness. So what... Read More

Muscle-Building Exercises and Growth-Boosters

I have 'emerged' some subtle bodybuilding techniques that infuse rapid muscle-growth to any trainee. You... Read More

Weight Gain Myths

The vast majority of myths about weight gain are mostly passed down from "gym talk"... Read More

10 Tips: How to Get in Shape without Sweating

Tip #1: The *Brazilian move*.The good thing about this move is that you don't need... Read More

NO2 Muscle Enhancing Hemodialator

Whenever I go to the gym and tell a friend that I've recently started the... Read More

Tendonitis and the Effects on Your Routine

What turns out to be a small, yet annoying pain in your joint, can quickly... Read More

Glucosamine Review and Potential Benefits

Something interesting happened as my triceps workouts continued in their intensity. After doing some triceps... Read More

The MYTH of Gaining Muscle Without Fat!

Many of you have expressed concerns about gaining too much body fat while on such... Read More

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The Secret Of The Perfect Program!

Another critical factor to be aware of, is the efficient use of time. If a... Read More

Exercise The Right Way - The Standing Calf Raise

Other articles in this series looked at a number of exercises, mainly from the perspective... Read More

Bodybuilding Sins That Cause Back Pain and Missed Workouts: Part 3

Welcome to article number 2 in our series "Bodybuilding Sins That Cause Back Pain and... Read More

Body Building for beginners

Body building or even just showing up at a gym can be intimidating for a... Read More

The Skinny on Muscle Imbalances - Restoring Order As A Means Of Eliminating Back Pain

There are many causes of back pain. Injury, illness, herniated disks and poor posture are... Read More

Dorian Yates Secret: What Lean People Are Doing To Get That Way

A consensus has arisen within the bodybuilding world over the past twenty years regarding the... Read More

The Superset Advantage

Supersets give you the most bang for the buck. They give you more muscle in... Read More

Muscle Building Training Tips For Beginners

(*) Proper bodybuilding exercises technique.First steps in muscle building training are easy. Spend the first... Read More

Why You Must Use The Right Dumbbells For Your Workout

A dumbbell exercise program is effective with the right equipment These days, more so that... Read More

Moving From Beginner To Intermediate Level Bodybuilding

By now you've made significant progress in your bodybuilding career. For the past three to... Read More

Lift More Now - Weight Less Forever!

It's week three, and you've already learned the importance of drinking plenty of water, and... Read More

Know Your Muscle Building Exercises - The Chest

Every bodybuilder and weight trainer will have his or her favorite exercises for each body... Read More

Are You Over Training in the Gym?

Every set was taken to positive failure, with three or more forced reps on top... Read More

Overcoming Fears And Unproductive Thinking

You might sometimes wonder whether your dedication and sacrifice will pay off as your intended... Read More

How To Get A Flat, Toned Stomach

One of the most common fitness questions this time of year is "How can I... Read More

Anabolic Hormones - A Two-Edged Sword

When I was a young boy, emerging muscles were the coolest thing. If a vein... Read More

Weight Lifting 101

WHY WEIGHT LIFTING?What's the one thing that you can do to lose weight, re-shape your... Read More

Tendonitis and the Effects on Your Routine

What turns out to be a small, yet annoying pain in your joint, can quickly... Read More

Burning Fat

The more muscle a person has, the greater their metabolism is, which equates to the... Read More

How to Gain Weight and Build More Muscle Mass

In the health, fitness, and nutrition world, achieving optimal or desired body weight is dominated... Read More

Dumbbell Workouts - A Smart Way To Exercise

Dumbbell workouts have been around for many years, especially as part of weight training equipment... Read More

Are You Too Old to Pump Iron?

Are you too old for weight lifting? Will weight lifting help you stay and look... Read More

Tips to Help You Gain Weight

There are a couple of reasons why most people fail in their attempt to gain... Read More

The Amazing Benefits of Resistance Training

When it comes to exercise, resistance training is often overlooked. Resistance training is an essential... Read More

The Seven Pillars Of Success

VisionEnvisioning the end-result is enough to put the wheels in motion.Possessing a vision of what... Read More

Exercise The Right Way - The Wrist Curl

Other articles in this series looked at a number of exercises, mainly from the perspective... Read More

Boost Your Anabolic Hormone Levels - Naturally!

Anabolic steroid use appears to be on the rise. With the great increase in modern... Read More

Water Makes Muscles More Elastic?!

Before you say, "yeah, yeah, yeah I know to drink 8 cups a day and... Read More

?Bodybuilding Sins? That Cause Back Pain and Missed Workouts

It's one thing for someone who sits at a computer all day and never exercises... Read More

Power Mass Training for Building Muscle Mass

Many people believe you need to train with a variety of weights and reps in... Read More

10 Tips: How to Get in Shape without Sweating

Tip #1: The *Brazilian move*.The good thing about this move is that you don't need... Read More

Muscle and Fitness -- The Second Key To Successfully Achieving Your Fitness Goals

Lets discuss Muscle and Fitness -- The Second Key To Successfully Achieving Your Fitness Goals.... Read More

Enough Already! Stop Coming Up With New Weight Loss Programs...

Great weight loss techniques are completely worthless.That's a true statement 99.7% of the time.Great weight... Read More

Sneak a Little Intensity into Your Workout

You know you're on autopilot during your workouts when, halfway through you're set on the... Read More

How to Increase Your Bench Press by Doing Squats

My Legs Are Already Big Enough. I Keep Hearing Working Legs Is A MUST. Why... Read More

Gaining Muscle Mass

This article will discuss how to gain weight naturally muscle building. Gaining weight naturally is... Read More

The Default Rep Range

I had an hour long conversation with Pavel Tsatsouline on Sunday and per usual his... Read More

7 Surefire Strategies For Fat Loss!

1. Weight Training. Building lean body mass (muscle) will speed up your body's metablism. Muscle... Read More

Bodybuilding Sins That Cause Back Pain and Missed Workouts: Part 2

Welcome to article number 2 in our series "Bodybuilding Sins That Cause Back Pain and... Read More

Ab Sculpting Exercise - One Of The Most Productive Exercises For Your Abs That Is Hardly Ever Used

Before I talk about one of the most productive and forgotten Ab Development exercises ever... Read More

How to Weight Train for Maximum Muscle Gain

Weight training involves the use of equipment that enables variable resistance. This resistance can come... Read More

Real Muscle Real Fast!

Adding muscle seems to be a mystery to most, yet if you pick up a... Read More

A Champion Bodybuilder ? Do You Have What It Takes?

My career began in the eighties. I never found myself going to a health club,... Read More

Personal Training: 3 Powerful Ways to Position Yourself as an Expert

Regardless of what profession you are in, it is critical that people believe that you... Read More

Increase Your Training Intensity - Training To Failure

You can only build muscle tissue if you can generate progressively stronger muscular contractions, so... Read More

The How To Guide for Six Pack Abs

First off I want to mention that, for most people, getting six pack abs is... Read More

How These 3 Basic Elements Can Be Used To Boost Your Own Muscle Gains!

The foolish idea that 'more is better' when it comes to bodybuilding goes directly against... Read More

The Importance Of Creatine In Building Lean Muscle

Creatine monohydrate can rightly lay claim to being the most popular and arguably most effective... Read More

Exercise The Right Way - The Incline Dumbbell Bench Press

Other articles in this series looked at a number of exercises, mainly from the perspective... Read More

Lifting for the Love of It!

Over the last couple of years I have taken a number of layoffs, for a... Read More