High Intensity Leg Training – 45 Minutes or Less

When you are short on time high intensity training is the savior you need to get you in and out of the gym quickly while still delivering maximum gains. Your goal is to fatigue the muscle fibers in such a way that they recover, adapt, and grow stronger and bigger to handle increasing loads. High intensity training delivers on this goal. The concept was started by a gentleman by the name of Arthur Jones, pioneered by Mike Mentzer, and made [...]

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FST7 Chest Training For Bigger Fuller Pecs

Hany Rambod created FST-7 to create Olympia Champions! This training protocol has been the game changer that Hany has used to garner 19 Olympia titles as an IFBB coach. This is an all time record that likely will never be touched again as two of Hany’s flagship clients are current reigning Olympia title holders. Yes, I am myself far removed from even the dream of ever competing for an Olympia title, but I certainly am capable of changing my physique [...]

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Should You Lift With Straps?

It can be a heated debate between many lifters. There are extremes on both ends. Some lifters will tell you that the use of straps while lifting is cheating. They maintain that if your grip is not strong enough to hold onto the weight then you are not strong enough to lift the weight. There are other lifters that love straps and use them on almost every exercise. These strap users may even throw them on for their lightest [...]

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Beef Up Your Boulders

Prepping For The 2018 NPC San Jose Championships – Russell Pickering preps for his first show training shoulders out of UFC Gym in Sunnyvale California. Russell likes to begin his shoulder workout with his heavier lift first. He gets his ego out of the way by performing a heavy lift and pushes as hard as he can even allowing himself to falter on form slightly in interest of moving some big weight. The rest of the workout is slow, controlled [...]

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How To Meal Prep Chicken & Steak

Just a little planning with simple cooking can have your main course ready to go for the week! Why mess around looking for your next meal only to end up eating something you will regret later. Or even worse, starve because you can’t find anything good to eat. Try this simple meal prep process and get your meats ready to go! If you don’t eat meat… this video is not for you. Rinse Chicken Cut chicken in half Season chicken with Kinders [...]

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Knee Sleeves – Good For Leg Day or Nah?

Build big quads, hamstrings, glutes, without excruciating knee pain! Imagine what your leg day would be like if you didn’t have excruciating knee pain. If you could really get after your workouts without having your mind fixated on the pain in your joints. Inflammation often caused by overuse or injury to the knee is a common cause of knee pain. Knee sleeves will assist by increasing blood flow and keeping swelling down. Wear your knee sleeves through the entire workout and [...]

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STOP KNEE PAIN With Squats

Yes! Knee Sleeves can dramatically assist in reducing knee pain while providing support and stability during squats, but there is more that you can do. A proper warmup protocol can work wonders on your comfort level as well as your performance. Before Bodybuilding – yes WAY BACK in the day, basketball was my sport! In fact basketball is most likely the beginnings of my damaged arthritic knees. I remember stretching for 30-45 minutes before games in an effort to be [...]

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8 Ways You Can MAKE TIME To Train – Even When You Don’t Have Time

“Most common excuse for not exercising? Survey says: “No time.” But examine that excuse at close range and you’ll see it’s usually about something deeper, says Lavinia Rodriguez, PhD, clinical psychologist and author of Mind Over Fat Matters: Conquering Psychological Barriers to Weight Management (iUniverse, 2008). “Typically, it’s lack of motivation, lack of enjoyment, negative associations, fear or maybe low self-esteem,” she says.” I believe in the Tony Robbins line of thought when it comes to training. When we don’t train it is [...]

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3 Tips For Massive Legs – Dealing With Back Or Knee Limitations

1. Pre Exhaust   Pre exhausting a muscle group is really as simple as it sounds. Most lifters in any given gym will typically start their workout with the compound movement they are strongest on. For instance, if they are training chest they start with the bench press. If they are training legs… well most people don’t train legs, but for the sake of argument let’s say that they do and they start with squats. Why? Compound movements involve multiple muscle [...]

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5 Tricks To Reduce Knee Pain When Squating

Like back pain, KNEE PAIN can be ABSOLUTELY DEBILITATING! It can be extremely difficult to get the highest level of performance out of your muscles when your joints are screaming bloody murder. However, here’s what you can do? You can give up, but we know that’s not your nature. The doctor would advise you to stop lifting weights and ride the stationary bike or take up water aerobics. We know that is NOT going to happen! Leg day without [...]

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