Diet and Nutrition


Gaining Muscle Mass the Easy Way


How many high school and college age guys would like to add 20-30 lbs of muscle? I cannot say for sure, but I would venture to say it is in the hundreds of thousands in the U.S. and millions if you go worldwide. With the advent of the internet and the subsequent glut of information available how can it be ... Read More »

Back to Jungle basics – Back Training


The big thing now is, Ronnie Coleman’s back. It used to be the mammoth Brit who had set the standard for back development. I remember when Mr. Olympia Lee Haney had the back of the century. How times have changed. But, back training has not. Have you ever noticed that most back training article’s stress that reverse grip bar row ... Read More »

Critical Shoulders


Training, Impingements & Injury Prevention What do you and weight training have in common? Well, other then cold iron and yourself; how about constant irritating achy shoulders. Yes, achy shoulders. The shoulder joint is the main fulcrum in all upper body movements. So, if you want to accomplish your goals in the gym you cannot afford to have shoulder problems. ... Read More »

Periodization as a Training Technique


Periodization, simply stated, is the organization of training into blocks or units of time that focus on specific skills. The concept has only recently made inroads in Western training, though it is a very old one in the programs of the Soviets and Eastern bloc nations. The most commonly known form of periodization in the United States is the linear ... Read More »

Five of the Top Bodybuilding Myths Exploded


This article will debunk five of the top myths in bodybuilding. Bodybuilding is a sport/leisure activity that is riddled with misinformation. This is due, in part, to a lack of scientific participation. The vast majority of the information about bodybuilding is from presumed experts who know nothing about physiology and often take steroids. Steroid use changes the whole training equation ... Read More »