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Machine or Free Weights ? The Debate is Over and the...

A question I am often asked is; what produces better results, machine or free weights. It seems like everyone has an opinion on this...

Why You Should Warm Up – How You Start Determines How...

How you start determines how you finish. Begin your training by warming up so you can be at your best. BY Roger Lockridge How Do You...

Fitness Plan- The Power of Three: Fitness and Nutrition Guide

There’s something about the number three. It’s the number of dimensions that humans can perceive. Three is the first number to which the meaning...

Everything You Need to Know About Hypertrophy – The Growth Factor

By Megan Johnson McCullough; NASM Master Trainer and Instructor and Professional Natural Bodybuilder Strength training and weight lifting have multiple benefits for all those who...

Mind Muscle Control for Muscle Growth… True or False?

Mind Muscle Control - If you have ever watched the classic bodybuilding movie, “Pumping Iron”, Arnold mentions that he would visualize the muscle growing....

Build Muscle in No Time – Freaky Fast Gains

You want to build muscle in as little time as possible, and you know exactly how to do it. Or at least you did. That...

Exercise Warm Up: Clean Up Your Warm-Up for Fresh New Gains

It stands to reason, that if your warm-up sucks, so will your workout. This article aims to clean up the process, raise your chances...

What is the Best Exercise? Lord of the Exercises

What’s the Most Metabolically Demanding Exercise to Perform? Most people would think that the squat or deadlifts would be the most metabolically demanding exercise to...

Ask the Expert Q&A Charles Staley Strength and Conditioning Coach June...

Q: This might seem like a strange question, but on deadlifts, how slow/fast should I lower the bar? A: This is actually a great question,...

6 Ways to Decrease your Shoulder Pain!

Success in any sport requires many attributes. Athletes, professional or amateur, are always looking for ways to improve their performance. New training programs, great...

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The Ab Workout from Hell: To Hell and Back for Killer Abs!

You don’t have to sell your soul for a six pack. Just make it through this hellacious ab workout. Designed to target all the...

Dr. Tom Here! Gotta Minute? Want To Get Things Done?

Want to Get Things Done? You Might Try Getting them Started! Professionally, I am often asked about how to improve performance.  It seems that more...
Training Mistakes

The Most Common Fitness Training Mistakes

Do you want to know the Truth? The question is... Can you handle the Truth? BY Joseph Palumbo, IFBB Pro People often hide from the truth...

Are You Doing the Right Exercises to Build A Bigger Chest?

Pullovers Good for Building a Big Chest... Think Again The dumbbell pullover was one of Arnold’s favorite exercises that he prescribed for building a big...

5 Tips for Maximizing Safety While Exercising in the Heat

BY ALIX GALLOWAY The sun is out, weather is great...but it’s also 94 degrees with a UV index of 9 and 80% humidity. This typically...