November 19, 2018 Jonathan

Q: I’ve heard that the reverse-grip pressdown works the triceps lateral head better than the standard pressdown does. What’s the best way to perform this exercise? A: What you’ve heard is correct. Generally speaking, the medial head of the triceps does most of the work in elbow extension, especially at…

November 18, 2018 Jonathan

Big arms are the mark by which recreational lifters and professional bodybuilders inevitably make comparisons. In fact, they have their own lexicon: guns, cannons, firearms. Heck, can you even name the pro bodybuilder with the biggest chest, or quads? Probably not, but I’ll bet you can visualise your favourite’s heavy…

November 12, 2018 Jonathan

Jump-start your fitness programme with an ab routine that’s guaranteed to work! Many women come up in the gym and ask about “training secrets to success.” The big “secret” is that dedication to reaching a goal and self-sacrifice are the only ways to make improvements in the battle to build…

November 11, 2018 Jonathan 1Comment

PUNCH UP YOUR MASS When it comes to training, are your gains coming faster than an Ali one-two combo? Or are you getting worked over in the corner like some washed-up pug, folding up under a rain of body blows? While you probably don’t want to admit it, chances are…

November 8, 2018 Jonathan

Answers To Frequently Asked Questions On Building A Broader Back How would you define your back training? If you’ve been pushing the weights for a while, you’ve probably discovered that certain bodyparts are rather stubborn. (How about a show of hands for those who want trade-ins on their calves?) Surprisingly,…

November 4, 2018 Jonathan

BEEN TRAINING SINCE THE “IRON AGE”? Q: I’ve been lifting for about 20 years now, and I often struggle with joint pain and flexibility issues. How can I modify my workouts to still benefit from them? A: “Age is just a number”, some people will tell you. Yeah, tell that…

October 30, 2018 Jonathan

Here are the best principles for arm training: OVERLOAD PRINCIPLE: In order to force a muscle to become larger and stronger, you must continually overload it with increasingly heavier weights. So when you see favourites doing barbell curls with 225 pounds or knocking out lying triceps extensions with nearly 300…

October 22, 2018 Jonathan

Whether it is about muscle gain or height gain or getting success in any other field, just go through this article to change your perceptions. One of the most frequent questions bodybuilders hear is, “How long did it take you to get that big?” There’s an assumption that building muscle…

February 27, 2018 Jonathan

What’s the best way to strengthen your heart, shape your muscles and build your bones – in other words to stack up your defenses against aging? One of the most proven ways to slow the sands of Time is to spend more of it exercising. You’ve decided to fight aging…