Jul 20

Build Strength & Balance with a Single Leg Deadlift

Getting faster and more explosive comes down to one key element – making sure you can explode off one leg. The single-leg deadlift not only gives your glutes and hamstrings a real workout, it also gives you the explosive power [...]

Jul 13

Targeted Inner Chest Exercises

Everyone wants it, but many people struggle with it. I’m talking inner chest development. Many people often find that no matter how much they train, they have trouble gaining mass and finally getting that killer separation between their pecs. What’s [...]

Jun 29

Which Muscle Groups Should You Workout Together?

The success of any hypertrophy session, or swolertrophy as we like to say around here, rests on pairing complimentary muscle groups in order to activate more muscle fibers. I understand, believe me, that sometimes the gym is so crowded and you’re [...]

Jun 19

11 Flat-Belly, Fat Burning Fruits to Boost Your Metabolism

When building a program to lose weight, what you eat is as important as what you don’t eat. Low-calorie fruits packed with nutrients, antioxidants, polyphenols, and phytochemicals can keep you full and your belly flat. Recent research indicates that may [...]

Jun 15

The Jefferson Squat: Increase Your Glute & Quad Development with this Old-School Move

If you’ve never heard of the Jefferson squat, you are not alone. If you have, you are in good company. It’s one of those old-school moves that fall out of favor until it suddenly becomes new again. It enhances multiplanar [...]

May 31

Bulking & Cutting: How to Bulk Up For Mass & Cut for Greater Muscle

Whether your gym goals include building muscle, losing fat, or both, you’ll probably soon come across the terms bulking and cutting, if you haven’t already. Some of you have probably already done a few bulking and cutting cycles over the [...]

May 26

Which Is the Best BCAA Ratio for Muscle Growth & Repair

If you’ve been weight training for any length of time, you’ve probably heard that branched-chain amino acids (BCAAs) play an important role in building muscle and losing fat. They are one of the most extensively researched workout supplements. However, to [...]

May 22

Underhand Cable Pulldown: See What Happens When You Flip Your Grip

One of the most well-known, ubiquitous exercises in any gym is the lat pulldown, usually done with a wide, overhand grip. But have you ever considered flipping your grip and doing an underhand cable pulldown? What Is an Underhand Cable [...]

May 04

Celebrate National Women’s Health Week

National Women’s Health Week begins each year on Mother’s Day. Its purpose is to encourage women to make their own health a priority. The 18th annual National Women's Health Week is celebrated May 14 – 20, 2017. What is National [...]

May 01

Add Face Pulls to Your Program

When you first started lifting weights, gains came fast, and it seemed like you could do anything. Bench three days a week? No problem. Heavy behind the neck presses with a spotter? It’s on. Then, something anyone but you could [...]