27 05, 2019
  • eccentric

Top 4 Eccentric Training Techniques For Size and Strength

2019-05-27T12:37:53-05:00By |

Eccentric Training - More Than Just Training SLOW When someone or something is described as “eccentric,” it often has a negative connotation. Interestingly, that’s also the case with training programs that emphasizes eccentric training. Train slow, get slow? Not so fast! The reason is that the eccentric phase of a weight-lifting rep [...]

18 02, 2019
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Top 30 Row Variations For A Stronger Back & Healthier Shoulders

2019-02-19T09:17:13-06:00By |

The Pain-Free Power of The Row The upper body pull pattern may be the most misunderstood upper body movement, especially as it pertains to developing bulletproof shoulders and a resilient back. While we know that strong, stable, pain-free shoulders depend on pulling more than pushing throughout a training week or block, many [...]

11 09, 2018
  • staying healthy with contest prep

How to Preserve Your Orthopedic Health During Contest Prep
Staying Healthy While Competing In The Most Unhealthy Sport In The World

2018-09-11T15:21:36-05:00By |

Just Because You Look Great Doesn't Mean You're Healthy When it comes to preparing for physique competition, most competitors have an all-or-nothing mentality. They will pull out all the stops and do everything possible, except keep their health in check. Let’s be clear, physique competition at a high level is NOT a [...]

28 08, 2018
  • shoulder training

The Biggest Mistake You’re Making With Shoulder Training
Build Bigger, Stronger, Healthier Shoulders With This One Simple Fix

2018-08-28T14:46:36-05:00By |

Theoretical "Pain-Free" Shoulder Exercises Gone Wrong With the ever growing incidence of shoulder pain among the active population, many in the sports performance and fitness industries are seeking instant gratification in the form of a magic pill for shoulder training and health. Not dissimilar to the quick fix supplement industry, an emerging [...]

27 03, 2018

5 Functional Reasons For NOT Skipping Direct Arm Training

2019-10-08T13:25:06-05:00By |

Is Direct Arm Training Actually Functional? We’ve all heard it before, smug functional training zealots preaching against the programming of direct arm training due to having no functional carryover into athletic, strength or power performances. It’s time to stop being scared away from direct arm training from the guys who don’t even [...]

6 03, 2017
  • muscle in any rep range

How To Build Muscle & Strength In ANY Rep Range

2019-03-29T13:18:01-05:00By |

A Well Rounded Programming Approach For Building Muscle & Strength The days of narrow minded programming for building muscle mass and developing strength are behind us. Forget what you thought you knew about training for strength and hypertrophy, and learn to embrace the reality that is a widened range of rep schemes [...]

30 01, 2017
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You’re Doing Lateral Shoulder Raises Wrong

2018-01-13T09:06:34-06:00By |

If the only thing that you achieve by cranking out endless sets of dumbbell lateral raises is broken down and achy shoulders, chances are you are training this movement totally wrong. Before you throw away the lateral raise for good deeming it an "inherently dangerous" movement for the shoulders, you better do your homework [...]

23 01, 2017
  • rear delt shoulders

6 Staple Movements For Bigger, Healthier Shoulders

2018-01-13T09:06:53-06:00By |

Intelligently Build Your Shoulders To Get Out of Pain If you want shoulders that aren't chronically broken down and pissed off, you better hammer the backsides of your shoulders with concentrated volume and emphasis every day you walk into the gym. Think of building a thick upper back and big, round shoulders [...]


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