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We all love the classic exercise known as the bench press. Throughout history, the bench press has literally become the measure of the man. Everyone wants to know how much you bench, so it is no wonder that everyone wants to know the secrets to drive up their bench. ...
Next to the chest, the second most sought-after muscle to develop would have to be the biceps. Whether you agree or not, you have to admit that there is something alluring about bulging biceps. Maybe it is the way they look when your T-shirt sleeves mold to your arms...
Ever See A World-Class Bench Presser With Small Pecs? Didn't Think So. Although a powerlifter may be bulkier than you want to be, we can certainly learn a lot about the power and size in their chest muscles. They tend to produce more force per unit of fiber and if yo...
Looking for a new hamstring and inner thigh exercise? Have we got one for you! This unique hamstring exercise will give you an extremely intense contraction. It's the perfect exercise to finish off your legs! If you've ever done concentration curls for your biceps, y...
Get In, Get Out, Get it Done! Let's face it, we're always running out of time. Every hour seems to tick by faster and faster and finding time to get to the gym becomes a challenge. So, being efficient and focused as you step through the doors of the gym is paramount....
A Novel Training Approach to Transform Weak Body Parts into Strengths Virtually everyone is unhappy with one body part or another. Whether it's "pipe-cleaner arms," "chicken legs," or a "trench chest," most of us have a body part that lags behind the rest. Weaker. Sm...
How to Use This Tried-and-True Technique to Build Maximal Strength and Power Steven Fleck shares his views on Classic Strength/Power Periodization, a tried-and-true technique to build maximum strength and power. When I'm approached in the gym, the question I'm most f...
Q: In your opinion, what are the most dangerous lifts to perform in the gym? I want to stay healthy and injury free, but I hear so many different ideas about what's dangerous or what the "right" way to do certain lifts is. For instance, one of my favorite exercises i...
Glycemic Index and Glycemic Load : What are they? How are they related? And how can they help you build a leaner, healthier body?   Introduction In terms of weight loss and physique enhancement, the scientific community focused on counting calories for many years. It...
Bigger, stronger, leaner… all words we use when we describe what we want out of supplements. No one spend their hard earned money on ‘supps' hoping they don't accelerate their gains (or losses). We expect results from protein, gainers, BCAAs, creatine, fat burners an...