Exercises & Routines

You Gotta Be Kidding Me- Bridging on the Bench Press (repost)

I sat in absolute bewilderment as I read an article in a recent muscle magazine. It explained in detail why you should lift your hips as high as possible off the bench (called bridging) when you bench press. Was the author seriously recommending this type of thing to people who are trying to improve their workouts? I could hardly believe...
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Dieting & Food

How to Harness the Healing Power of Water for Muscle Health

Most people do not realize how powerful water is in the healing process. No, this is not an article about spa therapy, holistic medicine, or anything like that. This is about using simple methods to build muscle and strength as well as maintaining your overall health. Your body might be 60% water overall, but your muscles are actually...
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Exercises & Routines

Weighted Dips for the Pecs and Triceps

The bench press is one of the best exercises we have for training the chest muscles and triceps. We use the bench press because we can easily add weight to the bar or grab a heavier dumbbell for increased resistance. Probably the biggest drawback to the bench press, however, is that only your arms are moving. Technically (and I...
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Dieting & Food

Article of Shame- Cut 5,000 Calories in A Single Day!

Image credit: wok I did my first article of shame in late November of last year. Well, I’ve been back to the magazine rack, and I’ve got another wonderfully educational article to share with you. Today’s article of shame comes from Maximum Fitness For Men. The tag line on the cover of this magazine reads, “No B.S. Just Results”....
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Exercises & Routines

4 Horrible Bodybuilding Myths Busted

This article is a special guest post written by RT from Real Muscle Online. When you start to learn about bodybuilding and weight lifting you also start to hear a lot of myths. People will tell you all sorts of thing to either make themselves sound expert or to try to sell you something. So for any newbies out...
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Exercises & Routines

Dividing Up Your Muscle Groups

Trying to figure out the perfect routine can be tough. It’s especially tough when you consider the fact that there’s no such thing as a perfect routine. Instead, you’re going to have to assess your personal needs and decide which muscles to work on which days. A number of factors will go into this decision, such as: What your...
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Wheelbarrow Lifts and Shrugs – How To

I’ve started doing a particular movement, purely as an Interest*, to work my traps a bit more. I’d like to share it with you, but keep in mind that this isn’t a required movement for beginners.  Below is the explanation, plus a video for you. * Interests are defined as non-critical exercises that you do simply because you like...
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Two Videos For Overhead Exercises

I’ve got two great exercises for you today.  And these two are ideal to superset – do one, then the other, back and forth.  And I bet one of these, you’ve never heard of before… The videos tell the whole story so watch them here.  Please rate them with 5 stars on youtube if you like them!  Then you...
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