Author: Chad Waterbury

An Interview with Dr. Stuart McGill, Part II
by Chad Waterbury | Thu, Mar 15, 2012

The interview concludes with a fascinating discussion of sit-ups, rotational strength, and a much more precise definition of "core."

An Interview with Dr. Stuart McGill, Part I
by Chad Waterbury | Thu, Mar 08, 2012

The world's most famous spine expert talks puts the whole spinal flexion, rounding-the-back issue to rest, along with describing the proper way to train core rotation and much, much, more.

How to Build Any Muscle Group
by Chad Waterbury | Tue, Nov 15, 2011

The 30-Rep Method, 5 Minutes of Hell, the boxer drill, and more scientific but outside-the-box thinking from one of weightlifting's revolutionaries.

Why You Need More Strength
by Chad Waterbury | Mon, Oct 10, 2011

Speed training or maximal training? What's the difference and why is knowing the difference important?

13,064 Pull-ups in 5 Months
by Chad Waterbury | Wed, Aug 10, 2011

What happens when an old-school training staple meets an insane high-frequency approach?

Iron Core: How to Build a Punch-Proof Body
by Chad Waterbury | Mon, Jun 13, 2011

Sculpt a core of steel the MMA way!

Targeted Compound Arm Training
by Chad Waterbury | Wed, Apr 06, 2011

Two exercises, six weeks, explosive arm growth!

PLP: The 60-Day Challenge
by Chad Waterbury | Mon, Mar 21, 2011

Increase muscle gain and accelerate fat loss in just a few minutes a day with this simple supplemental workout.

Get More Nerve!
by Chad Waterbury | Fri, Jan 21, 2011

There's one ridiculously simple way to guarantee muscle growth. Are you open-minded enough to try it?

HFT 2.0: The Good, The Bad, and How to Build Bigger Calves
by Chad Waterbury | Mon, Sep 27, 2010

Waterbury updates his most famous—and effective—bodybuilding program with new strategies.

HFT 2.0: How to Add Muscle or Hit 20 Pull-ups
by Chad Waterbury | Wed, Sep 22, 2010

Waterbury updates his most famous—and effective—bodybuilding program with new strategies.

The Eight Best Muscle-Building Exercises
by Chad Waterbury | Mon, Sep 28, 2009

Chad Waterbury gives you his list of top exercises, along with a pretty good explanation of why he chose them.

Big Back, Big Chest, Real Fast
by Chad Waterbury | Wed, Aug 19, 2009

A training concept so simple, even a caveman would get it. Of course, the execution of the program isn't quite as easy.

Cool Routines for Building Muscle, Burning Fat
by Chad Waterbury | Wed, Jun 10, 2009

Three fantastic, easy-to-learn weight routines that will buff you out and lean you up fast.

Add 20 Pounds to Your 1RM Today
by Chad Waterbury | Wed, May 27, 2009

3 Tricks that can instantly add 20 to 40 pounds to your best previous lifts.

Bigger Muscles Through HFT
by Chad Waterbury | Thu, Apr 30, 2009

A few cool tricks to help make High Frequency Training work for you.

7 Rules for Building Your Body
by Chad Waterbury | Tue, Apr 14, 2009

Something you can do at home for five minutes that will add size to your chest and upper arms. That, and lots of other cool stuff.

Pimp Your Workouts With These 4 Simple Tricks
by Chad Waterbury | Mon, Mar 02, 2009

4 neat little tricks to help you get the most out of your workouts.

Heavier Weight, Less Time
by Chad Waterbury | Mon, Jan 19, 2009

It's not how many reps you do, or how heavy the load is that matters. What matters is how long the sets last.

Counting Your Reps for More Muscle
by Chad Waterbury | Tue, Jan 13, 2009

Chad says "to hell" with counting reps and sets the old way. He's got a better idea.

A Better Body Without Weights?
by Chad Waterbury | Thu, Oct 30, 2008

The right bodyweight exercises can be damn tough, and that's good news for anyone who doesn't have access to a gym and wants to train more often.

3 Reasons to Lift Explosively
by Chad Waterbury | Tue, Sep 16, 2008

If this list can't convince you to include at least a bit of fast lifting in your routine, you might want to seek professional help to discuss why you're avoiding maximum success.

Boost Your Deadlift 40 Pounds in 6 Weeks!
by Chad Waterbury | Tue, Aug 26, 2008

Want to jack up your deadlift? Chad suggests you try Progressive Movement Training (PMT). It involves lifting a supramaximal load through your strongest range of motion and then increasing that range of motion over time.

Modern Day Progressions
by Chad Waterbury | Fri, Aug 08, 2008

You have to constantly force your body to do what it's not used to doing. Here are two progression methods that'll stick a firecracker up your lazy butt.

Crack Open My Cranium
by Chad Waterbury | Wed, Jun 11, 2008

Crack open his cranium is exactly what some of you might want to do to Chad after reading this article. It seems the boy has gotten used to being flamed and now he's just beggin' for it!

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