Building High-Performance Muscle™
Author: Jeremy Frisch

Weekend Training for the Busy Guy
by Jeremy Frisch | Fri, Oct 07, 2011

Some harried salary men only have the weekends to train. So here's a basic, balls-out program that takes advantage of that fact.

Strong in the Stretch: 5 Exercises for Size, Strength, and Mobility
by Jeremy Frisch | Tue, Feb 22, 2011

Jeremy Frisch doesn't think weightlifting is hard enough, so the dang fool had to monkey with it by adding static holds or stretch bands to some old favorites. Bastard.

Split Stance Lifting for Athletes
by Jeremy Frisch | Tue, Mar 11, 2008

Maybe you're a bodybuilder through and through, but you still ought to know how to do some of the "old time" training methods like the split style. Besides, it may just put on some muscle, and that ain't bad.

Mobility Complex
by Jeremy Frisch | Wed, Jan 02, 2008

We'll admit it. Warm-ups suck. They're no fun, but we realize their importance. Luckily, Jeremy Frisch has come up with a couple that are hugely effective while still being tolerable to us warm-up haters.

50 More Tips for Serious Athletes
by Jeremy Frisch | Tue, Oct 02, 2007

A grab bag of bad-ass tips for bodybuilders, strength athletes, football players, MMA fighters, hacky sackers, and even Amish rake-fighters. Regardless of your sports calling, you're guaranteed to find something useful in this article.

Combos for Power and Size
by Jeremy Frisch | Wed, Aug 08, 2007

Combos consist of big-money lifts done in rapid succession. Do them right and you'll muscle up quick, along with building speed and power. Oh yeah, you'll also drop some blubber... assuming your heart doesn't explode.

Strength Exercises That Work Your Core
by Jeremy Frisch | Mon, Apr 02, 2007

Real "core" training - not that Bosu Ball crap - with cool videos. What else do ya' need?

Get Strong, Get Big - 01.08.07
by Jeremy Frisch | Mon, Jan 08, 2007

For real athletes and anyone serious about training, the size you desire accompanies the strength attached to it. You'll look like you can squat 450 pounds when you can squat 450 pounds. Want big guns? Don't even talk to me about getting your arms bigger until you can do chin-ups with 30-plus pounds for 6 reps. You'll have big arms when your arms can move serious weight.

Utilize Unilateral Work - 12.19.06
by Jeremy Frisch | Tue, Dec 19, 2006

Single-leg squats are one of the best exercises an athlete can use for injury prevention, strength for sprinting, and balance. Work up to 100 pounds of external load in the single-leg squat, then watch your back squat poundages go up. Use dumbbells for upper body unilateral work as well: one-arm presses, one-arm push presses, one-arm bench presses, one-arm dumbbell rows without supporting your body against anything, etc.

The Overhead Squat - 12.14.06
by Jeremy Frisch | Thu, Dec 14, 2006

The overhead squat is by far one of the most humbling exercises an athlete can do. Initially, even with the lightest of weights, you'll twist, turn, and wince from discomfort. But when performed correctly, they're great for mobility in the hip and shoulder complex and can build unbelievable supporting strength throughout the entire back and legs. Learn them, love them, live them.

50 Tips for Serious Athletes
by Jeremy Frisch | Wed, Nov 29, 2006

Note: Jeremy Frisch is the performance director at the Competitive Athlete Training Zone in Acton, Massachusetts, where he works with athletes from age six to college level.