Building High-Performance Muscle™
Author: Lee Boyce

Z Press: Advanced Overhead Pressing
by Lee Boyce | Fri, Aug 30, 2013

The Z Press is much harder than the overhead press and it will quickly expose any weaknesses you might have.

Explosive Days for Muscle and Strength
by Lee Boyce | Wed, Jul 31, 2013

Training to be as explosive as an NFL running back is a triple win: you get stronger, bigger, and leaner at the same time.

3 Ways to Target the Quads
by Lee Boyce | Fri, Jun 28, 2013

To get bigger and stronger quadriceps, you have to hit them like a freight train. Use these smart tactics to focus in on them.

5 Truths About Pressing
by Lee Boyce | Wed, Jun 19, 2013

Can't bench 350? Coach Boyce says it doesn't matter - overhead pressing is more important.

Best Grips for Faster Gains
by Lee Boyce | Wed, May 29, 2013

Don't just grip it and rip it. The right hand position can add pounds to your PR and slabs of gorilla-strong muscle to your body.

2-A-Day Training for Radical Gains
by Jon-Erik Kawamoto and Lee Boyce | Mon, May 20, 2013

Summer will be here in just a few weeks and the awful truth is that you don't exactly look like you planned. It's time to finally try two-a-days.

6 Truths About Squats
by Lee Boyce | Mon, Apr 29, 2013

Should you squat butt to calves? High bar or low bar? What about elevating the heels? Foot placement? Tempo? It's all here in this article.

Deadstop Training Revisited
by Lee Boyce | Mon, Apr 08, 2013

Deadstop training is as old as the barbell. However, if you're searching for a way to smash a strength plateau in a hurry, you needn't look any further.

In Search of the Perfect Rep
by Lee Boyce | Wed, Feb 06, 2013

Tips on getting the most out of the deadlift, pull-up, and bent-over row.

The Truth for Tall Lifters
by Lee Boyce | Wed, Jan 02, 2013

Hey, tall guy, you know all those lifting rules that apply to short people ? the ones that got no reason to live? They don't apply to you.

Extended Sets for Size and Strength
by Lee Boyce | Wed, Oct 31, 2012

A classic tool ripped straight from page one of the Old School Training Bible for serious gains in size and strength.

Making Sense of Supersets
by Lee Boyce | Fri, Aug 24, 2012

A lot of supersets just don't make any sense, physiology-wise. Here's some methodology to support your passion for pairing.

A New Take on 5 Things
by Lee Boyce | Tue, Mar 06, 2012

Cardio, the glute ham raise, functional training, stretching and foam rolling, and training volume. My, how opinions can change.

Reaching Your Potential in the Big 3
by Lee Boyce and Todd Bumgardner | Mon, Feb 06, 2012

Everybody wants to add more wheels to their squat, bench, and deadlift. But sometimes it's the little things that trip us up. Give this a read and start hitting some PR's.

Cleans and Snatches Made Easier
by Lee Boyce | Mon, Dec 26, 2011

Some think the Olympic lifts are reserved for those who compete for Olympic gold every four years, but if your goals are to burn fat, increase power, and get more athletic, you should master these lifts.

Surprising Reasons Why You're Tight and Weak
by Lee Boyce | Tue, Oct 11, 2011

You may think that your tight muscles need more stretching, when in fact they may need less. Has Lee lost his mind?

Gironda's 8x8 Training
by Lee Boyce | Tue, Sep 13, 2011

Vince Gironda's 8 x 8 delivers an awesome pump, along with improving your conditioning. It's also tougher than German Volume Training.

How to Use Tempo Training
by Lee Boyce | Mon, Aug 15, 2011

Varying your lifting speed is a great way to promote growth. Here's how to choose the right tempo to reach your goals.

Overrated Muscle-Builders
by Lee Boyce | Tue, Jul 19, 2011

The best exercises to build muscle aren't always the most popular ones. Lee provides a list of better exercises for most major body parts.

Fix Your Front Squat
by Lee Boyce | Tue, Jun 21, 2011

If you're not front squatting, you're not training as hard or as smart as you could be.

Why Your Knees Perform Like Aging Water Fowl
by Lee Boyce | Thu, May 26, 2011

Knee pain got you walking real funny-like? Here's what to do and what NOT to do, flamingo legs.

Curing Imaginary Lat Syndrome
by Lee Boyce | Wed, Apr 13, 2011

A short, sweet, but brutal workout for curing the horrible ailment that afflicts the majority of young lifters.

Cool Diagnostic Tests
by Lee Boyce | Wed, Mar 09, 2011

A body that's out of balance is an injury waiting to happen. Here are some diagnostic tests (and remedies) that even the guy who hates diagnostic tests will love.

The Top 10 Unilateral Exercises
by Lee Boyce | Fri, Jan 14, 2011

Double your muscle building by working one limb at a time? What'chu talkin' 'bout, Wilis?

The Return of German Volume Training
by Lee Boyce | Mon, Jan 03, 2011

A fresh look at one of the most popular, simple, and effective muscle-building programs of all time.

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