I too have my own version of the seven percent solution, only it has nothing to do with illegal opiates. Instead, it has to do with rep schemes. I call it my Five Percent Solution.
Q & A with one of the world's premier strength coaches.
A lot of Americans think that the muscle building world begins and ends at the shores and boundaries of North America. Call it snobbish; call it provincial; call it whatever you want; just make sure you call it incorrect.
The ads for alkaline water say it'll cure everything. It can't, but there's at least a grain of truth behind it.
Here's why this counterintuitive advice actually makes a lot of sense.
This is potentially the greatest gift a son, daughter, grandson, or granddaughter could ever give to their aging parents or grandparents.
To enhance your mind-muscle connection, try this. Be sure to roll your knuckles back towards your body and hold for a 2-3 count for 3-4 sets.
Some people think we're promoting steroids. Are they right? Here's the answer.
People think it improves hip drive and hits the glutes. What it really does is set you up for injury. Info here.
Yes, do your regular pull-ups. But finish off with an assisted machine to get more reps and build volume.
Change the angle to really nail your rear delts.
Hold the bottom, stretched position for 5 seconds and the top, peak contraction for 3 seconds for optimal calf growth.
If your gym doesn't have a seated calf machine, you probably don't work your soleus. Let's fix that.
Blast your triceps with this elbow-friendly exercise.
Rope pulldowns are fine, but try this pushdown variation using two handles for a great pump and a new stimulus. Great for warm-ups.
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Combine a loaded stretch, slow negatives, and a vicious mechanical drop set to trigger biceps growth multiple ways. Here's how.
Finish off your triceps workouts with these. To keep the elbows happy, aim for the top of your head.
Keep it simple and boost your deadlift numbers. Here's how.
Improve your form and get a mechanical advantage boost. Here's how.
Here's a simple way to find your best stance for heavy pulls.
Most lifters' warm-up sets look very different than their working sets. That's a problem. Here's why.
Clean up your form. Get stronger in your weakest range of motion. Smash your PR. Here's how.
Ramp up your low-body training with this athletic move.