You might’ve seen the old Popeye cartoons. You might not have (and I’d like to know how!). But if you somehow haven’t, Popeye usually needed to save Olive Oyl from the ultra thirsty Bluto. And whenever he needed a boost, Spinach was his immediate go-to super food. Just like that his biceps would bulge andContinue reading “Eat Your Spinach!”
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Find Your Squat Stance!
I had mentioned in a previous article that, in order to squat safely, with proper depth, and in a way that’s relative to your frame, that you might need to find the right stance for you. Therefore, I decided to delve into this topic a little more, partially because I neglected something important in myContinue reading “Find Your Squat Stance!”
Why Tall Lifters Should Worship The Deadlift
So let’s discuss anthropometric measurements! It was 2010 when I read an Iron Man Magazine article written (I think) by Ron Harris, in which he breaks down which compound movements were ideal for long limbed lifters in terms of specialization. He’d said that the Deadlift was ideal for that group, and, as someone with longContinue reading “Why Tall Lifters Should Worship The Deadlift”
Returning To The Gym? Try This Routine!
Good news for some of us: gyms have already reopened (albeit with a capacity limit) or will be opening soon (my neck of the woods doesn’t have a set date yet)! Let’s face it, though: sure, you may have been doing your best to keep in shape from home, and I’ve even provided a fewContinue reading “Returning To The Gym? Try This Routine!”
Stuck Without A Gym? Try This!
How’s everybody? If you’re reading this I really do hope you’re safe and healthy. If you’re living anywhere in New York (state and city), New Jersey or Connecticut, then you know by now that all three of these states have ordered that all gyms and fitness centers are to close indefinitely, possibly for the nextContinue reading “Stuck Without A Gym? Try This!”
Variations In Band Pull Apart Tempo
Resistance Bands. It’s been not even a year since I last wrote about the benefits of these amazing contraptions popularized by Louie Simmons and the boys at Westside Barbell, including but not limited to continued tension throughout an exercise and compartmentalization, as you can take them everywhere you go. I even offered a few exercisesContinue reading “Variations In Band Pull Apart Tempo”
The Benefits Of Sodium For Improved Performance
There’s some controversy surrounding Sodium. It’s that classic condiment we all love to sprinkle on our food for a tastier, more enhanced flavor. But for the longest time, many health experts have been warning us all about the dangers of Sodium. And rightfully so, as the American diet in general contains so much Sodium, thatContinue reading “The Benefits Of Sodium For Improved Performance”
The Glute Bridge
If you’ve been following me for the last year, then you already know that I’m a big believer in isolating and strengthening the lower back, especially before performing a major compound lift. It’s why I perform Back Extensions every workout, and most recently wrote an article about it. But there other exercises that youContinue reading “The Glute Bridge”
The Benefits Of Dextrose Powder Intra And Post Workout
If you’re much like me there was probably a time where you read about the latest powders that can help you recover from the most intense workouts, helping you to put on size quickly, which the scientific “research” to help back up their claims. You’d then go to your nearest supplement shop, and spendContinue reading “The Benefits Of Dextrose Powder Intra And Post Workout”