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!”

The Defranco Agile 8

Think back to your days taking that lame old gym class in school.  Remember that gym teacher with the polo shirt, track pants and a clipboard who looked either way too skinny to even appear to be remotely in shape, or like he was never in shape at all?  You might or might not recallContinue reading “The Defranco Agile 8”

Try This Resistance Band Training Circuit!

Welcome to another quarantine edition of the blog here!  I hope you’re all staying safe and inside.  Remember, the sooner the curve flattens, the sooner those gyms open back up.  In the meantime, here’s a brand new workout designed by yours truly, consisting entirely of resistance bands.  But before I show you this routine, here’s aContinue reading “Try This Resistance Band Training Circuit!”

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 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”

Resistance Bands For Shoulder Training

It was December 2017 when Brandon Lily told me that the underlying issue holding me back from holding a stable bench press was my lack of rear delt training.  He was partially right, because in truth I wasn’t training rear delts at all.  And it’s easy to understand why, considering your Posterior Deltoids are, asContinue reading “Resistance Bands For Shoulder Training”

Back Extensions For A Stronger Workout!

Reviewing The Basics Of The Back Extension The 45 Degree Back Extension Station.  You’ve probably seen one or two in almost every commercial and independent gym you’ve ever been to.  You probably are aware by now that Back Extensions really are a fantastic exercise for strengthening your entire posterior chain.  So not only does itContinue reading “Back Extensions For A Stronger Workout!”

Full Body Training – More Than Just A Start Point For Beginners!

  Go ahead and take a look at your favorite Bodybuilder.  Go online or look at his interview in the latest Muscle And Fitness or Muscular Development magazine to find how he’s training for his next competition and more times than not, you’ll find that he’s using a split routine consisting of chest and backContinue reading “Full Body Training – More Than Just A Start Point For Beginners!”