You have every right to be boring and unappealing to others because you can’t carry on a conversation about anything outside of nutrition or training. But everyone around you is going to realize you suck.
Given the advantage of hindsight and the progress I enjoyed during a productive six month off-season, it's time to share the most valuable lessons from placing all my efforts on getting big without letting my physique get sloppy.
If you’re beat up from powerlifting or more concerned with hypertrophy, some of these variations may prove useful. In all honesty, alternatives of the basic lifts have done the most for the development of my physique and hypertrophy.
Many first-time competitors end up as only-time competitors because they neglect to take the right precautions before beginning their prep. Follow these rules to avoid letting your first show be your last.
John Meadows' expertise on shoulder training filled a void in the atmosphere of bodybuilding information. I've incorporated rear delt work with all of my clients, and I've learned a few things along the way.
Most people who step under the bar want to get big and strong, period. Muscle failure is paramount in this regard. Here's how to use it properly to build muscle without overloading your central nervous system or risking injury.
You can control the physical demands placed on your body in the gym, but you can't always control what happens outside of it. How can you ensure you're recovered and in an optimal state once its time to train?
Performing best, and especially looking your best for the sport of bodybuilding, requires that your body be functioning well on the inside. Mark shares how he has accomplished this throughout his career.
Having big, strong arms is more than just something to flex and brag about. It shows health, vitality, and does absolute wonders for your confidence. And all you have to do to achieve them is train your arms intelligently.
If you’re seeking advice on how to successfully navigate a mid-life crisis, I’m probably not the guy. I am, however, uniquely attuned to my body from years of competing at a high level of bodybuilding.