Shoulders Lagging? Fix Your Lateral Raise Form!

Your Lateral Raise Form Might Suck – Let’s Fix It! Shoulders can be stubborn to get growing, and often times it comes down to execution.  Many trainers, coaches, and programmers these days are starting the trend of easing up on heavy pressing work, because the shoulder is a complex joint (I’ve often said the most complex joint, but a former client...
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Women’s Physique Blueprint

Of all the divisions a woman can compete in at a bodybuilding competition, Women’s Physique is the one that has the most comprehensive requirements for overall physique development and balance.  This means that this workout plan is not only a great match for that division, but also for ANYONE – man or woman – looking for a plan that will...
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The Drop Set – Episode 8: Hypertrophy 101

I’m back!  After an unplanned hiatus I figured I might as well come back with a vengeance – this episode was also broadcast via Facebook Live and covers just one topic:  HYPERTROPHY.  How to build muscle, including concepts and tactics you can employ in your training to make your time more effective.
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The path to advanced lifting

Most of us remember what it was like the first time we started ‘attempting’ to workout.  I look back on my early trips to the gym and I just laugh.  Absolutely no clue what I was doing, but yet thinking I was doing productive stuff anyway (hint:  I wasn’t).  Lots of bad form, lots of skipped leg days, lots of...
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Is your ‘routine’ hurting you?

I’ve mentioned before my semi-masochistic tendency to frequent the Bodybuilding.com forums.  Here’s something you see all the time – people asking for critiques of their workout routine.  Here’s a direct cut-and-paste of one poster’s routine: I Squats heavy Bench press BB heavy Cabel crossover Incline Bench BB DB Pullover DB flies II Cardio III Calves sitting Calves Standing DB shoulder...
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