Turn Up the Volume

Turn Up the Volume Sometimes, if you want to make a difference you need to get really creative and dig DEEP into your toolbox to find the one element you should change to bust through a plateau and get your body back into growing and responding the way you want. And sometimes, it’s simpler – let’s just do more stuff THAT is...
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The Deceiver

The Deceiver Sometimes you open up a workout and just stare blankly for a second, thinking “holy crap – I’m going to die” – and sometimes, you take a look at your lifting agenda and shrug it off simply, “pfft…I got this.” Most of the workouts in The Deceiver fall into the latter category, but it’s quite a bait and...
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Finish Them!

Finish Them – KNOW when you’re done! There’s nothing quite like a quality finisher after a hard-ass workout, and that’s the premise behind this entire split.  All workouts feature an FST-7 style finisher to wrap up the punishment session, designed to maximize blood flow, promote growth, and help recalibrate your internal “intensity meter” so you push HARDER more frequently Note: ...
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Men’s Physique Blueprint

Five Starr Physique client Billy Meyer on stage at his first show. Men’s Physique Blueprint – Hitting the Aesthetic Demands If you’ve competed in or looked in competing in Men’s Physique, you probably have an idea of the type of aesthetic that gets rewarded there – huge chest and shoulders, small waist, and a thick, wide back.  Legs are optional,...
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Ascending 3’s – My Fool-Proof Ass-Kicking Training Protocol

Ascending 3’s – My Fool-Proof Ass-Kicking Training Protocol Bodybuilders are always looking for an edge.  Whether it’s a change in their diet, some new supplement, a new workout program or a magical pair of shorts that will help your quads grow, we tend to grasp at straws and leaving nothing to chance – we’re going to try everything.  Eventually we all...
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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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