Going on vacation but worried about your GAINZ? Don’t be!

Ahh, April. Spring is in the air, flowers are beginning to bloom and with any luck, the snow is gone until at least a cool late August evening. Once summer hits, our priorities begin to change. Holidays start to pop up, and you definitely want to hit the sun and show off that nice bod

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Muscle Soreness: What causes it and is it necessary for muscle growth?

We’ve all been there, the day (or whole week) after a tough leg workout, hobbling around like someone twice our age, barely able to straighten our knees due to the pain. While many people accept that soreness following a tough workout is a necessary evil on the road to better health, many of us do

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Rest Periods: How long and what to do

As you are moving through your workout, you may have, at some point, wondered how long you should rest between exercises and what you should be doing for those rest periods. What may seem like common sense is actually quite far from it and the amount of research that has been conducted on rest periods

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Lifting Light vs. Lifting Heavy and the Impact on Muscular Strength and Size

Think about all you know about gaining muscular strength and size. Perhaps you envision hoisting massive weights mightily overhead as you grunt like Atlas holding the heavens upon his back. Well maybe not quite that extreme but you probably assume that at some point in your pursuit of a Herculean physique it will be necessary

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Take a Load Off: Train Your Posterior for a Strong Deadlift

Because I’m a powerlifter, it will come as no surprise that I’m a big fan of the deadlift. When it comes to hitting your entire posterior chain in one fell swoop, from your calves all the way to your upper back, the deadlift reigns supreme. But what if I told you that you could build

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