Seated Low Cable Row Variations

A great exercise to work the back is the seated low pulley cable row. The thing that I really like about cable exercises is they provide constant tension on the muscles throughout the entire range of motion.

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Total Body Dumbbell Workout

When I was a kid my dad had a York Barbell & Dumbbell set down in our basement and that’s how I got started with weight training. These days I do most of my weight training in a well equipped commercial gym. But every once in a while I’ll find myself stuck in a situation with only very basic equipment and I have to make due.

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Total Fitness Bodybuilding Spotlight – “Michael Thomas DiNardo”

There’s nothing I enjoy more than hearing about the success stories of my personal coaching students. And today I’ve got a good one to share with you. This one is from 16 year old high school football player.

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Sodium To Improve Athletic Performance

Have you ever gotten a painful muscle cramp while working out? Bodybuilders, athletes, and hardcore fitness enthusiasts who are in the gym working out on a regular basis run the risk of having an electrolyte imbalance due to lack of sodium

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How To Do The Reverse Grip Bench Press

If you are stuck in a rut with your bench press gains. Then give the Reverse Grip Bench Press a try for the next 4-6 weeks to help spur on some new muscle growth!

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A Tropical Storm “Wood Chopping” Workout

On September 11, 2012 Tropical storm Leslie hit the province of Newfoundland with 130+ km/h winds which knocked out the power for a couple days and did some serious wind damage. In my case I was quite lucky to get away with no major damages.

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$1 Dollar Workout Gloves!

Save some money with these cheap home made weight lifting workout gloves. I’m not a huge fan of regular leather workout gloves because I find that they tend to be thick and bulky and this actually hinders my grip. But this cheap alternative works great

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Time Under Tension Workout

For this workout we are going to use timed sets to change up your training tempo and focus on doing high quality workouts with very strict and controlled form to help maximize muscle stimulation. The goal is to get that mind muscle connection going so you can isolate your targeted muscles and feel them growing from workout to workout.

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Got Elbow Tendonitis Pain? Try this unique exercise…

One of the most common injuries or problems you’re going to hear about in the gym is Elbow Tendonitis.

This is also commonly referred to as “tennis elbow” or “golfers elbow” because it’s a common injury in those sports

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Delicious High Protein / Low Carb Late Night Snack!

Delicious High Protein Low Carb Chocolate Peanut Butter Pudding Recipe. This one is really easy to make, it tastes awesome, and it fits the bill for a low carb high protein / low carb meal.

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Killer Tricep Exercise: The JM Press

Would you like to build bigger arms and increase your bench press??? Of course you do, I mean why else would be you spending time on a bodybuilding website 😉 Well one killer exercise that can help you achieve those goals is the JM Press. This is a tricep / bench press assistant exercise that…

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Do Your Joints Crack When You Workout?

Why do my joints make a clicking / cracking sound when I lift weights? Chances are have probably noticed that when you perform certain weight training exercises you may get a clicking, popping, or cracking sound in your joints. Especially the shoulder joint, elbow joint, knee joint, or hip joint.

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Does Eating Fruit Make You Fat?

A common question that I hear from a lot of aspiring bodybuilders and fitness enthusiasts is:

– Does Fruit Make You Fat?
– Is Fruit Fattening?
– Can I Eat Fruit And Still Lose Weight?
Read my blog post to find out the answer

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Complete Forearm Workout

Forearm and Grip Training is one of the most neglected things for most bodybuilders and fitness enthusiasts. A lot of people think that their grip will get adequate work from simply holding on to the barbells and dumbbells during your regular workouts. And while this does help, it’s not enough to maximize your forearm development.

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Killer Back Workouts For Mass

This is a hard and heavy back workout that works the back from top to bottom. Lat thickness, lat width, as well as the spinal erectors.

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The Truth About BroScience

Broscience is the predominant brand of reasoning in bodybuilding circles where the anecdotal reports of jacked dudes are considered more credible than scientific research. A lot of guys get their panties in a knot and get wrapped up in heated debates over BroScience VS. Real Science

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Does Lifting Weights Stunt Your Growth?

Have you ever wondered: Does Lifting Weights Stunt Your Growth? Why Are Bodybuilders Short? Will Lifting Weights Make You Shorter? If so then you need to watch the video clip below

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The 10-8-6-15 Rep Workout

If you are looking to add some variety to your workouts and stimulate some new muscle growth, then you should give the 10-8-6-15 rep workout a try for yourself. This was a popular workout routine that Vince Gironda (aka the Iron Guru) came up with back in the Golden Era of Bodybuilding, the Pumping Iron days, back in the mid-1900′s in Venice California

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Healthy Snack Food – Popcorn!

When you think of health foods, popcorn probably doesn’t come to mind. But according to a new analysis by researchers at the University of Pennsylvania, popcorn contains just as many healthful antioxidants as many fruits and vegetables! 33 grams of popped popcorn provides 500 mg of polyphenols.

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Summer Time Treat: High Protein ROOT BEER Float!

Summer is here and a great way to beat the heat is to kick back and enjoy a delicious Ice Cold Root Beer Float.
But I’m not talking about the regular Root Beer Floats that you’re used to having as a kid.

In this video I’m going to share a killer recipe that I just tried today for making healthy sugar-free & fat-free Root Beer Floats that are also high in protein!

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Killer Trick To Burn More Fat During Your Workouts

If you are looking to speed up your metabolism, burn more calories, and lose that stubborn bodyfat without spending more time in the gym then you really need to check this out.
This is a killer fat burning training strategy that I got from Scott Abel. It’s called MET Training or Metabolic Training

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Total Fitness Bodybuilding Reader Spotlight – “Rick Watkins”

There’s nothing I enjoy more than hearing about the success stories of my personal coaching students. And this one is from a 56 year old man, Rick Watkins, who just competed in his very first bodybuilding competition and won FIRST PLACE in his weight class

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Bodyweight Home Gym LEG Workout

This video covers a quick and easy bodyweight leg workout that you do at home without any exercise equipment what so ever!

What we’re doing to do is a circuit routine of bodyweight squats, walking lunges, and standing calve raises. This will target all the major muscles of the lower body.

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Protein Intake – The Number One Aspect Of Muscle Building Nutrition

The old mantra for bodybuilding is to consume 1 gram of protein per pound of bodyweight per day. Now while this is certainly a good place to start for beginners. Most advanced bodybuilders will need to increase that to 1.5 and even as much as 2 grams per pound of bodyweight per day.

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Double Bicep Cable Curls Arm Workout

If you are looking to build Bigger Bicep Peaks, then you’re going to like this move. Double Bicep Cable Curls.
This is a killer bicep exercise that simulates doing a front double bicep pose, just like bodybuilders do in competition. This is a great peak contraction bicep move that you can use as either a pre-exhuast move at the start of your bicep workout

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Brutal Bar Bending Strength Video!

This is a video shows some amazing old school StrongMan feats of strength – bending steel bars, bending horse shoes, rolling up a frying pan, etc. Seriously you gotta see it for yourself! You see everyone has the ability to get stronger than you are now. It’s a universal trait. But most people don’t know how to go about maximizing their strength and power.

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How To Get Rid Of Body Hair…

Have you noticed that all the muscular bodybuilders who grace the pages of the magazines with sculpted 6 pack abs and ripped muscles all have one thing in common…
They have NO Body Hair… How can this be? Where does all their body hair go? They don’t actually shave (do they?)

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Home Gym Shoulder Super Set Workout

Big wide shoulders are a critical component to a well balanced muscular physique. Having big round deltoids will give you that nice V-tapered look and help you fill out an X-large T-shirt.
What you’re going to get below is a complete dumbbell shoulder workout to help pack on some muscular mass. We’re going to be using super sets in a circuit routine to hit all 3 heads of the delts and pump up your shoulders like crazy.

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Complete Push Up Workout That You Can Do At Home…

Push ups are great extra exercise that you can add to any workout routine to help speed up growth in the chest. So if you find that your chest is a stubborn muscle group for you, then simply doing a couple sets of push ups everyday can help spur on new muscle growth because you are regularly flushing blood and nutrients into your pectoral muscles.

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Get on the Muscle-Building FAST TRACK…

Do you want to get on the FAST Track for packing on lean muscle mass and blasting away that stubborn bodyfat? Well if so I’ve got good news. Inner Circle members get step-by-step training, nutrition, and supplementation programs.

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