How Much Should You Be Training?

How much should you be training to achieve optimal gains? Too much and you will burn out, but too little and you won't challenge your body enough to make it change.   Overtraining is a very common problem among new lifters, and even experienced ones. It is easy to get...

How Strong Should You Be?

How much strength do you really have to gain before you consider yourself strong? There will come many points in your training when you will look a the loaded bar and say, that looks real heavy. You could be looking at it from two perspectives - from the strength...

Exercises to Include in Your Lower Body Routine

Working out the lower body seems to be a low-priority item for many lifters. While it is common in online forums to make fun of people who do not train legs, the reality is that a large majority of lifters still neglect to give their lower body as much work as they...

A Balanced Upper Body Routine

Working your entire upper body is very important to peak health and performance. However, too many people focus on working out the arms and chest while neglecting the progress of their back muscles, causing muscular imbalances that could lead to injury in the future....