How much muscle have I gained over the years as a result of using Vince Gironda workout techniques over the years? I’m not sure. All I know is that it was a lot! More importantly, [...]
How do you get stronger, improve your maximum lifts and also improve your physique overall if you only have two days a week to dedicate for lifting? What’s the best approach to weight training when [...]
Progressive Overload Weight Training Without Injury: How To Build Muscle While Staying Out Of The Doctor’s Office!
Once you’ve planned out a weight training routine that follows all the best practices of good program design, the single most important thing you can do to gain muscle is consistently apply the principle of [...]
How high does your intensity of effort have to be when you train? Is it mandatory to train to failure? Is one all-out set enough to build muscle? If you're not gaining muscle, is it because you're not training hard enough? If it's not intensity, what is the real trigger for muscle growth?
How do you make your muscles grow? That’s easy! All you have to do is lift more weight every time you go into the gym. Everyone knows that. Just keep getting stronger! If you gradually [...]
Muscle building mistakes has been a common theme in bodybuilding magazines for decades, so you might think this topic has been thoroughly exhausted and needs no further discussion. The truth is, one area where [...]
The classic physiques of the golden age had the perfect mix of muscle mass and definition. Their symmetry was reminiscent of Greco-Roman statues. The way they posed onstage was nothing short of theatrical performance. In this era, bodybuilders were seen as big, strong, athletic, and mentally tough, yet also easy-going, classy, artistic and poised.
Suppose I could send a letter back in time. The letter is from the 46-year-old Tom of today, a grizzled veteran, with 25 years in the sport, lifestyle and business of bodybuilding and fitness. The [...]
I started training in the early 1980’s and right from the start, I was engrossed with the bodybuilding style of training and eating. I think it’s always valuable to take time for reflection, and realizing [...]
If I said that bodybuilding nutrition is the most balanced, flexible and fun way of eating, some people might think I was crazy. I mean, aren't bodybuilders notorious for eating bland foods (aka "bro [...]