One Man’s Trash Is Another Man’s Gym

"The perfect is the enemy of the good" In the fitness world I often see people fall victim to the Nirvana fallacy, in which people never even begin an important task because they feel reaching perfection is too hard. The fall victim to the idea that you must have the perfect equipment, the perfect routing, the... Continue Reading →

Do Pre-Workout Supplements Work?

Pre-workout supplements make big promises; mental focus, increased strength, more stamina, quicker gains, and a huge pump to name a few. With those promises come high price tags. In actuality, these supplements are really just powerful stimulants. Pre-workout supplements are very popular. Just about every company in the supplement market sells one. Optimum Nutrition, Cullucor,... Continue Reading →

Lyle McDonald’s Generic Bulking Routine

If you've lifted for 6 months to a year or more using a program like 5x5 or Starting Strength you might find yourself ready for something different. If your goal is to primarily build a better physique and secondarily to continue building strength it's hard to beat Lyle McDonald’s Generic Bulking Routine. This is the routine... Continue Reading →

How Big Can You Get Without Steroids?

When I first became interested in putting on some muscle and getting into shape I did what any teenage kid would do and grabbed a FLEX magazine, a Men's Health and a few other trash fitness and bodybuilding rags and started pouring through the pages. The problem is that these magazines, and nowadays websites, all... Continue Reading →

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