Workouts

Whether your goal is improved fitness or increasing strength and hypertrophy, these workouts will produce results. Each workout will go over specific exercises, rest periods, TUT, progression, and more.

Plyometrics For Power

Plyometrics translates to “measurable increases,” and that’s what you’ll get if you incorporate them into your workout routine. Plyometrics are a great way to workout on an active rest day, or even added to the end of a normal day… Read More ›

Build Strength With 5/3/1

The 5/3/1 system was popularized by Jim Wendler and is great for increasing strength. By taking advantage of your established 1RMs and certain percentages of them, you progressively increase the weight you’re moving and decrease the volume. By the end,… Read More ›

Agonist/Antagonist

I mentioned this method of training before, but I’ll give a detailed workout routine here. The two exercises are done in a superset, meaning go from one exercise immediately to the next, before rest. Rest between supersets should be 60-90… Read More ›

Cardio

Some people hate it, some people love it. However you feel about it, cardio can be a very valuable tool to achieve and maintain great levels of fitness. While I do enjoy an occasional 5k, normally my cardio comes in… Read More ›

FST-7

FST-7 stands for fascia stretch training 7. It’s a workout system designed by Hany Rambod, and used most notably with Jeremy Buendia (4x Olympia physique champion) and Phil Heath (7x Mr. Olympia). So it would seem like Mr. Rambod is… Read More ›

Abs/Midsection/Core

It’s called your “core” because it is the core of your balance, stability, and the key to so many exercises and basic movements. There are an endless number of exercises and moves to engage your midsection/abs/core. Most are effective, some… Read More ›

Golden 6

Arnold’s old school full body routine. Before he was Mr. Olympia, he used this routine to develop a strong and lean physique. It was a popular workout scheme in those days, before body part split routines took over the bodybuilding… Read More ›

5×5

This classic routine is great for building strength and increasing size. It’s a relatively simple setup. Choose a compound lift for each muscle group: squat, military press, etc., and complete 5 sets of 5 reps each. The weight should be… Read More ›