Dorian Yates is universally recognized as one of the best bodybuilders to ever put on a pair of posing trunks. The six-time Mr. Olympia was known for his training intensity in the gym – specifically, his ability to take his sets to total failure and beyond. To do that, he employed several techniques to stress the target muscle to its maximum capacity.
This workout is guaranteed to whip your ass, especially when you realize just how heavy 95 pounds suddenly feels on squats. The payoff, though, is worth it - so good luck.
Four minutes isn’t a long enough time to experience any meaningful results for a well-conditioned athlete, bodybuilder or weightlifter, let alone develop the aerobic system and result in anaerobic strength gains. Right? Not exactly.
You don't need expensive weight machines or free weights to increase strength because, according to a recent study, it’s possible to build muscle strength and size from using elastic bands.
If you’ve tried just about everything but still seeing the results you want, we may have the answer: Time under tension is the key to building muscle and promoting muscle protein synthesis.
A study from the University of Memphis, led by Brian Schilling and Matt McAllister, showed that the glute-ham raise and Romanian deadlift were the best exercises for activating the hamstring muscles.
HIIT training is a series of short bursts of maximum intensity followed by a short period of recovery. The key words here are MAXIMUM INTENSITY, a concept that seems to be foreign to even the most respected fitness professionals out there today.
Big, defined arms are the first things most people notice about a well-developed physique. That’s why FitnessRx for Men examined the science behind what it really takes to get big guns.
Many people like to train on the Smith Machine because it’s safe, it allows for what amounts to a built-in spotter, and it makes it easier to lift heavier loads than you can with free weights. But choosing the Smith Machine might not be best for muscle growth.
There is a reason squats are commonly referred to as the King of All Exercises. Simply put, you can’t half-ass it once you get under that bar. If you’re looking to build lower body size and strength, the squat should be the foundation of your program.