Like most guys, fitness model and personal trainer Tyler McPeak’s favorite muscle group to train are his biceps. There’s nothing more satisfying than crushing some curls and seeing the sleeve-splitting pump for yourself. He has untapped his own bicep-building potential, and now he has some unique advice to fire up yours.
He may only be 20 years old, bersonal trainer, men’s physique competitor and fitness model Jeff Seid clearly knows all about building wide, round shoulders. As Seid can attest, though, you need the right approach in order to make optimal gains. Here’s how he does it.
Scientific studies show that post-exercise cold-water baths decrease inflammation, speed recovery, promote post-workout healing, reduce muscle soreness, decrease muscle pain and stiffness, and boost energy levels.
In the 1960s, East German scientists and coaches developed a training technique of performing a heavy strength exercise, such as squats, followed immediately by a power – or ballistic - exercise, such as squat jumps or hurdle hops. A recent study from New Zealand reinforced the validity of that long-held technique.
I am always looking for ways to challenge myself, improve my workout and perfect my physique. This desire to constantly improve is what raises questions in my mind like, “What happens when I curl the 45lb bench bar for 100 reps in a row?” One day, I decided to answer that question, and the answer was an insane pump like I’ve never felt before.
A good pair of calves is usually a sign of a well-rounded and complete physique. Unfortunately, most people don’t train their calves – and when they do, they usually do it as an afterthought. If you need to bring up your calves, I recommend training them twice a week. Here are two workouts to help get you started.
Nobody knows how to achieve these aesthetically pleasing features better than Sadik Hadzovic, one of the top physique competitors and models in the world. Here are Sadik’s 5 tips to build bigger, better biceps.
If you change the way you exercise by incorporating one or all of these 6 flexibility ideas into your workout, you’re well on your way to better workouts and better performance and a better physique.
My motivation is my obsession with being the best I can possibly be! I want to be the best in this sport and I know that if I halfway work myself, there’s always going to be someone killing it harder than me!
Bigger muscle groups first, multi-joint movements first, pre-exhaust a particular muscle group to force recruitment from another, problem areas first when you have more energy, etc, etc. Try one approach for a month then switch, then switch, then switch again. Pay attention and see what YOU respond to and go from there. “T3”— Try, Then Trust!