If you want a simple body recomposition workout plan, one that doesn’t involve weird exercises you’ve never heard of, counting rep tempos, or endless hours of boring cardio, this page will show you how it’s done. What Is Body Recomposition? Body recomposition is a term used to describe fat loss and muscle growth that happens […]
How Do You Know if Your Muscles Are Growing?
Tracking muscle gain with any degree of accuracy is extremely difficult, particularly once your newbie gains are out of the way. Once you’ve moved past the beginner stages of training, building muscle at a decent rate will typically require adjusting and fine-tuning your training program. Problem is, the need for fine adjustments tends to increase […]
Arnold Split vs PPL: Which is Better for Gaining Muscle?
If you want to gain muscle, which training split works best? The Arnold split or a push/pull/legs (PPL) routine? Let’s find out. Is there a big difference between the Arnold split and a PPL routine when it comes to putting on muscle? Not really. The main difference between the two is that the Arnold split […]
What to Do Between Sets to Build Muscle Faster
To build muscle as fast as humanly possible, you need to give yourself enough rest between sets. If your inter-set rest intervals are too short, your performance during subsequent sets will suffer, which in turn is going to put the brakes on muscle growth. However, the downside of resting for 2-3 minutes between sets is […]
Deficit Reverse Lunge: Muscles Worked, Proper Form
The deficit reverse lunge is a compound exercise that builds strength and size in the hips and thighs. Compared to the regular reverse lunge done on the floor, lunging from a raised platform allows for a greater degree of hip flexion, working your lower body muscles (especially the glutes) through a larger range of motion […]
Barbell Row: Muscles Worked, Proper Form
The bent-over barbell row is a compound lift that builds strength and size in the back, shoulders and arms. It’s a horizontal pulling exercise, sitting alongside other back exercises like the seated cable row, dumbbell row or inverted row. There are multiple variations of the barbell row, which involve different grips (underhand vs overhand), hand […]