The following is a guest post from Jason Helmes, fitness coach and owner of Anyman Fitness, LLC. Fitness certainly isn’t “easy”. In our world of processed food, carry-out, and suburban luxuries, it takes dedication and a laser-like focus on your health to conquer the battle of the bulge and master yourself physically. Fitness also isn’t… [Continue Reading]
Bodyweight exercises are not just for beginners. They’re great for building size and strength for people of all fitness levels. When incorporated properly into a workout, bodyweight exercises can be great complements to any weight lifting program. In addition, they are natural movements that minimize strain on the joints and tendons. Here are my nine best bodyweight… [Continue Reading]
How many reps per set should I do to build muscle? 5? 10? 12? 20? Or should I just go really heavy to the point that I can only do 2 or 3 reps per set? This is a question that I know a lot of you have asked yourselves (or someone else) at some… [Continue Reading]
Want to put size on your arms? Other than working on your triceps, start doing more chin-ups (palms facing you) and pull-ups (palms facing away from you) and less bicep curls. Too many people spend too much time doing endless number of curls. Biggest mistake ever. Isolation exercises like dumbbell curls or cable curls don’t… [Continue Reading]
Meet Kyle, one of my (past) clients.
If you saw this guy in the summer of 2012, you would think that he never worked out a day in his life. The sad truth was that he actually did — a lot.
Bulking. The process commonly used by people trying to gain weight. As most of you already know, it is done by eating more calories than you burn along with having a training program tailored to putting on mass. It’s pretty simple actually… Or is it? When it comes to bulking, a lot of people know… [Continue Reading]
Doing the same exercises over and over again can be a bit boring, so here’s something you can try next time you hit the gym. It’s called the drag curl, and it’s a great alternative to your traditional bicep curl exercise with a barbell or EZ-curl bar. Keep in mind though that this is an… [Continue Reading]