The 5-Day Workout Routine

Most of the workout routines I design are based around 3-day or 4-day splits. Why? Because 3-4 workouts per week tends to suit most people’s schedules, recovery capabilities, and personal preferences, and allows for an optimal training stimulus to be provided. But… what if you wanted to use a 5-day workout routine instead? Well, in…

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How To Learn Proper Weight Lifting Form (And Why It’s So Important)

How To Learn Proper Form

If you’re doing any sort of weight lifting workout involving free weight exercises, machine exercises, or body weight exercises, it’s important to always use proper form. In this article, I’m going to cover everything you need to know about why form is so important, and how to actually learn it. This includes… Why proper form…

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The Toning Workout For Women (And The 10 Best Exercises)

The Toning Workout For Women

Hello, ladies. I know exactly why you’re here. You want a toning workout plan that is comprised of the best toning exercises and designed specifically for the two main goals most women have: To get toned, sculpted, and lean. To avoid getting big, bulky, and manly. Does that sound about right? Cool, because I’ve created…

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Weight Lifting Injuries: What To Do When You Think You’re Injured

Let me guess… something hurts? Maybe your shoulder? Or your elbow? Or your knee? Or your lower back? Or your forearm? Or your hip? Or your hamstring, quad, chest, back, biceps, triceps, neck, ankle or some other commonly-injured part of your body? Maybe the pain you’re feeling is a muscle… or a joint… or a…

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What Should You Do When You Reach Your Goals And Just Want To Maintain?

Close your eyes and imagine this. You did it. You built as much muscle as you wanted to build. You lost as much fat as you wanted to lose. Your body is as (realistically) lean, muscular, strong and awesome as you’ve always hoped it would be. Your long-term goals have all been reached. You’re done. You…

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3 Day Split vs 4 Day Split vs 5 Day Split: Which Type Of Workout Routine Is Best?

I’ve spent a lot of time in the past talking about workout frequency. Most of that time has been from the perspective of how often to train each body part per week. You know, comparing the pros and cons of training everything once per week, twice per week and three times per week, as these…

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Working Out While Sick: Should You Be Exercising Or Resting?

QUESTION: I was just wondering what your thoughts are on working out when you’re sick? Especially when it comes to weight training and cardio? What do you recommend to others and what do you do yourself in cases like this? ANSWER: Let’s start out with the first and most obvious part of what’s truly being asked here,…

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Can’t Sleep? How To Fall Asleep Fast And Sleep Better Through The Night

Let me guess. You can’t sleep, can you? Maybe it’s something that’s always an issue for you, where your sleep has consistently sucked for a long time. Or, maybe it’s just something that comes and goes. Meaning, you sleep a lot better than you presently do most of the time, but then you go through stretches…

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