Category Archive for "Training"

MUSCLE BUILDING GENETICS: DO GENES MATTER IN BODYBUILDING?

Sean Nalewanyj

Genetics play a large role in virtually everything we do. We’re all born with different skills, tendencies and abilities, and these characteristics are a product of the things we learn and the genes we inherited from our parents. Just as…

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4 AWESOME CHEST TRAINING TIPS TO BUILD BIGGER PECS

Sean Nalewanyj

So you’ve been cranking out your chest pressing movements with full intensity and focus… you’re progressing in weight and reps every week… your nutrition and supplementation is down pat… and your chest still isn’t growing the way you want it…

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CAN YOU BUILD MUSCLE WITHOUT WEIGHTS? (CALISTHENICS ONLY)

Sean Nalewanyj

Is it possible to build muscle without ever setting foot in a gym or training with traditional barbells, dumbbells, cables and machines? Can you build an impressive physique using body weight exercises only, such as push ups, chin ups, dips…

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HOW TO FIND TIME TO WORKOUT & EXERCISE ON A BUSY SCHEDULE

Sean Nalewanyj

So you’ve made the decision to begin a muscle building or fat burning program… you’re ready to finally get into shape and reach your fitness goals… but there’s just one problem… You don’t have enough time. Time’s a tricky one….

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“I’M GETTING STRONGER BUT NOT BIGGER!” (STRENGTH GAINS WITHOUT MASS)

Sean Nalewanyj

So you’ve been hitting the gym consistently every week for at least the past couple months… you’re putting in the work and training hard… you’re even adding more weight to the bar on your exercises at a decent rate… There’s…

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THE BEST EXERCISES TO BUILD BIG SHOULDERS

Sean Nalewanyj

Ask most muscle building experts how to build round shoulders that really “pop” and you’ll usually get the same basic answer… They’ll tell you to put your primary focus on compound overhead pressing movements (such as barbell military presses or…

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7 MUST-READ BODYBUILDING TRAINING TIPS

Sean Nalewanyj

There are many individual details that go into planning out a complete muscle building workout Things like intensity, workout volume, duration, training layout and rest periods… While all of these factors are very important, there’s one thing you must nail…

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HOW TO FIX “ROUNDED SHOULDERS” FROM BODYBUILDING TRAINING

Sean Nalewanyj

Having a well-balanced training program is not only important when it comes to building a properly proportioned physique – it’s also a crucial aspect of injury prevention as well. One of the most common imbalances in those who train intensely…

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HOW TO BUILD BIG TRAPS: COMPLETE TRAPS WORKOUT FOR MASS

Sean Nalewanyj

No other muscle screams “power” quite like thick, tall traps do. When paired up with a set of well-developed shoulders, traps make a huge contribution to your overall physique, particularly if you want to look as big as possible underneath…

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HARDGAINER WORKOUT ROUTINE AND DIET FOR ECTOMORPHS

Sean Nalewanyj

“Hardgainer” is a term that gets thrown around a lot. It typically refers to those with a “fast metabolism”, smaller bone structure and who generally have a tougher time packing on muscle size and strength. Browse the online forums and…

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