Category Archive for "Training"

BENT OVER REAR DELT RAISES: 2 CRITICAL TIPS FOR PROPER FORM

Sean Nalewanyj

Although an often over-looked aspect of bodybuilding training, direct rear delt work should definitely be included in any well-rounded shoulder workout for two primary reasons… The first is for maintaining healthy shoulder joints. Most people who train with weights on a…

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THE BEST REP SPEED FOR MUSCLE GROWTH AND HYPERTROPHY

Sean Nalewanyj

Regardless of what type of workout you’re following, which specific muscle group you’re training or what exercise you’re performing, at the end of the day, all of your bodybuilding efforts in the gym stem from one simple action: the individual…

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HOW TO GET RID OF STOMACH FAT FAST

Sean Nalewanyj

For anyone looking to burn fat, gain lean muscle and get into impressive shape, nothing is more annoying than looking down to see excess rolls of flab hanging from your midsection. It can be a stubborn area to lean down,…

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BEST TRICEP LATERAL HEAD EXERCISES: TWISTING ROPE PUSHDOWNS

Sean Nalewanyj

Following a properly structured bicep workout is certainly an important part of building thick, muscular arms… but what you might not know is that it’s your triceps that actually make up around 60-70% of your total upper arm muscle mass….

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BEST TIME TO DO CARDIO TO BURN FAT?

Sean Nalewanyj

There are two primary reasons to include cardio in your training program… 1) Your primary goal is to build muscle, but you want to minimize body fat gains while you bulk up. 2) Your primary goal is to lose body…

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HIIT CARDIO: DO HIIT WORKOUTS BURN MORE FAT?

Sean Nalewanyj

HIIT cardio has been all the rage over the past few years. Short for “high intensity interval training”, HIIT workouts are a style of cardio where the trainee alternates between periods of high and low intensity throughout the duration of…

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THE 3 BEST SHOULDER EXERCISES FOR MASS

Sean Nalewanyj

If you’re looking to build an impressive, muscular body, properly developed shoulders are an absolute must. Full, thick deltoids will cause your upper body to appear wider and thicker and will help to create that v-tapered look that all bodybuilders…

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IS PRE EXHAUST TRAINING EFFECTIVE?

Sean Nalewanyj

“Hey Sean, what is your opinion on pre-exhaust training? My trainer recommended that I try using it to improve my chest growth.” For those of you who aren’t aware of how the pre-exhaustion technique works, let me give a brief…

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IS THE SMITH MACHINE GOOD OR BAD FOR BUILDING MUSCLE?

Sean Nalewanyj

The smith machine is a very commonly used piece of equipment in gyms across the country and is regularly utilized for compound chest pressing, overhead presses, squats and other movements. But is the smith machine good for stimulating muscle size…

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PROGRESSIVE OVERLOAD: THE KEY TO BODYBUILDING SUCCESS

Sean Nalewanyj

The topic of building muscle can be made complicated. Extremely complicated. We can obsess about every little detail behind optimal training frequency, number of sets, exercise selection, rep ranges, rep speed, time under tension, resting between sets and more until…

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