Category Archive for "Training"

best time of day to workout

THE BEST TIME OF DAY TO WORKOUT FOR MAXIMUM RESULTS

Sean Nalewanyj

Is workout timing an important aspect of an effective muscle building and fat loss program, and is it something you should be specifically paying attention to? When is the best time of day to workout for maximum performance and overall results? Some trainees…

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lower ab fat

REALITY: HAVING SOME LOWER AB FAT IS NORMAL (VIDEO)

Sean Nalewanyj

Here’s the real truth when it comes to burning off your lower abdominal fat and getting a flat, defined midsection from top to bottom. If you found these tips helpful, make sure to get your personalized training, nutrition and supplement plans…

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upright rows

UPRIGHT ROWS: GOOD OR BAD? SAFE OR DANGEROUS?

Sean Nalewanyj

A staple shoulder building exercise dating back to the days of Arnold Schwarzenegger and Franco Columbu, the upright row is typically performed by holding onto a straight bar with a narrow overhand grip and pulling the weight up to neck height. It…

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gaining fat but not muscle

GAINING FAT, NOT MUSCLE? 4 MISTAKES YOU’RE MAKING

Sean Nalewanyj

Most trainees understand that if they want to add a significant amount of muscle to their frame, a certain level of fat gain is inevitably going to come along with it. A committed bulking phase involves maintaining a net calorie surplus…

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squats deadlifts testosterone

DO SQUATS AND DEADLIFTS INCREASE TESTOSTERONE LEVELS?

Sean Nalewanyj

Do squats and deadlifts increase testosterone levels? This “old-school” bodybuilding concept has been around for quite some time and goes something like this: Squats and deadlifts are two of the most challenging exercises you can perform in the gym and train…

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farmers walk

THE “FARMER’S WALK” FOR BIGGER FOREARMS AND TRAPS

Sean Nalewanyj

Pick up a pair of heavy objects… hold them at your sides… and start walking. That’s pretty much all there is to this exercise, but the farmer’s walk is no joke when it comes to building up your grip strength,…

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squats deadlifts thicker waist

WILL SQUATS AND DEADLIFTS THICKEN YOUR WAIST?

Sean Nalewanyj

When it comes to achieving a lean and “aesthetic” looking physique, maintaining a slim waistline is obviously an important part of the equation. Although squats and deadlifts are regarded as two of the most basic, fundamental compound movements for building…

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natural muscle growth

BUILDING MUSCLE NATURALLY: THE LAW OF DIMINISHING RETURNS

Sean Nalewanyj

Despite how it’s usually portrayed in advertisements for over-hyped supplements and bodybuilding “miracle programs”, the fact is simple… Building muscle naturally is a relatively slow and gradual process for the average lifter. Dramatic body transformations don’t happen over night, and…

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weight lifting stunt growth

DOES WEIGHT LIFTING STUNT GROWTH? THE RESEARCH-BACKED FACTS

Sean Nalewanyj

Does weight lifting stunt growth? This is a common question that I get from guys in their early to mid teens who are wanting to begin a weight training program to build up their overall muscle size and strength. They’re…

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wrist curls and wrist extensions

WHY YOU SHOULD AVOID WRIST CURLS & WRIST EXTENSIONS

Sean Nalewanyj

Although wrist curls and wrist extensions are two very common exercises that are used for forearm training, the truth is that they’re actually NOT the best way to build forearm muscle and are potentially very dangerous as well. In today’s video I…

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