Category Archive for "Training"

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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how much muscle can you build naturally

HOW MUCH MUSCLE CAN YOU GAIN NATURALLY, AND HOW FAST?

Sean Nalewanyj

“How much muscle can I gain, and how long will it take me?” If you’re still relatively new to the muscle building game, this is a pretty natural question to ask. You’re training hard and eating right consistently from week to week, and…

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bigger biceps and triceps

6 TOP ARM EXERCISES FOR BIGGER BICEPS AND TRICEPS

Sean Nalewanyj

While it is true that a large chunk of your upper arm growth will simply come as an automatic result of heavy chest and back training, direct arm isolation work is still important when it comes to fully maximizing your results. In today’s…

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reduce muscle soreness

5 TIPS TO RELIEVE MUSCLE SORENESS POST WORKOUT (DOMS)

Sean Nalewanyj

Although some people enjoy the feeling of post workout muscle soreness as a reminder of the hard work they put in at the gym, for others it can become a genuine nuisance that compromises performance on subsequent workouts and interferes with regular…

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are squats necessary

ARE SQUATS NECESSARY TO BUILD BIG LEGS?

Sean Nalewanyj

QUESTION: Are squats necessary to build big legs, or is it possible to achieve an impressive lower body using alternative exercises? ANSWER: Despite the “hardcore” bodybuilding mentality that often treats squats as the “be-all-end-all” of effective lower body development, the reality is that it IS…

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muscular back exercises

6 UNCOMMON EXERCISES FOR A THICK, MUSCULAR BACK

Sean Nalewanyj

Building a thick, muscular back that really stands out is often quite a challenge for natural trainees. It’s a set of muscles that can be tough to develop a strong “mind-muscle connection” to without allowing the biceps and forearms to take…

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is a personal trainer worth it

ARE PERSONAL TRAINERS WORTH IT? (WHY 90% ARE A WASTE OF MONEY)

Sean Nalewanyj

It’s one of my biggest pet peeves in the fitness industry: The average, unqualified personal trainer at your typical big box gym charging huge hourly rates for mediocre-at-best services. While there certainly are plenty of knowledgeable, physically fit trainers out there who…

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get rid of loose skin

HOW TO GET RID OF LOOSE SKIN AFTER LOSING WEIGHT

Sean Nalewanyj

It’s one of the biggest frustrations for those who have undergone a major weight loss transformation… They’ve put in the time, effort and patience to drop the excess body fat, but are now left with an annoying layer of loose skin…

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natty or not

WHY I PERSONALLY DON’T TAKE STEROIDS

Sean Nalewanyj

In today’s post I wanted to cover something a bit different and explain the reasons why I’ve personally never taken steroids and have instead chosen to remain drug-free throughout my lifting career. I have no moral or ethical issues with…

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