Diet and Nutrition


Methods of Max Effort – Part 1


The Methods The max effort methods have been discussed many times over the past 10 years. We have presented you with different weekly phases and training cycles as well as different loading patterns. Louie Simmons has also written numerous articles on how these methods have been used to create many of the strongest powerlifters in the world. Throughout many of ... Read More »

How to Coax 30lbs Out of Your Bench Press


Are you having trouble putting poundage on your bench press? Let me assure you that you’re not alone. Besides people asking me how they can improve their vertical jump, or get big, or get lean, or get fast, the most common question I get is people asking me what to do about their bench press. Let me ask you this: ... Read More »

Wannabebig Tool Box


As a lifter matures so should their arsenal of exercises they draw from. Just as a mechanic reaches into their toolbox and chooses the appropriate tool to fix the problem they’re working on, so should a lifter when it comes to fixing their weak links. And since plateaus are inevitable, it’s very important that a lifter is well equipped with ... Read More »

Born Again Lifter


Praised be….I’m born again! Five weeks after poor lifting technique and resulting back trouble knocked me out of the gym, I returned to the squat rack with an inspired mission. To help others in a similar post rehab situation regain their lost form and physique – safely, sanely, and effectively. For any dedicated trainer who has been forced to take ... Read More »

The Top 5 Exercises To Blast Your Triceps


There’s a saying that goes something like this, “The definition of insanity is doing the same thing over and over again and expecting different results.” Unfortunately, many people perform the same exercises day in and day out without rhyme or reason, expecting they will, somehow, magically grow stronger. Instead of concentrating upon muscle function and physiology, that is, upon exercises ... Read More »