Diet and Nutrition


The Best Bits & Review of the Metroflex Bodybuilding Seminar


Unless you have been living under a rock, you have no doubt heard of Metroflex Gym. Shortly before Ronnie Coleman won his first Olympia, I visited the Arlington, Texas gym to spend four days alongside the Big Nasty as he prepped to become the greatest bodybuilder of the current age. While there, I interviewed Metroflex Gym owner Brian Dobson because ... Read More »

One Quick Fix for a Stronger Back and Shoulders


Think about all the pullups, bench presses, dips and rows you’ve done in the gym. Now what if I told you that you have been doing them wrong? This oversight is limiting your progress in all of these movements, leaving you with less strength and less muscle, and it’s eventually going to leave you with a shoulder injury that will ... Read More »

Unilateral Hypertrophy – Killing it One Leg at a Time: Part 2


In my previous article, I talked about the importance of single leg training and how it can reduce spinal compression, increase stabilizer activity, hit the glutes, tax the adductors, and hammer the core. Having absorbed all that, you should already be convinced that single leg training should be an integral part of your programming.  Nonetheless, I feel the need to ... Read More »

Bands for Bodybuilding


Disclaimer – If you can’t afford new clothes, you should probably stop reading now. Applying the principles in this article could leave you needing to purchase a whole new wardrobe. But, hey, that’s a good thing! What are Jump Stretch Bands? Chances are you’ve heard of people using bands in the gym, but may not know what the benefits are ... Read More »

Weighted Carries for Size and Strength


As a member of Naval Special Warfare, I was frequently deployed to austere locations around the globe, and it was imperative that the guys and I maintained high levels of strength, resilience, and stamina. We often had very limited equipment but needed to come up with good workouts regardless. One of our favorite staples was and still is the weighted ... Read More »