Archive for September, 2009

Stretching for muscle growth?

When you read this title, you’re probably asking yourself what this guy is talking about. If you are, then this article is for you for sure. You probably take your […]

Is My Routine Effective?

I’ve been a longtime fan and own both your videos “I want to Pump you Up” and “Mass with Class” along with your book “The Lean Body Promise” not to […]

Bodybuilding Arms Workout: Build Your Arms for the Summer With This Arms Workout

When people think of bodybuilding, the first thing that comes to mind is big arms. How many bodybuilders, me included, just started by doing some biceps curls? After all, one […]

Glycemic Index: The Importance Of The Glycemic Index In A Bodybuilding Diet

The Glycemic Index (or GI for short) is a measure of how quickly your blood sugar rises after ingesting a carbohydrate. Basically, once you consume a carbohydrate and it gets […]

In Defence of High Rep Workouts (Aug 23, 2009 answer on

Traditional Bodybuilding dogma tells us that you need to stay within a certain rep range to build muscle. But everyone has a genetic ceiling in terms of “strength”. Muscle Fiber […]

6 Gym Mistakes to Avoid if You Want Weight Loss Results

Every week, someone at the gym asks me the same question. They train several times a week, do some weight lifting, cardio and even some fitness classes. They don’t understand […]

3 Sets of 10 Repetitions – The What, The When, The How

No doubt you have already tried to begin a weight training program and sought the advice of someone you hoped had a real good idea how to do it.  Most […]

Shawn Ray Bodybuilding Interview

Hey guys, if you’re a bodybuilder, you’ll enjoy this radio interview I did with Shawn Ray… MD Radio with Shawn Ray & Flex Wheeler Countdown to Mr. Olympia “The Bridesmaids” Episode […]

What Is The Best Exercise For Building Abdominals?

Question: What Is The Best Exercise For Building Abdominals? I do not have a lot of time to workout and, as a result, I like to choose exercises that give […]

Forget Target Heart Rate When Performing Cardio!

This interesting piece is from my friend, Dr. Gabe Mirkin. It seems that the target heart rate approach to cardio training may be over-rated!  Read on… and be sure to […]

Frequently Asked Questions on How To Get Abdominal Muscles

Since I get so many questions on how to get abdominals, I decided to put together an Abdominals Q&A section in order to better help everyone achieve award-winning abs Having […]