Winter Training: Vitamin-D and Heat for Gaining

Winter Training: Vitamin-D and Heat for Gaining by Jonathan Lawson Now that the weather outside is frightful across large portions of the country, many trainees tend to notice a decrease in […]

Lats: If You Feel It, They Will Grow

Lats: If You Feel It, They Will Grow by Jonathan Lawson When it comes to training certain muscle groups,  there’s something to be said for being able to feel the muscle […]

Build Biceps Like the Austrian’s Alps

Build Biceps Like the Austrian’s Alps by Jonathan Lawson While cheat curls have probably been around since the first time someone picked up a barbell, there’s one person who made them […]

Phase Training for Big Gaining

Phase Training for Big Gaining by Jonathan Lawson I started training seriously back in the 1991 and did my first contest at 19-years old in late ’92.  I did pretty well, […]

Put More Size on Your Bis

Put More Size on Your Bis by Jonathan Lawson Although balance is key for both aesthetics and overall strength, most trainees are always on the hunt for big guns.  There aren’t […]

Using a Time Crunch to Your Fiber-Splitting Advantage

Using a Time Crunch to Your Fiber-Splitting Advantage by Jonathan Lawson A lot of people claim that you’ve either got the genetics to look like a bodybuilder or you don’t.  For […]

Etched Ab Efficiency

Etched Ab Efficiency by Jonathan Lawson While I’ve spent decades helping to test and design great workout routines utilizing the most productive exercises for each body part, it wasn’t until just […]

Heavy Weights and Low Reps For Maximum Mass?

Heavy Weights and Low Reps For Maximum Mass? by Jonathan Lawson While I’ve come to realize over the past few years that moderate weights and longer tension times are best for […]

Old School, New Body – Review

Old School, New Body – Review by Jonathan Lawson During my time at Iron Man Magazine, I spent nearly 20 years training with Steve Holman, the magazine’s editor in chief.  We […]

What is The Best Training Routine?

What is The Best Training Routine? by Jonathan Lawson One of the biggest questions that I get asked on a regular basis is, “What is THE best training routine?”  I’ve even […]

Overtraining: Physical vs. Mental

Overtraining: Physical vs. Mental by Jonathan Lawson While it’s certainly possible to reach a point of overtraining, in order for one to be physically overtrained usually requires the right mix of […]

Partial Reps for… Fat Burning?

Partial Reps for… Fat Burning? by Jonathan Lawson As Lee mentioned in one of his recent Facebook postings, partial reps are a great addition to the end of your last set […]

The Single Key to Motivation… Goals.

The Single Key to Motivation… Goals by Jonathan Lawson We’ve all been sidetracked from our fitness goals at one time or another.  Having been involved in this industry for over […]