We all know the benefits of weight training, especially when we lift heavy and create the stress response. It’s when we lift that the hormones which elicit growth (namely, testosterone and growth hormone)  are at their highest. A way to piggyback on this surplus is to finish your workouts with a few sets hitting the…

This has been a controversial topic for years and there’s still people who think you should avoid static stretching before training. I’ve been known to follow my instincts and try things to see how/if they work and then decide. And the research shows it is okay to static stretch before a workout. But there’s a…

Giant sets involve training one large muscle group using 3 or 4 exercises that are performed in sequence before taking a 2-3 minute rest period. For instance, if you decide to train legs, you can do a set of: back squats leg press leg extensions lunges   Aim for 8-12 repetitions for each exercise. In…

Do you typically train 3 or 4 sets of 10 or 12 repetitions, day in day out? Or do you vary what you do in the gym to shock your muscles into growth? Im going to explain a bit about different types of training pricinciples you can incorporate into your workouts to make it more…

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