Building muscle doesn’t have to be expensive. In this article, I will explain how I spend under $10 a day on groceries when bulking up. In order to know how much food I would need to buy, I first needed to determine how much weight […]
I like to eat, workout, and take naps.
I see it all the time: skinny guys carrying around tupperware filled with rice and chicken; and sometimes with rice only, and other times just vegetables in an attempt to bulk up and gain some muscle. Despite hitting the gym regularly and sticking to their […]
During the 18th and 19th century, there existed a group of extraordinary strongmen who could perform feats of strength that would be considered superhuman today. Their legendary strength was accompanied by their equally-astonishing physiques. In an era before fancy exercise equipment, supplements and drugs, these […]
During the early 19th century (also known as the era of Physical Culture), there existed a group of strongmen who set the standard for today’s strength athletes and all lifters in general. Interestingly, most of these men stayed relatively lean throughout the year while still […]
The Squat is a universal movement that all physical art forms share in one form or another. Various forms of the squat are used in martial arts, combat, dancing, yoga, qigong, gymnastics, aerobics, and of course, weight training–it is used as an exercise to build […]
Popularized by Pavel Tsatsouline, the ladder method was used by the Soviet Special Services to meet the Septsnaz requirement of 18 dead hang pull-ups wearing a 10 kg/22 lbs bullet-proof vest. Pavel describes the technique as follows: “We would file out to the pull-up bars […]