Both cleans and snatch are the ultimate compound exercises working your calves, quads, glutes, traps, shoulders, triceps and I’m sure a few other muscle groups in there as well. They’re great for building mass and expanding your shoulder width beyond what ‘normal’ lifts would allow you to gain.
I’ll keep this short and sweet. My philosophy on diet isn’t too complicated and I don’t think it’s a topic that should be complicated at all.
“Short Workouts“ The common thought out there is that quick workouts lasting less than 45 minutes, as low as 20 minutes, just aren’t sufficient enough to gain any real muscle.
Here’s a quick example of a workout you can do on vacation when you’ve got nothing to work with.
Here’s a workout I did the other day. It was all pushes, concentrating on chest, shoulders and triceps.
The machines in the weight room are like the water cooler in the office. It’s where everyone goes to chat and think they’re getting a workout in, except there’s probably less sweating going on at the machines than there is at the water cooler.
I could write a book about how to get a six-pack there’s so much to talk about with it.
I couldn’t find a pic of me sleeping, so here’s my dog. I’ve heard this saying for years, that “sleep is the cousin of death.” The idea that while you’re sleeping, that someone else is out there working hard. And hard work brings success so sleeping must be evil…
Take a look at yourself in the mirror. 1. Stop making excuses.
Douchebags! Douchebagitis is a disease that’s been attacking gyms for years now.
Training for a fight was tough and I loved it! It showed me what real training was all about. I think the mentality you have when you’re in the boxing gym or even the weight room has the biggest effect on the success of workouts. It’s one thing to train to get abs, but it’s […]