6 Training Techniques for Muscle Growth

The purpose of this post is one objective; to extend time under tension (TUT) to increase chances of muscle protein synthesis (breakdown of muscle and repair to induce muscle growth). Brad Schoenfeld wrote a detailed article on T-Nation regarding TUT. These techniques are among my favorites to use with my athletes and some of my…

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Easy Egg Cooking Tip!

No more egg farts with this handy recipe and it’s easier than boiling an egg! Baked Eggs Preheat the oven to 325 degrees. Place a dozen raw eggs in a dry muffin tin. Bake for 30 minutes, give or take a minute or two. After cooking, drop them into a bowl of ice water. This…

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Arnold’s Six Rules of Success

By no means is this my written work. It’s one of those things that resonate with Kent and myself. Here it is in its entirety: “I have always lived and competed by my own rules. I was told “you can’t” over and over again as I chased ambitious goals in bodybuilding, in movies, and in…

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Music

Geto Boys, 2 Live Crew, Kendrick Lamar, Public Enemy, Ice Cube, NWA, Future, Boogie Down Productions, Cardi B, Lil Wayne and Drake. These are the artists I listen to when I start training. Other selections include Hatebreed, Motorhead, and Phantom Anthem, especially when I do squats. I’ve heard the biggest guy in our gym listening…

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Diet and Training Tips

We like to give out as much training information as we can, fix someone’s form and advise anyone who comes to us. We won’t turn you away or give you some bullshit generic answer. After all, we all look for ways to improve our training or diet. Today, I’m giving you some of my current…

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In the beginning…

One of the first things I did when I moved to Brick twenty years ago was to join a gym. The second day I woke up before I even unpacked everything, I went to Pure Focus. I didn’tĀ even shop around. There were other gyms (fitness centers really), but as soon as I saw the old…

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