How to Get BIG: My Journey to Adding 50 Pounds of Mass

Let me cast my mind back to when I left University… At that point I was around 125lbs/56kg wet. That’s around 9 stone! How light is that?! Anyway I started work in the “real world” and eventually turned my thoughts to my general health... And how to get big! It didn’t take long to realise [...]

September 5th, 2015|Exercise plans, Nutrition|Comments Off on How to Get BIG: My Journey to Adding 50 Pounds of Mass

Best back exercises for a killer upper body V-shape

If you want a killer upper body you’ll definitely need to include a few of the best back exercises into your routine. A strong back is really important both in terms of aesthetics and general wellbeing. In this post we will look at: The health risks of skipping back exercises A guide to your back muscles (with pictures!) Key [...]

July 6th, 2014|Exercise plans|Comments Off on Best back exercises for a killer upper body V-shape

Create the best upper body workout routine – or use mine

I think we've all been in the situation where we want the best upper body workout routine possible to maximise our muscle growth. Nothing is more frustrating than a flat chest when bulking up. In this guide we will cover some of the theory of building an effective weightlifting program before constructing our own. We will cover: 1 - Why compound movements are vital to build chest muscle 2 - How to use supplementary movements to maximise your pec development 3 - The merits of full body and split programs and which to pick 4 - The pro's and con's of different rep ranges 5 - Building an example upper half split program So lets get started.

June 28th, 2014|Exercise plans|Comments Off on Create the best upper body workout routine – or use mine