Don’t worry this isn’t going to be your typical article from a muscle magazine about how to get your “wings” so big that you can fly. What I’m going to outline will definitely grow your lats, however, this is a focus for the strength athlete to improve your lifts, and to decrease chance of injury. […]

Article written by Damien Pezzuti Disclaimer: I believe the following program outlined is a great way to begin a Bulgarian-like training regiment for the sport of Powerlifting for the intermediate/advanced trainee. If you’re a beginner to strength training, or have less than 2-3 years of training under your belt then I recommend following one of […]

Article written by Kevin Becker History The lifting of dumbbells dates back 2,000+ years to ancient Greece when people trained with what they called “Halteres”.  These weights were not only used for strength training but also for a variation of what we know today as the triple jump. These stone, sometime metal weights usually weighed […]

My experience at the Arnold was very different this year from last. My experience preparing for the Arnold was very different from last; although there were similarities suppose. Five months prior to the Arnold, I didn’t even know if I was going to compete. This year at the Arnold, the top athletes I had competed […]

Article written by Chris Branam Following my previous article on the trapezius, this article will examine another integral muscle in elevating the shoulders—the levator scapulae. Whereas the trapezius connects to the clavicle and the acromion process (both points near the edges of the shoulder), the levator scapulae connects to the inner edge of the scapula. […]