Category: Training

How Many Reps To Build Muscle While Doing Bodyweight Exercises (Video)

How Many Reps To Build Muscle While Doing Bodyweight Exercises (Video)

ATHLEAN-X™ answers the question of how many reps should you do to build muscle while doing bodyweight exercises. The most common question asked by those working out is how many reps should you do to build muscle. When it comes to bodyweight exercises and workouts, the answer to this depends on a lot of factors, namely how strong you are and […]

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Why You Should NEVER Skip Leg Day

Why You Should NEVER Skip Leg Day

I have probably heard most excuses there are for skipping leg day. Dom Mazzetti (BroSceinceLife) has a great video regarding this topic (below). A lot of people who get into lifting often skip leg day. Why? Because it is hard, and you don’t get to really show it off. However, they do not realize the benefits of leg day. I […]

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Tips To Grow Your Biceps

Tips To Grow Your Biceps

  I always see people have arguments over what’s better for biceps: lightweight/high reps or heavy weight/low reps. People argue and argue and you might also wonder, which one is better? Should you do light or heavy? Well my answer to that is: why not combine best of both worlds? Changing up your bicep routine every couple weeks or so […]

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13 Ab Exercises You Should Be Doing (Video)

13 Ab Exercises You Should Be Doing (Video)

If the road to getting a six pack was built on just doing crunches, than every person with a gym membership would have a six-pack. Update your ab routine with the following six exercises. These 13 moves will hit your core from every angle. As always, abs are made in the kitchen and not the gym! You must follow a proper diet to […]

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Bruce Lee’s Ab Move: The Dragon Flag (Video)

Bruce Lee’s Ab Move: The Dragon Flag (Video)

The dragon flag exercise was made popular by Bruce Lee. This is a highly advanced core movement. Dragon Flags works the entire torso from head to toe. It’s hard to find one exercise that can engage so many muscles at once time. This move works all the core stabilizers, and because it requires a controlled eccentric movement, it builds strength […]

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How To Squat With Knee Pain – SQUAT FIX! (Video)

How To Squat With Knee Pain – SQUAT FIX! (Video)

In this video from ATHLEAN-X™ , Jeff shows us a few squat tips for those who suffer from knee pain. Checkout the video above. The squat is by far one of most foundational leg exercises, but also one of the most often incorrectly performed. If you want to know how to squat without pain, then you need to watch this video […]

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Warrior Chest Routine

Warrior Chest Routine

  When I first started lifting seriously about year and a half ago, I strived most for having a Greek god-like chest. I did not see much gains in my chest at all to start, but after experimenting with various routines and exercises, I finally found what worked best. After following this routine for not a very long period, I […]

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Understanding Abdominal Muscles

Understanding Abdominal Muscles

pic via nutri-sups   Achieving a great set of abs requires having a clean diet, and cardio with consistent abdominal training. Those are the key components that will give you a nice core. Having a healthy diet consisting of high protein and low carb meals will speed up the metabolism, allowing you to burn that abdominal fat in your mid-section. Your  abdominal muscles are made up of […]

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Big Arms Workout: Biceps & Triceps Exercises (Video)

Big Arms Workout: Biceps & Triceps Exercises (Video)

  This  arms routine is about 45 minutes workout that focuses on stimulating growth in your inner and outer biceps and also your triceps as well.  You should perform this routine 2 times a week, with 2 days rest between each workout for maximum recovery and growth. For muscle growth, start by using a weight that is around 75% to 80% of your 1 […]

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The “Butt Wink” Squat Flaw – What Causes It and How to Fix It! (Video)

The “Butt Wink” Squat Flaw – What Causes It and How to Fix It! (Video)

 “Butt wink” refers to the moment at the bottom of a squat when the pelvis begins to rotate backward and slip under your body. You’ll also hear it referred to as “posterior pelvic tilt” or just “pelvic tilt,” and when it’s severe, it can be bad news for your lower back. In this video by ATHLEAN-X™, they show us what is […]

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