Archive / February, 2011

What is the Best Snatch Technique?

If you’ve been around the kettlebell community for a couple years you know that there is something of a rift between separate groups. There is the ’hardstyle’ group and then there is the ‘sport’ group. And they both have different methods for swinging and snatching kettlebells. Many of them fight saying that the other is […]

Do This Bodyweight Workout 3 Times A Week For Optimum Results

The following is a Guest Post by Ryan Cooper of ExtremeBodyweightWorkouts.com: I recently came up with this bodyweight workout and have been doing it for the past couple of weeks to test it out. So far I have enjoyed this bodyweight workout and must say it is highly effective at developing strength and lean muscle. […]

What are Muscle Building Complexes?

A muscle building complex is where you string together a bunch of movements that flow well together and perform them for a few repetitions. There are complexes that involves performing just 1 repetition per movement, and others that involve doing 6 repetitions per movement. Complexes take your workout to a whole different level. You’re able […]

Gaining Muscle with Bodyweight Training

I’ve written a lot of great article on gaining muscle with bodyweight training. I thought I had covered all the techniques out there. However, Craig Ballantyne proved me wrong. He’s come out with an amazing technique in his new Muscle Massacre training regimen. Here it is: Choose 2 movements Perform half of your maximum repetitions […]

What is the Dumbbell Reverse Lunge Exercise?

The dumbbell reverse lunge is a lower body movement targeting the quadriceps muscle. Other muscles worked include hamstrings and glutes. Here’s how you perform the movement: Stand with your feet shoulder width apart. Keep your hands to the sides. To practice this movement, perform them without weights, or with light weights. Look straight ahead during […]