“Increase reps!” This is often the solution to make a workout harder, but this is not always the best solution. Here’s why: If your goal is to build lean muscle mass, then you should stick to that goal without getting distracted by other endeavors. High-rep training certainly is hard and it does build muscle, but […]
Scott Sonnon is a controversial figure. Some people love him, others hate him. Controversy often times is a good thing. Anytime someone goes against the status quo, there will always be some eyebrows raised. What Scott Sonnon has done is take techniques from other countries and cultures – and brought them to the U.S.There’s nothing […]
So I’m standing behind the counter, scratching my head. An extremely overweight man has just left my father’s convenience store after winning $25 dollars in one of those instant scratch games. However, to win that $25, he ha to spent $115. Hence, this man just lost $90 within thirty minutes. And he didn’t even seem […]
One thing I’ve learned from Crossfit is that the more often you workout, the better. Now I know a whole bunch of people are going to start talking about over training and potential over use injuries. The reason why most Crossfitters do not burn out is simply because they train in a different manner each […]
In order to gain lean muscle mass, an overloading stimulus must be applied to the muscle. This means that you must place greater stress on a muscle today then you did in your last workout. A second requirement for greater muscle gain is sufficient volume. Volume refers to the total amount of work you perform […]
How did people get big, strong, and ripped when gyms weren’t an option? What did they do when they didn’t have the luxury of simply adding weight to the bar? Well, let’s take a look: Newborn Calf Training According to legend, the wrestler Milo of Croton in Ancient Greece carried a newborn calf on his […]
Scott Sonnon revolutionized the fitness industry after introducing his military-based TacFit protocol to the average fitness buff. One concept I want to talk about today is that 4-day wave protocol. The actual name of this is the 4×7 protocol, which involves going through a no, low, moderate, and high intensity workout over the course of […]
It’s summer time. Two things happen during summer time with regards to your training: you either get really motivated and increase the intensity of your workouts. Or, you just get really lazy, start partying with your buddies, and eat like crap. You start missing workouts, and before you know it, you’re in even worse […]
When it comes to working out during Ramadan, the main lesson here is to listen to your body. The best form of exercise is to bodyweight training. Perform difficult movements that challenge you to help maintain strength and muscle. TacFit Commando is a great option.
Use these 8 killer chest exercises to help you build a killer chest routine. As you can see, you can do a lot with just a pair of dumbbells. Home fitness doesn’t require a lot of equipment – it just requires a lot of creativity! One of the most creative trainers out there is Scott Sonnon, creator of TacFit Mass Assault.