Building your own upper body workout might seem daunting, which is why we are going to give you 5 simple rules for the best upper body workout. The name of the game is balance and symmetry. Like most of you, when I first started working out, I wanted a bigger upper body. The problem was I [...]
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What's this about 4 sets or less rubbish? Everyone knows you have to put in serious work for serious results. True, true. But there is a science to muscle building and it can be done in 4 sets or less. What if you could put in just enough work to receive fantastic results while still having plenty [...]
In the last article, we talked about the importance of being honest with yourself by first picking the number of workout days that will ALWAYS work with your schedule. And for most guys, this will be somewhere between 2 and 4 days per week. This will leave you with at least 2 days for unexpected life [...]
The typical conversation regarding the question, "how many days a week should I workout?" goes a little something like this: "You should workout 5 days per week for optimal results." "Wrong, 3 days per weeks is best—you don't want to over-train." "You're both wrong, 6 days per week is best because frequency is king." "You're [...]
In the last article, we discovered that 10-15 sets per body part per week might be the best middle ground for building a great physique without spending ages in the gym. This begs the question, how many reps should I do to go along with these 10-15 sets? If you've been around the fitness block [...]
When it comes to working out, knowing how many sets per muscle group to perform can be really confusing. *When we mention "sets", we are referring to how many sets per week, per body part.* What's best? 2 sets, 3 sets, 5 sets, 10 sets, 20 sets? There are so many training programs out there telling us [...]