muscle mass

Mar
20
Fluids, Hydration and Fitness

Fluids, Hydration and Fitness

Here's how hydration (fluid intake) like drinking water influences training and your fitness outcomes. It's probably not how you think!
19 min read
Mar
04
Neuromuscular Training Rating of Perceived Exertion (RPE)

Neuromuscular Training Rating of Perceived Exertion (RPE)

Exertion and Intensity are not the same things. Here's how to use Rating of Perceived Exertion (RPE) in resistance training programming.
15 min read
Feb
06
Effective or Stimulating Repetitions

Effective or Stimulating Repetitions

What is the key consideration for muscle growth? It's probably the accumulating of enough effective (AKA stimulating) repetitions. Here's what they are.
11 min read
Jan
11
Technical Failure vs Absolute Failure

Technical Failure vs Absolute Failure

Training proximity to failure is an important training variable. Here's the important distinction between absolute failure and technical failure training.
9 min read
Aug
09
Fat is Essential - You Should Eat Some

Fat is Essential - You Should Eat Some

Fat used to be demonized. Now it's trendy (Keto anyone?). Like so many other topics there's more nuance than good or bad. This is about that nuance.
26 min read
Apr
18
Help! I Can't Put On Muscle

Help! I Can't Put On Muscle

Follow along as I answer a reader's question about struggling to gain mass. There is probably something in here that will help you too!
14 min read
Jul
21

What's Better: A Split Routine or Total Body Routine?

CC Public Affairs Office Fort Wainwright Split routines, or as I like to call them Frankenstein routines (hat-tip to Dan
8 min read
Apr
24
Neuromuscular Training Explained

Neuromuscular Training Explained

Last week I wrote this post, in an aim to simplify how I think about what most trainers simply refer
26 min read