Frank Zane and Top 10 Training Tips

Frank Zane needs no introduction. He's a legend who is known for winning the Mr. Olympia title three times. Not just this, he is also the winner of Mr. America and Mr. Universe. He has the rare honour of winning over Arnold Schwarzenegger, whom he defeated in the Mr. Universe in 1968. He's known as the godfather of aesthetics. In this article, he lists 10 training tips that can help you carve out an ideal physique.   According to Frank: Skip the Flat Bench - This might sound a bit crazy but the fact is that even though this is...

What Women Need to Know About Strength Training

Strength training is not just for men but for women too. Sadly, there are a lot of misconceptions about hot working out with weights can make women look like men. Sivan Fagan has been working out for more than 13 years now and is one of the many bodybuilders writing for bodybuilding.com. According to her: Strength training won't make women look like men It is far more effective in shaping your body than cardio Spot reduction never works! Food has no moral code and you need to watch your calories You need to be realistic about your expectations The most...

Dianabol – Benefits and Side Effects for Bodybuilders

Dianabol, known to many in the bodybuilding community as Dbol, is one of the very first synthetic steroids. It was actually introduced back in the 1960s to help the US Olympics team beat the Soviets. Through the years, it has proven to be effective in quickly building mass and strength. Today, it is not quite approved in many bodybuilding circles due to the severe side effects, although many still use it illegally. Even Arnold Schwarzenegger has admitted to using it. Dianabol was the brand name used by Swiss pharmaceutical company Ciba for the steroid compound Methandrostenolone, and it is still...

Steroid Abuse and Side Effects for Bodybuilders

There’s no doubt that anabolic steroids can really help build muscles more quickly. But there is also no denying the fact that the use of these illicit substances can really mess up your health. When it comes to steroid abuse and side effects for bodybuilders, the list of unpleasant results is quite long and truly horrifying: Emotional and psychological chaos Steroids affect how you feel and think, and the mood swings can be unpredictable and severe. You’re likely to go from being paranoid to feeling depressed. You may also get this psychotic aggression popularly known as roid rage. In some...

Intense 5 Minute Kettlebell Tricep Workout

Want big guns? Then it’s crucial to remember that arms should be 2/3rds tricep. Too many people will focus almost purely on biceps, building up big arms while totally forgetting that the triceps are actually more important. Part of the problem is that triceps just aren’t as easy to train. Think about how many exercises you know that target the biceps in an isolated manner, then think about how many exercises that do the same for the triceps. Chances are that you’re looking at half the number or even less! And most of these moves require more than a set...

An Intensive Kettlebell Ab Workout in Just 5 Minutes

Kettlebells are not just for swings! You can use these incredibly versatile pieces of equipment to hit pretty much every muscle in the body and in a highly unique and functional manner. That includes the abs and actually, the kettlebell is a highly underutilized ab training tool. This is a quick 5 minute routine that will show just how effective kettlebells can be in this domain. You can perform this once if you want a quick but intensive burn on the abs, or you can perform it for multiple circuits if you’re feeling truly masochistic. Either way, this will encourage...

Intense 5 Minute Kettlebell Trap Workout

The kettlebell is one of the most versatile and underrated pieces of training equipment in your arsenal. Kettlebells consist of a large weight attached to a handle that can be swung, thrown, curled, and pressed. What makes this so powerful, is the fact that it includes momentum and allows you to hit the supporting muscles from unusual angles. Here, we’re going to be using this underutilized training tool in order to target a highly under-rated muscle group: the traps. Big traps make for an awesome massive back and aid in both pushing and pulling workout. This five minute workout will...

Bigger Forearms Workout – Supersets for Size!

The superset is one of the most effective intensity techniques for creating a serious burn in the target muscle groups. They’re also ideal for training two antagonist muscle groups back-to-back, making more efficient use of your time and ensuring an even and balanced physique. This lends itself perfectly to forearm training, by letting you train the forearm extensors and flexors separately – for moving the hand upward and downward. Only we’re also going to be looking at the pronator teres and supinator’s, in order to generate twisting power too. Forearm and grip strength are sorely lacking in many strength programs,...

Intense 5 Minute Dumbbell Bicep Workout #2

As I have already said in my earlier posts, I am a great fan of Anabolic Aliens. They have been posting some great videos for workouts and you can do some of them at home with just a pair of dumbbells and yet sweat like crazy. This is a 5-minute workout for your biceps and all you need is a pair of dumbbells. I would suggest that you do this workout with a medium weight dumbbell since its going to be brutal. This workout includes 5 exercises and you need to them for one minute each without a break in...

How to Take Deca Durabolin for Optimal Results

Deca Durabolin is one of the most common and popular anabolic steroids on the market. Often referred to simply as ‘Deca’, this is a powerful steroid that was originally intended to treat osteoporosis in postmenopausal women. Today it is used quite differently and is very popular among bodybuilders and strength athletes who appreciate it for its ability to trigger increased muscle mass and strength. How it Works and How to Use It Deca is similar to Anadrol in that it primarily works by raising red blood cell count. This will then increase protein synthesis, which means that the muscles will...