Author: Men's Fitness Rx

Pyramid Weight Training

Build Muscle and Strength with Pyramid Weight Training What exactly is this pyramid weight training? Does it mean increasing weights as you go? Also, what is reverse pyramid training? Starting heavy and using less weight as you tire? Is one better than the other? With pyramid weight training, warm up first with lighter weights. As […]

10 Best Lifts for Building Muscle (Part 2 of 3)

Part 2 of 3…Best Lift for Building Muscle DIPS: The dip is right up there with the bench press in terms. Overall impact of the pushing muscle of the upper body. Bodybuilders who use legal steroids and steroid alternatives along with anabolic steroids relied on dips for complete pectoral developments. When leaning the torso forward, […]

10 Best Lifts for Building Muscle (Part 1 of 3)

Best Lifts-Tips for Building Muscle Focus on These Golden Basics and Make Insane Gains!  Do you have as much muscle as you’d like? I sure don’t, and I bed you don’t either. Do you know what the best lifts are for building muscle? The nature of training is that we’re never fully satisfied with what […]

Jay Cutler Chest Workout: Train Chest Like the Best

Mr. Olympia Jay Cutler Chest Workout At 5’9″ competing at anywhere from 250-275 pounds of massive muscle. His legs received most of the attention, followed by his shoulders. Also managing to craft an impressive set of pecs to match the rest of his physique. Unlike some former Mr. Olympia champions, chest did not come easy […]

Secrets for Muscle Size and Strength

Loading secrets for muscle size and getting strong Proper selection of weight, sets and reps, critical for building muscle size, strength, power and endurance. Strength and power athletes need a combination of strong muscles, power and muscle size. The ability to exert force and power combined with the ability to exert force rapidly shows how […]

Stretching and Weight Training

Pre-Training Stretches Can stretching before training reduce gains in muscle size and strength? Until recently, pre-exercise stretches was a mandatory ritual. That changed when many studies showed that static stretches before competition or practice decreased strength and power. A study at State University of Campinas (UNICAMP) in Brazil, found this true about pre-workout stretches. They […]

Is Testosterone Therapy Right For You?

Testosterone Therapy Adequate testosterone levels, essential for health and quality of life for the average man. Testosterone replacement therapy is big business. Prescriptions increased from 1.3 million in 2010 to more than 3 million in 2016. Low testosterone, linked to cardiovascular disease, diabetes and obesity. Also linked to depression, decreased sexual performance, low energy levels […]

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