Monthly archives: December, 2010

The Only 3 Types of Sets You Should Ever Do

This is sort of an extension to the article I recently wrote about performing pyramids.  As I said in that post, many people tend to perform sets without really knowing why they are doing what they are doing or without a clear goal in mind.  When you are lifting weights, your goal should always and…



Why You Should Never Do Pyramids

Pyramids… A beginner way of lifting that just doesn’t part from some people.  I still see people who go to the gym with their friends, keep on stacking weight set after set, get completely fatigued, and feel a great sense of accomplishment when in reality, they hardly accomplished anything. First, let’s clarify what I mean…



Why Being Aerobically Fit Is Important for Building Muscle

When we try to build more muscle mass or get stronger, we tend to only focus on the lifting and hopefully the nutrition aspects.  However, the aerobic portion is important as well, and it often gets left behind when we plan our workouts.  Why is the aerobic, or our VO2 Max, important?  Well it all…