Category Archives: Workout Programs

Workout Routines Guide – The Best Weightlifting and Bodybuilding Programs

Once you’ve decided that you want to build muscle, lose fat, increase strength or improve your body in any way, the first subject that always comes up is weightlifting workout routines. In order for you to get the best results as fast as possible, you must make sure your workout routine is designed specifically for […]

Workout Frequency – How Often Should You Train Each Muscle Group Per Week?

Question: I’m a little confused about the frequency of my weight training workouts. How many times should I work out each muscle group per week? I’ve seen a lot of people recommend working each body part as often as 3 times per week, 2 times per week, and just once per week. What’s the real […]

Workout Plans & Programs – What Are The Best Weight Training Splits?

One of the most common questions I USED to get had to do with the frequency aspect of workout plans and weight training programs. Specifically, how many times per week should you work each muscle group? So, I wrote an article about workout frequency that I think does a pretty good job of answering that […]

The Best Workout Routine – Which Weight Lifting Workouts Are Best?

Ah yes, the best workout routine. Spend 5 minutes in any weight lifting related forum and you’ll come across dozens and dozens of posts from people interested in finding the very best workouts that have ever existed. It’s a nice idea, I guess. We all want the best results in the shortest amount of time […]

Dumbbell Exercises – Best Workout Routine Using Only Dumbbells

I’ve gotten a lot of emails over the years from people asking specifically for a list of dumbbell exercises. They tell me that they only have access to dumbbells (no barbells, no machines) and were wondering if it was still possible to design an effective workout routine this way. Would their dumbbell only workouts be […]

Do More Pull Ups – How To Increase Your Pull Ups & Chin Ups

While many people consider the deadlift to be the king of back exercises in terms of building muscle and increasing strength (which I don’t disagree with), I’d personally include pull ups as a very close second place in that discussion. They are probably my favorite back (and bicep) exercise of them all, and I feel […]

How To Increase Your Bench Press – Workout Tips For Increasing Again

Readers such as yourself email me diet and workout related questions all the time, and I often turn my answers into articles. Well, here we go again. A reader just sent me the following question… “I have reached a plateau on the flat bench press. I’ve been stuck bench pressing the same weight for weeks […]

Total Body Workout Routine – How To Set Up Full Body Workouts

There are hundreds of different workout routines you can do, and as long as they are set up intelligently and followed correctly, they will work. Even still though, of those hundreds of possible workouts, a few sometimes stand out as being better, more popular, and more proven to work than others. The total body workout […]

Overtraining Symptoms – How To Improve Muscle & Workout Recovery

There are dozens of different workout related goals a person can have (building muscle, losing fat, increasing strength, etc.), and probably a thousand different ways to set up a workout routine geared towards reaching those goals as quickly and effectively as possible. There’s a ton of ways to split up muscle groups and body parts […]

Weight Training Program – Free Workout Routine Walk-Through

*UPDATE* One of the first articles I wrote for this website years ago was a complete walk-through of my weight training program at the time. It included the full details of how that weight training program was set up, what muscle groups were trained on what days, what exercises were done for how many sets […]