In part III we went over some of the legendary athletes who changed the way people looked at training. Today we are going to look at some of the creative minds who explored the basis of training and created methods that are high end to this day. It is due to these minds that records…

Testosterone is the basic male sex hormone and is important for health for both men and women. Improving testosterone levels in the body has the following benefits- It slows aging It improves the metabolism leading to a better turnover of energy in the body. It preserves strength and muscle and helps you get stronger. It…

A weight wave is a series of sets of any one exercise in which the repetitions done and weights used change in any specific predetermined pattern. This is difficult to explain so here is an example: Deadlift Wave 1 150kgs for 5 reps, 175kgs for 4 reps, 200kgs for 3 reps, 225kgs for 2 reps,…

The power rack (or cage in India) is one of the most important inventions of modern strength training, right after the adjustable barbell itself. In case you are confused about what I am talking about I have put a picture below. Do not confuse it with a monolift or smith machine. It is basically a…

The front squat is an old, time tested exercise that will build dinosaur thighs without exception. It has many advantages over the conventional back squat and as such I actually believe that unless you are a power-lifter, you should use the front squat as your primary leg exercise. Lets look at the benefits of the…

While the exercises you do and the effort you put into your workouts is important the greatest factor influencing your progress is very simply your plan. If you do not have a proper plan, you plan to fail. In this post I would like to talk about how to establish the basic structure of your…

If you are trying to modify your training to lose fat, look no further. These simple to implement training tips will quickly change the way you look and feel. Do all your cardio and endurance work after your strength/ muscle building work – It takes to body 10-15mins to begin the fat burning process. Doing…

In part I we spoke about how to fix a bad back and prepare it for strenuous exercise. Once you have finished that routine or if you already fit and want to take up a program that will increase general fitness, strength and athleticism and keep you healthy, the following routine is the best you…