This classic strongman movement will get you superhuman strength.

There’s nothing that says “strongman” more than lifting something over your head. Tune into ESPN and watch the World’s Strongest Man and you’ll see an overhead event for sure. And I would bet a steak dinner that that is the event the separates the men from the boys. This move is a lot harder than it looks, but the return (aka gains) are well worth it. With all the variations of this exercise, it can (and should) fit into everyone’s workout routine. And of done correctly, you’ll wonder if you…

Stick to the basics.

Below are the basic things you need when you start going to the gym. No need to spend your money on all the new formulas that companies try to sell you. There’s a reason that these have been around for so long. Protein, aminos, multi-vitamin and creatine have been a staple for bodybuilders for years.

Take a Load Off

The deload. A misunderstood gym term. What is it really? Technically speaking, a deload is a reduction in volume or break from the gym. It is used to allow your body to recuperate. But do you really need one? For most people it might be detrimental to their progress in the gym. A long break will stop any momentum they have built up. For the most part, people are poor judges of the effort they are exerting. They believe that they’re working harder than they really are. This convinces them…

If I was stuck on a deserted island.

There’s always a question that pops up on the internet about the exercise you would do if you could only choose one. Everyone always chooses squat or deadlift. I say the correct answer is the clean and jerk/press and/or it’s variations. If I was pressed to make a decision, I’d choose the clean and press. The movements are as follows: Deadlift Upright row (sort of) Front squat Military press   As you can see, that’s a full workout in one movement. And not only will this help with building muscle…