If you’re a skinny dude who is serious about building muscle and getting stronger there are three very critical mistakes that you absolutely can’t afford to make. I can’t tell you how many times I see guys in the gym committing these cardinal sins and how badly I wish I could help them all. Unfortunately […]
After the last Renegade Q&A, I asked for more of your questions. My team was immediately flooded with hundreds of emails. Obviously I can’t answer them all in one setting so I decided to break it up a bit. Over the next few weeks, we will be releasing a Q&A podcast on Training, Nutrition, Productivity, […]
I was celebrating my buddy Chad Waterbury’s birthday Sunday at the Bungalow in Santa Monica. Between shots of tequila, Chad and I were discussing the release of his new program HFT 2 . It’s chock full of specialization programs for each body part. So I asked him if he’d write a high frequency biceps-building plan […]
As many of you know I’m a big fan of the heavy/light system. In most Renegade workouts we have one heavy day and one light day per week for both the upper and lower body. On the heavy day you work up to a top end set then do a couple of back off sets […]
“It is quality rather than quantity that matters.” – Seneca Author, Ryan Holiday recently came out with a great book about stoicism. It’s been selling out like a Led Zeppelin reunion tour. While reading it I couldn’t help but think how the philosophy applies to training. As Ryan says, “stoicism doesn’t concern itself with complicated […]
@JasonFerruggia What makes for a “good” warmup prior to lifting? — Will Thorburn (@wthorburn) January 8, 2014 Will, I like getting your core temperature elevated first. You can do this with 3-5 minutes of jumping rope. If you have any specific areas that are really locked up you’d probably want to spend a few minutes […]
@JasonFerruggia is it possible to cut bodyfat and still increase strength for intermediates and what are realistic expectations thanks. — Ross Armstrong (@rossypotamus) January 6, 2014 Ross, Absolutely. There are two ways to gain strength. One is to increase the size of the muscle. The other is to increase the neural drive to the […]
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