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Low Reps or High Reps: What’s Better? – Episode 337

In this episode we will address the question of reps. Should you do high reps or low reps? What’s better for strength gains, muscle growth, and fat loss? Does it vary from person to person? How many reps should you do as a beginner? Intermediate? Advanced lifter?  Is age a consideration? What about per muscle group?  Should you train the calves with the same rep range as the shoulders?  What if some muscles are predominantly fast twitch, and others are slow twitch? Does that change the recommendation? What load and rep range produces the best results?  And should you take… continue reading.

The Best Rep Ranges for Building Muscle, Losing Fat Without Cardio, The Importance of Stability Training – Episode 291

The listener Q&A returns this week with some great info. I start out by giving a brief recap of WrestleMania week. Then I talk about my current diet, what my training has been like for the last two years and what it will look like going forward. In addition to that discussion and a few other tangents I answer your questions on a variety of topics you guys want to know about! Scroll down for show notes: Click here to subscribe via iTunes… continue reading.

Why Grip Strength Is So Important

Probably my biggest weakness is my grip strength. That’s why I always check out anything Jedd Johnson has to say on the subject. He is the master when it comes to this topic and today I have an awesome guest post from the man, himself. Check it out… Grip and Forearm Strength is an important aspect for anyone who trains with weights or competes in sports.  This is true for many reasons. Grip Strength helps your other lifts go up, in turn improving your weights lifted.  The way this happens is by a concept called Radiant… continue reading.