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The One Mistake to Avoid in Your Fat Loss Journey – Episode 432

I'm here today to shed some light on the biggest misconceptions and put you up on the mistakes to avoid to maximize muscle gain and fat loss.  continue reading.

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.

Armed & Dangerous

Big arms, you gotta love em’.   Peaked biceps… Horseshoe triceps… Full, round, cannon ball delts… If there is a red-blooded man with an even an ounce of testosterone who doesn’t want a pair of thick, muscular arms, I haven’t met him yet.   Although every man who trains wants them, few fulfill their potential to build jacked arms.   But with the right approach to training you can be one of the “lucky” few.  Here’s how you do it: 1. Use LESS weight on curling exercises If you’ve followed Renegade training methods for any length of time you know we’re all about… 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.

3 Ways to Build Muscle Fast

To build muscle fast you need to present the body with a stimulus that it isn’t used to. This stress will cause the body to adapt by building itself up bigger and stronger. Where most people go wrong is that they think they need to annihilate the muscle in order to elicit any type of response. This is counterproductive. When you annihilate the muscle with tons of sets, reps and constantly train to failure and beyon you drastically increase your recovery time. The problem with that is that training frequency is very important. So when you… continue reading.