fitness myths

4 Harmful Muscle-Building Myths Uncovered

In this article I’m going to expose 4 very common muscle-building myths in order to keep you on the proper path to the mind-blowing muscle and strength gains you deserve. If you’re serious about making a solid commitment to a muscle-building program, you need to be very careful of who you take advice from. Bodybuilding[…]

Rear view of a young male bodybuilder doing heavy weight exercise  with dumbbells against dark background

A brief history of Strength training & the “Double-Eight” Technque

Wayne L. Westcott, Ph.D., Rita La Rosa Loud, B.S., Sheryl Rosa, B.S. Until almost 1950, weight training was considered an undesirable and dangerous physical activity, especially for athletes. Although a small number of weight lifters and body builders exercised with barbells and dumbbells, this type of training was not accepted by physicians, physical education teachers or coaches. In the late[…]


Delayed onset muscle soreness (DOMS)

What is  and what causes it? Whether you work out regularly or have simply over exerted yourself occasionally, it is almost certain that you have at some point experienced delayed onset of muscle soreness, or DOMS for short. DOMS is the feeling of muscle soreness, stiffness, loss of strength and sometimes swelling that occurs in[…]