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Rest Days Are The Best Days

Rest Days Are The Best Days

I have a confession to make, I didn’t train yesterday. I didn’t train the day before yesterday or the day before that. Truth be told, I didn’t train at all last week. You read it right. I didn’t lift a single dumbbell, barbell, or weight plate. I did not even do so much as a [...]

November 25, 2014Cavino Johnson Training Articles

Do You Even DOMS?

Do You Even DOMS?

The most common phrase you hear is that one should “never train a muscle when it is sore”. This phrase relates to what is commonly known as DOMS (Delayed Onset Muscle Soreness). Others will claim that you should be sore after lifting weights which reflects you had a good workout. As some feel that it will lead [...]

November 25, 2014Bob Kupniewski Training Articles

Natural Bodybuilding: True or False?

Natural Bodybuilding: True or False?

The wonderful world of natural bodybuilding. Let me start by saying that this piece will be full of my opinion, and those who do not agree with my views here, are completely entitled to their opposing opinion, respectfully. As a veteran natural pro bodybuilder for the better part of the last 8 years, I can [...]

November 20, 2014Cavino Johnson Training Articles

13 Moves For Muscle Growth

13 Moves For Muscle Growth

I’ll assume that we all know that free weights (i.e., dumbbells, barbells, weight plates) are the kings of the gym and the most necessary of all strength training. Some will say that the exercise machines are “bad for you”, while some will say that cable exercises are useless. It seems more and more that people [...]

November 13, 2014Cavino Johnson Training Articles

Understanding Periodization

Understanding Periodization

When it comes to working out it is not always about going to a gym and doing the same workout everyday for the rest of your life. Nor is it always going to be that workout split you see in the magazines that tell you to do chest on mondays, back on tuesday, legs on [...]

October 30, 2014Bob Kupniewski Training Articles

5 Moves For A Cobra Back

5 Moves For A Cobra Back

You here a lot about a nice chest. You hear a lot about “broad” shoulders. There’s always talk about big arms and huge legs… But, if you watched this year’s Olympia, and saw Kai Greene get into, now 4x Mr. Olympia, you may have heard Greene say, “Shows are won from the back…” What he [...]

October 21, 2014Cavino Johnson Training Articles

Muscle Building Chest Exercises | The Lost Files

Muscle Building Chest Exercises | The Lost Files

One body part that has always been a struggle for me to build is a thick and developed chest. One of the major factors regarding the chest (pectorals) is that it is a very tough body part to engage and also execute the motion properly to help stimulate the muscles. Some lifters when they get [...]

October 14, 2014Bob Kupniewski Training Articles

Massive Arms: 8 Moves You Aren’t Doing, But Should Be | Part 1

Massive Arms: 8 Moves You Aren’t Doing, But Should Be | Part 1

Of all the muscle groups on my physique, the ones I get asked about the most– my arms. I can’t say that I mind. They usually make people stare or start conversations like, “Dude, ok, ya gotta tell me– what do you do to get your arms that big?” That’s really a question that I [...]

October 9, 2014Cavino Johnson Training Articles

Youth and Exercise: Part One

Youth and Exercise: Part One

When I was a kid, I remember going outside to play. After homework and chores were done, I was out the door and you wouldn’t see me until– yep, those streetlights came on. We’d spend hours doing all kinds of stuff– kickball, dodgeball, stick ball, hide and seek, hand ball, redlight/greenlight, basketball, football… you get [...]

October 2, 2014Cavino Johnson Training Articles

Bodybuilding | Is It A Sport?

Bodybuilding | Is It A Sport?

I waited until I gathered as much information as I could, before writing this piece. I went so far as to take public social media polls, emailed some of my colleagues, I even asked my kids for their input, on the question– Is Bodybuilding a sport? Before we get into answering that question, let’s go [...]

September 18, 2014Cavino Johnson Training Articles