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5 Moves For Boulder Shoulders

5 Moves For Boulder Shoulders

Many people believe that the V-taper of a physique lies solely in the lats (latissimus dorsi). Though this has validity, the lats are just a part of what makes any physique appear to have that letter V shape. Let’s factor in the size of one’s torso and the outer pecs. But, more importantly, let’s not [...]

September 16, 2014Cavino Johnson Training Articles

Deadlift | Tips and Accessories

Deadlift | Tips and Accessories

When many step up to the bar to deadlift the one phrase that rings in their head is “Grip it and Rip it”. While this may be the case for the majority who deadlift you also have to factor that small cues can make a drastic difference in adding weight to the bar. Along with [...]

September 11, 2014Bob Kupniewski Training Articles

Why It’s NOT Ok For Women To Lift and Lift Heavy

Why It’s NOT Ok For Women To Lift and Lift Heavy

Now that I’ve gotten your attention… Women, I have constructed a very detailed list as to why it is NOT ok for you to lift weights or lift heavy: 1) You will look like a man. No, seriously. As soon as you pick up your first barbell, you instantly become a man. Your breasts disappear. [...]

August 28, 2014Cavino Johnson Training Articles

Q & A with Muscle Book Trainer | Cavino Johnson

Q & A with Muscle Book Trainer | Cavino Johnson

On a daily basis, I receive several questions, either through emails or social media. Most of the questions are repetitive, so I decided that I would do a weekly Muscle Book Q&A so that you can benefit from the answers I give. “How much weight should I be lifting?” “That’s a tough question to answer. [...]

August 13, 2014Cavino Johnson Training Articles

Why Your Fitness Goals Have Failed | Workout vs Training

Why Your Fitness Goals Have Failed | Workout vs Training

Honestly, I have started this “article” several times, only to delete it, then try it, again. I was egg-shelling, really, which is something I really hate doing. Being that we live in a society that feels the need to defend some of the most absurd crap with no justification, I almost feared the backlash of [...]

August 6, 2014Cavino Johnson Training Articles

Is the Muscle Book a scam?

Is the Muscle Book a scam?

You visit the Athletic Xtreme website and immediately upon arrival you see “the banner”. It calls to you and entices you to get started. You want muscle, but you don’t want to fall for a gimmick. No one wants to fall for marketing hype. It’s not worth your time if it’s going to waste your [...]

July 29, 2014Brandon Hahn Training Articles

Anywhere, Anytime

Anywhere, Anytime

Some of you that follow my Facebook page know that I, recently, went on a beach vacation with my family. As always, one of the first things I do in planning my vacation, is find the best gym in the area so that I don’t miss a training session. Once we got to our hotel, [...]

July 23, 2014Cavino Johnson Training Articles

4 Compound Lifts That You Need To Be Doing

4 Compound Lifts That You Need To Be Doing

I live in the gym. Well, not literally. I do have a home gym, though. What I mean by living in the gym is that I am always there. Because of this and because of my experience, I am bombarded with the sights of many people that shy away from doing many exercises that would [...]

July 8, 2014Cavino Johnson Training Articles

Why You Need A Trainer… and Why You Dont

Why You Need A Trainer… and Why You Dont

Oh, boy… what a touchy subject. You guys have no idea how much crap I get for voicing my opinions on the average personal trainer. So, before I dive into this, head first, if you are a personal trainer and feel that this piece will hurt your feelings, exit, with grace. Plethora of Personal Trainers [...]

July 1, 2014Cavino Johnson Training Articles

Cheaters DO Win

Cheaters DO Win

So, if you are a subscriber to the FREE training program, The Muscle Book, then you know that I, personally, design that program weekly. In it’s design, I incorporate nearly every thing I have learned in all my years lifting. A lot of what I put into the program has led me to becoming an [...]

June 19, 2014Cavino Johnson Training Articles