What RPE is and why you should care about it Hi, it’s Eric Helms here. Andy helped me create The Muscle and Strength Pyramid books and I’m happy to have this opportunity to talk about something I studied for my PhD and is close to my heart – Rating Perceived…
Training is exercise designed to deliver a specific adaptive stimulus to achieve the desired result.
Don’t just guess at it. Learn how to customize and adapt a program to minimize injury risk, and keep yourself progressing.
- 🏠 How To Adapt Your Training Program When You Don't Have Access To A Gym
- 🤷🏻♂️ How to Choose the Right Training Program
- 🏋🏻♂️ Beginner Powerlifting Program
- 🏋🏼♂️ Beginner Bodybuilding Program
- 🏋🏽♂️ Intermediate Powerlifting Program
- 🏋🏾♂️ Intermediate Bodybuilding Program
- 🏋🏿♂️ The Big 3 Workout [For Barbell Beginners]
- 🏋️ Three Day Split RPT [Abbreviated Routine]
- The 5 Training Principles That Matter
- A Guide to Exercise Selection
- How to Progress Training Loads — Rules for Novice and Intermediate Trainees
- What is Realistic Progress When Cutting?
- A Guide To Using RPE In Your Training
- A 6-Step Guide to Building Training Programs
- How to Address Weak Points in Your Lifts
- How to Break Training Plateaus
- How Stress Affects Your Program and Progress
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In bodybuilding, middle deltoid development is important to make you appear wider and tapered. Due to this, I often see emphasis placed on lateral raise variations and hear the concern that without their inclusion, delt development will lack. While I don’t dispute the importance of lateral raises (you will even…
Everyone starts their journey by taking a pre-built training program and trying it out. I made my first program choice after a three-minute perusal of my local supermarket’s magazine rack. That month’s copy of Men’s Health advertised a program promising 10 pounds of gains in 6 weeks, which was exactly…
A caloric deficit doesn’t have to come entirely from the diet, and you probably guessed that adding some cardiovascular work to expend more energy rather than restricting your energy intake alone, could also be useful. A simple way to estimate energy expenditure during cardio requires you to determine a rating…