What the Deadlift IS and Is NOT…

The deadlift is not a squat.

The deadlift’s prime mover is not the “lower back” nor should it be categorized as a lower back exercise, primarily.

There is not one deadlift that will look the same, but every good deadlift will follow certain principals.

The deadlift is not a squat. 

Where the hips start in the deadlift is […]

By |November 23rd, 2015|

Intro to Coach Adam & Boss of Bosses Meet (Part 2)

In case you missed it, catch up on Part 1 here.

Now, during my prep for this meet I had the best training cycle of my career with regard to my squat… I felt there was no weight I could not lift and I was prepared to hit a HUGE squat PR.

My best squat in a meet […]

By |November 12th, 2015|

7 Steps To Increase Your Appetite & Ignite Your Growth

You probably know you can’t pack on muscle if you’re not eating enough. Unfortunately, many bodybuilders have no idea just how many extra calories they really need to grow.

You might even know I recommend bodybuilders eat at least a thousand extra calories over maintenance — every day — when trying to gain mass? Sometimes […]

By |April 7th, 2015|

Why Nutritional Micro-Cycles Build Muscle Faster

In the first article of this series we looked at 5 ways the traditional bulking diet is a waste of time, even downright unhealthy.

In the second, we broke down the science behind hormones – how a bulk negatively affects insulin management and ways bulking can get you fatter instead of bigger.

We wrapped by introducing […]

By |January 27th, 2015|

Master Your Insulin Sensitivity For Rapid and Sustained Muscle Building

In the first article of this series, I broke down bulking diets… Why they’re overrated, grossly ineffective, and potentially unhealthy.

Today I’m going to introduce you to a new way of adding muscle mass, one that will build muscle and melt bodyfat – at the same time.

But first, lets talk about two powerful allies in […]

By |January 15th, 2015|

Understanding the Macros: Protein (Part 2)

by David Robson

(click here for part 1)

Power proteins: which are best?
To ensure the proteins we consume are packed with the anabolic goodness essential amino acids provide, we may determine their Biological Value (BV), Protein Efficiency Ratio (PER), and Net Protein Utilization (NPU).
The net protein component of a given food may not be the […]

By |September 6th, 2014|

Foundational Training for Muscle-Building Success (Part 3)

Ladies and Gents, I’m back again today with part 3 of the series, and this time we’re getting to the action… EXERCISE EXECUTION!

We’ll delve into a number of things you can do to OPTIMIZE and DOMINATE EVERY REP that you perform to take your muscle-growth through the freakin’ roof!

If you’ve missed parts one and […]

By |September 1st, 2014|

HIGH CARB Diets: Why I DON’T recommend them …and what to do if you’re suffering the consequences!

What you do now affects your body down the road.
If you cram yourself full of carbohydrates on a daily basis, regardless of type of carb (even low GI carbs), your body must process these carbs and your insulin sensitivity will be decreased.

Over time, insulin resistance (the inability to use carbohydrates) is inevitable for 98% […]

By |August 27th, 2014|

Pre and Peri Workout Nutrition

When hypertrophy (muscle building) is your main goal, the food and nutrients you consume around the workout is by far the most important aspect in maximizing growth and optimizing recovery.

If you’re looking to immediately accelerate growth and improve body composition, then you’d better sit down and take some notes. This is exactly where you […]

By |August 5th, 2014|

Essential of Exercise #2

Welcome back to MI40 University. Today Ben will be discussing essential number 2 in his “6 Essentials of Exercise” series… take a look as he walks Maria through it:

By |August 4th, 2014|