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  • Do You Know Squat ?

    Have you heard any of the following recommendations? “Don’t let your knees go over your toes when you squat, because it’s...

    Blog PostDoug BrignoleDecember 30, 2014
  • Bodybuilding: Art or Mass Appeal

    With increasing frequency, we’re hearing a segment of the bodybuilding fan base speaking out against the trend toward ever more massive...

    Blog PostDoug BrignoleNovember 13, 2014
  • For the Love of Bodybuilding

    I started lifting weights at the age of 14, and entered my first bodybuilding contest at the age of 16.  That...

    Blog PostDoug BrignoleJune 13, 2014
  • Why “Push-Ups” Aren’t So Good

    It may seem “shocking” to hear someone say something negative about Push-Ups.  We’ve probably ALL done them, at some point in...

    Blog PostDoug BrignoleMarch 29, 2014
  • Controlled Burn

    Techniques for Managing Muscle Fatigue for Growth Before you get excited, thinking that this article is about how to reduce or...

    Blog PostDoug BrignoleSeptember 3, 2013
  • The Best Lat Exercise

    Before we begin talking about the best Lat exercise, we should first establish a few things - namely, where our Latissimus...

    Blog PostDoug BrignoleJune 13, 2013
  • The Best Pectoral Exercise

    It’s safe to say that all of us were originally introduced to weight training exercises by our predecessors.  And our predecessors...

    Blog PostDoug BrignoleMarch 8, 2013
  • “Core” Values or Fitness Folly ?

    There have been so many people jumping on the “Core” bandwagon, I feel it necessary to suss out what “Core” is,...

    Blog PostDoug BrignoleMarch 3, 2013
  • Evaluating Parallel Bar Dips as a Pectoral Exercise

    For many years, the Parallel Bar Dip has been considered a key exercise for pectoral development.  Many of us have seen...

    Blog PostDoug BrignoleJanuary 29, 2013
  • Trapezius Training: Alternate Angles

    Training the traps can be a bit tricky, because of the unique anatomical configuration of the muscle.  It’s fan-shaped, originating over...

    Blog PostDoug BrignoleDecember 21, 2012
  • “Triceps Pushdowns” & the Myth of Shaping the Triceps

    You’ve probably noticed that “Triceps Pushdowns” - a common cable exercise for the back of the arms - can be done...

    Blog PostDoug BrignoleOctober 6, 2012
  • US Anti-Doping Agency Fails the Fairness Test

    With the recent news that Lance Armstrong has elected to no longer contest the accusations that he used performance enhancing drugs...

    Blog PostDoug BrignoleAugust 31, 2012
  • A Better Way To Work the Lower Back

    The two exercises most commonly used to develop the lower back are the Dead-Lift and the exercise known as “Hyper-extentions” (...that’s...

    Blog PostDoug BrignoleAugust 12, 2012
  • What It Takes to Succeed

    Now that the Olympics are occurring in London, and are being televised all over the world, many people are finding themselves...

    Blog PostDoug BrignoleJuly 30, 2012
  • Ideal Training Frequency (for bodybuilding)

    One of the subjects that is most discussed in regards to muscle building is the issue of how frequently one should...

    Blog PostDoug BrignoleJuly 11, 2012