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Fill in the Gaps!: How to complete your physique

By Ron Harris If you consider yourself a bodybuilder, then your goal must be to ultimately build a complete, balanced physique. All muscle groups should be developed in proportion to each other, with nothing overpowering the rest of the physique, and certainly no glaring weak points. Yet we see incomplete physiques everywhere. Guys will have [...]

2019-08-11T22:53:10-04:00 August 11th, 2019|Ron Harris, The Press|

Tried and True VS. New and Improved – Why the old school methods still deliver

By Ron Harris It’s only natural to assume that newer methods and technology are always superior to those of the past. In cases such as phones and computers, you would be correct. But think about today’s cars and movies versus the classics – the 2019 versions don’t have that same advantage. And so it goes [...]

2019-06-23T11:12:03-04:00 June 23rd, 2019|Ron Harris, The Press|

Don’t Give Up! 4 ways to keep gaining when you need to go lighter on compound movements

By Ron Harris Sooner or later it will happen. Either an injury or a more insidious long-term degradation of the joints like arthritis will force you to lighten up considerably on the meat-and-potato compound movements that built most of your muscle mass. That’s when a lot of people just give up and quit lifting. They [...]

2019-05-17T16:45:18-04:00 May 17th, 2019|Ron Harris, The Press|

GET A LEG UP! 5 tips to get your wheels growing now

By Ron Harris Winter is over and the sun is shining bright. It’s time to break out the shorts. That is, unless your legs are so scrawny, you’re more inclined to hide them in long pants even if the mercury hits 90 degrees or more. There’s no reason to settle for sub-par development in your [...]

2019-04-16T19:58:40-04:00 April 16th, 2019|Ron Harris, The Press|

Play the long game and keep gaining for decades

By Ron Harris There aren’t many sports where you can continue improving well into middle age. Many, like swimming, gymnastics, basketball, boxing, and football see athletes achieving their pinnacle anywhere from age 16 to 25 and beginning a slow decline in performance from that point on. Bodybuilding is rather unique in that a man or [...]

2019-03-14T13:56:14-04:00 March 14th, 2019|Ron Harris, The Press|

Full Range of Motion for Full Muscular Development

By Ron Harris EGO LIFTING IN THE AGE OF SOCIAL MEDIA Ego lifting is nothing new. From the time men started hoisting iron to get fitter roughly 130 years ago, some jokers with handlebar mustaches were probably using terrible form in order to put up heavier weights and impress their fellow physical culturists at the [...]

2019-02-16T14:37:34-04:00 February 16th, 2019|Ron Harris, The Press|

The Basics Never Go Out of Style

By Ron Harris Training has gotten tremendously fancier and complicated over the last few years, or at least that’s what you would believe if you were going by what was posted on Instagram and YouTube. Since it’s all about likes, views, and followers on those platforms, we’ve seen an explosion of men and women, most [...]

2019-01-17T13:31:21-04:00 January 17th, 2019|Ron Harris, The Press|

Your simple checklist to guarantee you kill it in the gym

By Ron Harris “How was your workout?” Most of us are asked this question all the time. It might be at the gym in the locker room or on the way out, or maybe your significant other poses this question. Are you always able to say it was a great one? If not, don’t blame [...]

2018-12-26T14:17:09-04:00 December 26th, 2018|Ron Harris, The Press|

7 Ways to Maximize your Swole

By Ron Harris Why would you want to get a pump every time you train? That’s like asking why anyone would want things like love, happiness, or success. When extra blood flows into your muscle tissue and becomes temporarily trapped, your muscles look bigger and fuller. Veins stand out as they strain against your skin [...]

2018-11-09T16:38:43-04:00 November 9th, 2018|Ron Harris, The Press|

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