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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+00:00 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+00:00 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+00:00 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+00:00 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+00:00 November 9th, 2018|Ron Harris, The Press|

3 tips for staying in decent shape this off-season

By Ron Harris For most bodybuilders, Labor Day and the official end of summer means it’s time to commence their ‘off-season,’ or at least that it’s almost that time. The off-season is when we collectively switch gears from leaning out and trying to carve up some cuts to making it our daily purpose to become [...]

2018-09-13T20:33:51+00:00 September 13th, 2018|Ron Harris, The Press|

Blowing up a target muscle in one place

By Ron Harris Supersets are one of the most effective and efficient ways to increase your training intensity. For the uninitiated, they are defined as moving directly from one exercise to another, with as little rest as possible. Typically, both exercises target the same muscle or muscle group.  Their only real limitation is that you [...]

2018-08-23T15:29:59+00:00 August 23rd, 2018|Ron Harris, The Press|

Why higher-frequency could blow up your gains

By Ron Harris What if a commonly held belief about training, that the vast majority adhere to and allow to dictate the framework of their training week, turned out to be wrong? Hold on to your weight belts people, because most of us have fed into a self-imposed ‘rule’ that has most likely limited the [...]

2018-07-06T11:40:47+00:00 July 6th, 2018|Ron Harris, The Press|

Antagonistic supersets – a lost gem

By Ron Harris Supersets are one of the most effective training techniques you will ever use to shock your muscles into new growth. You’ve probably done them on many occasions yourself, but I’m guessing they were either the standard sequence of two exercises back-to-back for the same body part, or the ‘pre-exhaust’ version in which [...]

2018-06-13T15:14:29+00:00 June 13th, 2018|Ron Harris, The Press|

Sweep up the Competition – How to improve your outer quad sweep

By Ron Harris When you train your quads, what’s your goal? Chances are you’re forever attempting to make them grow. This is bodybuilding, and the motto we lift by is ‘bigger is better.’ But hopefully raw bulk is not your only concern. We also want to have aesthetically pleasing shape to our physiques. There are [...]

2018-05-10T22:22:53+00:00 May 10th, 2018|Ron Harris, The Press|

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