Tag: Bodybuilding

Reclining Field Goal

May 02, 2019 | John Paul Catanzaro

https://youtu.be/JmKE_NC3qlQ I discovered this unique abdominal exercise about a decade ago in the e-book The Bodybuilding Truth by Nelson Monta...

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My Pterodactyl Wings

April 14, 2016 | John Paul Catanzaro

When it comes to bodybuilding, illusion is everything. Building huge delts and lats can help give you that classic "V" taper and make your waist look...

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Old-School Bodybuilding Supplement

January 21, 2016 | John Paul Catanzaro

Liver tablets were once a staple with old-school bodybuilders, but their popularity seemed to fade toward the end of the 20th century. That’s too b...

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Bodybuilding: Anti-Aging or Not? (Part 2)

October 07, 2015 | John Paul Catanzaro

https://youtu.be/rGgoCm1hofM With the right approach, bodybuilding can be one of the best things you do for your body, mind and spirit. In the v...

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Bodybuilding: Anti-Aging or Not? (Part 1)

October 06, 2015 | John Paul Catanzaro

Muscle mass tends to decrease as you age beyond your twenties. You can counter the "wasting away" process though with bodybuilding. It's one of the b...

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Your Future Look in Two Steps

September 08, 2015 | John Paul Catanzaro

You've decided that you have enough muscle mass on your frame and that it's time to refine it, so what do you do? Well, think of yourself as a scu...

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Success Leaves Clues

August 03, 2015 | John Paul Catanzaro

Let's look at the training routines of some of the top names during the golden era of bodybuilding. Each one of these champions had a strong body pa...

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How Do You Rate On A Scale Of 1-10?

July 31, 2015 | John Paul Catanzaro

These days competitive bodybuilding seems to be experiencing a bipolar disorder. On the professional end it's all about size. The more massive you ar...

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Lift Heavy for High Reps

July 06, 2015 | John Paul Catanzaro

https://youtu.be/s6H-xs0fPyM Legendary bodybuilders like Tom Platz and Robby Robinson were known to lift heavy for high reps. That was one of t...

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The “10 Sets of 10” Method

May 31, 2015 | John Paul Catanzaro

I hate to break the news but in strength training, there’s really nothing new under the sun. Take the popular "10 sets of 10 reps" method. Most mo...

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Two Ways to Equal Twenty-One in Bodybuilding

March 07, 2015 | John Paul Catanzaro

A popular method in bodybuilding is the 21-rep system, or simply “21s” for short. To give you a glimpse of how to perform this technique, here...

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The Joint-By-Joint Superset Routine

February 23, 2015 | John Paul Catanzaro

Here's a superset routine that attacks the entire body one joint at a time. It's a split routine where the lower body is trained on Day 1 and the u...

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Mass Explosion: New Muscle-Building System

January 03, 2015 | John Paul Catanzaro

My new book, Mass Explosion: Blast Through Your Training Plateaus!, is now available! Mass Explosion is a comprehensive guide to the art and scien...

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Ride The Extensive-Intensive Wave For Maximum Muscle Mass

February 14, 2014 | John Paul Catanzaro

If you’ve been in the muscle-building game for a while, you know quite well that you can’t stay on one routine forever. No matter how well you do...

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Moderate Rules For Maximum Results: It's About Time You Start Growing!

January 12, 2014 | John Paul Catanzaro

As you hit your 40s, 50s and beyond, you realize that you are no longer able to do what you did in your late teens, 20s and even early 30s. Weights t...

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The One-Lift-A-Day Cure: A Training Prescription For Larger And Stronger Muscles!

September 13, 2013 | John Paul Catanzaro

When I first started lifting seriously in a commercial gym, my routine consisted of one body part a day. I'd go to the gym and absolutely trash that ...

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The Power Rack And The Power Pill

May 31, 2013 | John Paul Catanzaro

Walk into any gym and what comes to mind: fake boobs, synthol arms, lipo six-pack, calf implants, or “that guy’s juicing, for sure!” We all do ...

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The Muscle-Building Discovery For Solid Calves

June 13, 2012 | John Paul Catanzaro

In my small home gym, I have three dedicated machines for calf training: a standing calf raise unit that goes up to 600 pounds, a seated calf raise m...

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Everything You Need To Know About Supersets And More (Part 2)

May 29, 2012 | John Paul Catanzaro

Some guys seek size at any expense. They don’t care if their joints take a beating in the process. To them it’s “carpe diem,” seize the day a...

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Eccentric Training: How to Obtain Positive Results From a Negative Action

May 12, 2012 | John Paul Catanzaro

Eccentric training will catapult strength and athletic performance to a new level if used appropriately. In order to lift a weight, muscular force mu...

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