Skip to main content

Workouts for Bigger Arms

Workouts for Bigger Arms - Dude, I’ve been there. You’re young, you want bigger arms by summer, and you’re ready to train yourself into the ground trying to get them. Believe me, I know. I come from a serious lifting background (I ran my own hardcore gym for more than 10 years), and I understand the mentality: “Never leave a rep in the tank and always lift heavy.” And while I wouldn’t say that way of thinking is all wrong (my old training buddies would kick my ass if I did), it does need to be controlled. Learning to harness your animal instincts in the gym will go a long way toward getting those arms this summer, and it's the key take-home lesson in the program that follows.

Workouts for Bigger Arms

After all, a lot of guys just like to do reps. They pick up some dumbbells and start curling until they can’t lift their arms anymore. Then they rest and repeat, knocking out set after set, all the while thinking more is better. But if brute effort were all it took to make progress, you’d see a lot more guys busting out of their sleeves, rather than getting big pumps that deflate an hour later when they’re trying on shirts. Our program is going to let you push yourself, but you’ll do it when and how we say, and you’ll grow a lot faster as a result.

LOAD AND DELOAD
I’ve designed thousands of programs over the years for guys with lots of guts and little patience—guys who just wanted to get jacked. And in that time, I’ve never seen anything that works better than the formula you’re going to follow for the next eight weeks. The program is divided into two phases. The first phase will build your tolerance for volume, a major program variable when trying to add muscle. You’ll start with three sets for most of the exercises, and then you’ll add a set in Week 2, increasing the total volume. In Week 3, you’ll do the same number of sets, but you’ll increase the weight, furthering the challenge. By Week 4, it’s time to go for broke as you add weight and another set.

Workouts for Bigger Arms

Comments

Popular posts from this blog

Urban Meyer Stepping Down

Urban Meyer Stepping Down - Well, it appears as if it’s deja vu all over again.

Less than 12 months after retiring and then un-retiring, Urban Meyer is apparently stepping down as Florida’s head coach. There’s no word on if he will be stepping back up tomorrow.

Urban Meyer Stepping Down

According to Todd Wright of Sporting News radio, GatorUpdates.com and AOL Fanhouse‘s Brett McMurphy Meyer will announce at a 5 p.m. ET press conference Wednesday that he is resigning/retiring as the Gators’ head coach. There are no further details available at this time, other than GatorUpdates reporting over the weekend that Meyer checked into a hospital the week of the UGA game and has been undergoing tests since.

Obviously, we’ll have more on this story throughout the day and well into the night…

Urban Meyer Stepping Down

Matt Cassel Undergoes Appendectomy

Matt Cassel Undergoes Appendectomy - The mystery of Matt Cassel missing practice Wednesday coupled with the Kansas City Chiefs promoting quarterback Tyler Palko has been solved.

The team has announced that Cassel underwent an appendectomy on Wednesday morning. The Chiefs say they expect Cassel to return to work this week. Returning to work and being ready to perform well in the team’s biggest game of the season on Sunday against San Diego are two different things. ESPN’s Adam Schefter is reporting the Chiefs are viewing Cassel as being questionable to play in the game.

Clearly, this is terrible timing. The Chiefs are 8-4 and would take a major step toward the playoffs with a win over the Chargers. Cassel has played very well for the past two months. If he can’t play, the brittle Brodie Croyle would face the Chiefs in his first action of the season. Croyle last played in Week 13 of the 2009 season.

Matt Cassel Undergoes Appendectomy

Cassel’s availability will come down to whether he…

100-calorie Packs Diet

100-calorie Packs Diet - Did you know recent studies show chronic dieters tend to consume more calories when foods and packages are smaller? Consumer behavior was observed in the study regarding "mini-packs," 100-calorie food packages that are marketed to help people control calorie intake.

The study revealed that one group that over-consumes the mini-packs is chronic dieters - individuals making a conscious effort in trying to manage their weight and food intake.

This shows that the distorted perception of small packages may actually undermine dieters' attempts to limit calories.

Consider this: Consumers perceive the mini-packs to be a generous portion of food - numerous small food morsels in each pack and multiple mini-packs in each box - while on the other hand, consumers perceive the mini-packs to be diet food. For chronic dieters, this perceptual dilemma causes a tendency to overeat, due to their emotion-laden relationship with food.

In a series of focus group studi…