How to Progress Training from Home

BY STEFAN IANEV - Apr 10, 2020

There’s one big question on everyones mind right now; How to progress training from home with limited equipment? Right now, with so many gyms around the world being shut down and everyone locked in their homes due to the Coronavirus epidemic...

Are you "cheating" yourself by being too strict all the time?

BY STEFAN IANEV - Dec 12, 2019

If you look around in gyms around the world, most of the biggest guys, including pro bodybuilders can be seen throwing around some heavy ass weights with seemingly sloppy form. Even the great Arnold Schwarzenegger who in his books and the encyclo...

The "Sweet Spot"

BY STEFAN IANEV - Feb 11, 2018

How many times have we all heard or read phrases like you must use a full range of motion, go all the way down, lock out at the top, touch the bar to your chest, ass to grass, partial range equals partial development, and the list goes on. To maxi...

Increase Volume and Frequency for Faster Results

BY STEFAN IANEV - Apr 19, 2018

Although I am a fan of heavy lifting I am really starting to believe frequency and volume are much more important for hypertrophy and body comp than intensity. Yes you need to lift heavy to increase strength because you need to train synchroniza...

How To Progress Effectively For Long Term Success

BY STEFAN IANEV - May 11, 2018

If you have read some of my previous articles or social media posts then you no doubt know Im a big fan of volume when it comes to making drastic changes in body composition especially for advanced lifters. If you haven’t already I...

The Top 5 Most Overrated Exercises

BY STEFAN IANEV - Jul 26, 2018

Exercise selection is one of the most important variables when it comes to effective program design. Not all exercises are created equal and no two individuals will respond the same to a given exercise due to individual biomechanics. However, there a...

Can I Get a Spot Bro?

BY STEFAN IANEV - Nov 22, 2018

In the last few days I've had several young dudes approach me on the gym floor and ask me for a spot.  As I was in the middle of my own workout and it’s also not my place to give unsolicited advice I politely went over t...