Body Weight Chest and Leg Routine for Muscle Growth

There’s nothing as satisfying as a good pump in the chest and arms. There’s also something to be said for possessing legs that feel more like a pair of cyborg limbs that can withstand anything you throw at them. Body weight training is fantastic for accomplishing these goals anytime and …

The Fit RebelBody Weight Chest and Leg Routine for Muscle Growth

My Calf Building Secrets

Building a large set of calves is not easy, but many folks are making it 10x more difficult than it needs to be. Inefficient technique and poor equipment choices are largely to blame which is why I made this unique piece of equipment that’s simple, cheap and greatly enhances your …

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Today’s Back, Bicep and Hamstring Workout

It’s been a while since I’ve done one of these videos showing my daily workout so here you go. Keep in min mind that my routine is always evolving and growing so each workout is like a snowflake different in some way. So it’s not like I’m going to do …

The Fit RebelToday’s Back, Bicep and Hamstring Workout

3 Tools to Quantify Your Body Weight Training

One of the biggest arguments made for using weights over calisthenics is that you can measure and track the amount of resistance you’re using. This is a pretty good argument because if you’re not able to quantify and track your progress every workout is nothing more than a guessing game …

The Fit Rebel3 Tools to Quantify Your Body Weight Training

12 Reasons You’re Not Building Muscle With Body Weight Training

There isn’t a doubt in my mind that you can build a substantial amount of muscle and strength through body weight training. In fact, I train with body weight exercise because there are some massive  advantages body weight training has over weight training when it comes to building muscle. Still, some …

The Fit Rebel12 Reasons You’re Not Building Muscle With Body Weight Training

Are Barbell Squats Fake?

I spent nearly 15 years living under a barbell to make my legs stronger. I subscribed to the idea that that barbell back squat was the undisputed king of leg training. When I shifted over to body weight training I prayed to the gods of leg strength that I wouldn’t …

The Fit RebelAre Barbell Squats Fake?

The Most Important Factor in Your New Diet or Exercise Program

I often receive emails from folks who are new to fitness asking me what the most important factor is in their new workout or diet plans. I always give the same advice which is just concern yourself with establishing a consistent habit of training. Consistency is by far the biggest …

The Fit RebelThe Most Important Factor in Your New Diet or Exercise Program

How to Progress in Calisthenics

  I’m often asked how to make progress in calisthenics. I understand where this question is coming from. With weight training it seems easier to track progress since you can attach a number to how hard you’re working. If you lift 100 pounds 10 times and then can lift it …

The Fit RebelHow to Progress in Calisthenics

Body Weight Training on the Smith Machine

  Even though you can do body weight training almost anywhere you find yourself, the gym is still an ideal place to train. There are many pieces of gym equipment which can add new dimensions to your bodyweight training. The smith machine is just one such piece of equipment. While typically used …

The Fit RebelBody Weight Training on the Smith Machine