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High vs Low Sets For Building Muscle

In Methods & Success Mindset, Uncategorized by The Fit Rebel

Some people build muscle using as little as a single hard work set. Others enjoy workouts involving set after set after set. It’s certainly possible to build muscle with either strategy. I’ve done it with both myself, but you might have an affinity towards one style over the other. That’s why I made this video, so you can compare the …

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How to Love Leg Day

In Leg Training, Uncategorized by The Fit Rebel

There’s a reason why skipping leg day is a popular meme on the internet. Training legs is hard, really hard plus it sucks a lot of energy out of you. Couple that with the fact that a lot of guys just don’t appreciate leg strength in comparison to the beach muscles and you’ve got quite an uphill battle. All of …

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Pull Up Combo for a Thicker Back

In Pull Up & Biceps Training, Uncategorized by The Fit Rebel

They say that if someone has large biceps from pull ups they will suffer from a skinny weak back. This is because of what I call elbow domination which is when the mind if more focused on flexing the elbow as opposed to extending the shoulder. That’s why I love this funky little pull up combo that involves twice as …

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Veterano Plus Workout for Muscle Mass

In Methods & Success Mindset, Uncategorized by The Fit Rebel

It’s been a few months since I unleashed my Veterano Plus workout and the results have been nothing but positive. People are recovering faster, getting stronger and just generally having a blast with it. I’m often asked if it’s a good workout for building muscle. I hear ya, personally, I need that muscle building potential to keep me motivated. I have …

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Honest Muscle Building Facts

In DIY Fitness Equipment & Reviews, Uncategorized by The Fit Rebel

In this week’s podcast I pull back the curtain on what’s most important towards your muscle building exercise. I’m pulling no punches on this one and you’ll want to listen to it at least twice to get everything important from it. What happens at a cellular level that causes muscle growth. Why the workout tools you use are not really all …

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2 Weaknesses Preventing Your Muscle Growth

In Methods & Success Mindset, Uncategorized by The Fit Rebel

I’ve written about fragmented muscle tension in the Chain Training PDF and in various articles. Basically it means your muscle activation is lacking in certain areas of your body which create “holes” of weakness. These holes can prevent some of the bigger muscles from optimally working. In short, tension holes hold back your entire strength and physical development. In this …

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Improve Chain Training With Isometrics

In Methods & Success Mindset, Uncategorized by The Fit Rebel

  Your muscle building success depends heavily upon how well you create and manipulate your muscular tension. When you improve how well you generate and control you make much faster progress. Using isometric exercises can greatly improve your muscle tension use and thus your muscle building gains. Check out this video for some prime examples!  

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Is Body Weight Training Safe if You’re Overweight?

In Diet-Free Healthy Eating / Fat Loss/ Nutrition, Methods & Success Mindset, Uncategorized by The Fit Rebel

Summery: Yes, calisthenics is ideal for those who are overweight and this guide is a great place to get started. Here’s why: I understand why someone, who is over weight, would be nervous about body weight training. Their whole goal is to become lighter and leaner. They have been told by countless influences, including health experts, that that their weight …

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Building Muscle With Calisthenics vs Weights

In Methods & Success Mindset, Uncategorized by The Fit Rebel

Despite the differences, building muscle and strength through calisthenics is not any different than using weights. The principals are the same: Use basic compound movements. Keep a consistent routine. Focus on progression. Optimize recovery through adequate rest and diet. It doesn’t matter if you prefer push ups over the bench press or weight machines to suspension straps. You can get …

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Hamstring Building Crab Crawls

In Leg Training, Uncategorized by The Fit Rebel

  Hamstrings are the backbone of your leg strength. If they’re weak you’re weak end of story. While bridges and squats are great, there’s still the potential or a kink in your armor to hold you back. These crawls do wonders to fill in the gaps and make sure your whole posterior chain is as strong as it can be.

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The Front Lever for Beginners

In Core & Abs Training, Playground Workouts, Pull Up & Biceps Training, Uncategorized by The Fit Rebel

  Front levers are magic. They work your entire back super hard, yet keep your spine and lower back safe. They will also lock down your back tension which carries over to improving almost every exercise imaginable. They are crazy efficient too. Just grab a bar, hang for a 10-15 seconds and you’re done one set. Check out this video …

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Build Muscle Without Adding Reps

In Suspension Training, Uncategorized by The Fit Rebel

When it comes to building muscle through calisthenics you don’t want to become a rep chaser. A rep chaser is someone who’s primary focus of progression is doing more reps. Forget adding intensity or improving technique, the best way to get stronger is just doing more reps than ever before. Adding reps is good, but it should not be your primary …

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Cure Muscle Imbalances With Calisthenics

In Core & Abs Training, Uncategorized by The Fit Rebel

  Muscle imbalances are running rampant through our fitness culture. They cause joint pain, poor performance, weight gain, frustration and not to mention they screw up your body language and make you look terrible. So…yea they more than suck. Problem is, hard training isn’t always an ideal solution. Half the time it’s that hard training creating those imbalances in the …

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How to Breath For Faster Muscle Growth

In Uncategorized by The Fit Rebel

  Your breathing can make or break your muscle building workout. If your breathing is off you can fatigue in the wrong way making your muscle building efforts almost pointless. On the plus side, proper breathing can take your workouts, and your muscle building, to a new level.

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How to Turn on Your Abs

In Uncategorized by The Fit Rebel

All of the core training and scientifically proven workouts are worthless if your mind has trouble turning on your abs int he first place. Our modern society has created an epidemic of “sleepy abs” and no amount of leg raises or sit ups are going to save you until you improve your abdominal engagement. Thankfully, it’s not difficult to wake …

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Does Convict Conditioning Cause Muscle Imbalances?

In Uncategorized by The Fit Rebel

I continue to come across people who are concerned that a Convict Conditioning will create muscle imbalances. This is understandable because there are two upper body pushing moves (push ups and hand stand push ups) and only one upper body pulling move with pull ups. Well rest assured you won’t have any muscle imbalances. If anything you may even iron …

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Slide Bridges Build More Muscle

In Uncategorized by The Fit Rebel

Bridges just might be one of the most important exercises you can do. It’s not just because it cures almost every problem afflicting those who sit all day. It’s also trains your back to provide better support for every upper body exercise from push ups to biceps curls. So bridges don’t just make your spine, back and health better, they …

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The Squat Myth That Causes Knee Pain

In Uncategorized by The Fit Rebel

I’ve suffered knee pain, in one way or another for most of my life. Most of it was due to stupid stuff, like ignoring that knee pain and continuing to train hard, but now I realize it was also due to following unnatural squat rules like trying to keep most of my weight on my heels and preventing my knees from …

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In Methods & Success Mindset, Uncategorized by The Fit Rebel

The great thing about calisthenics and bodyweight training is you can train anytime you like. You’re not restricted to a gym and you can jump into a set of push ups or squats anywhere you find yourself. The bad thing about calisthenics and bodyweight training is you can train anytime you like. You run the risk of quickly doing too much, …

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The Veterano + Calisthenics Workout

In Methods & Success Mindset, Uncategorized by The Fit Rebel

I haven’t been this excited about a new workout program since, well, since ever. Seriously, I’m in love with this new workout because it solves so many issues I’ve been struggling with over the years. I’ve don’t high volume training which was great at honing my calisthenics skills but it stunted my recovery and muscle growing potential. I’ve done low …

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How Stability Helps You Build Muscle

In Methods & Success Mindset, Suspension Training, Uncategorized by The Fit Rebel

  There are many reasons why you’re struggling to build muscle and strength. Muscle control and stability is one such reason. Your body is only going to allow you to become so strong if your balance and body control is lacking. Some methods build strength but not stability. Other’s build stability and not much strength. That’s why I recommend methods …

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Set Training vs Circuit Training

In Methods & Success Mindset, Uncategorized by The Fit Rebel

There are a million ways you can structure a workout, but most methods fall under the category of either set and rest style training or circuit training. We could debate for ages over the merits of each but I made it simple for you with this video. It should tell you everything you need to know so you can select …

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Is “Follow Your Passion” Bad Advice?

In Methods & Success Mindset, Uncategorized by The Fit Rebel

Following your passion is common advice in the business world, and it’s something I’ve stood behind for years. After all, that’s the “red” in Red Delta Project with red symbolizing passion and desire. While passion and desire is still a critical component to your success recent lessons I’m learning some new information that’s turning the idea of “follow your passion” …

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Overlap Progression in Convict Conditioning

In Uncategorized by The Fit Rebel

One of the most popular topics I’m asked about is when and how someone can progress in body weight training. Progression in calisthenics still seems to be a mystery for many people. Most of the time, it’s just a simple case of people over thinking things. It’s a myth that you have to progress along a very specific path in …

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Why Even Small Distractions Kill Results

In Diet-Free Healthy Eating / Fat Loss/ Nutrition, Methods & Success Mindset, Uncategorized by The Fit Rebel

Distractions are pure poison for your fitness results. No matter what you want, from weight loss to running faster, distractions make you work twice as hard for half the result. In this week’s podcast I expose why even small “harmless” distractions can halt your progress for years regardless of what your routine looks like.  

9 Things I Did to Build Muscle Faster

In Methods & Success Mindset, Uncategorized by The Fit Rebel

Building muscle and strength is a process that takes consistent practice over long periods of time. Sometimes, you’ll do something that will speed up your progress. So I wanted to share with you a handful of things I’ve done that have resulted in a quick jump in muscle and strength.

Calf Training for Size & Strength

In Leg Training, Uncategorized by The Fit Rebel

Calves are one of the most stubborn muscle groups in the body, but it doesn’t have to be so. After all, they are just like any other muscle group. They can, and will, grow if you train them well. The key is knowing how to do it. In this video I detail some of the little tricks people often ignore …

Body Weight Neck & Upper Trap Training

In Uncategorized by The Fit Rebel

Today we explore what Paul Wade calls “shotgun muscle” in Convict Conditioning 2. These muscles are the supplemental muscles in the lower arms, legs and neck that complete your physique for both show as well as go. In this video I’ll focus on neck training. Training the neck is very important for both athletic performance as well as appearance. It …

The One Thing Holding Your Fitness Back

In Diet-Free Healthy Eating / Fat Loss/ Nutrition, Methods & Success Mindset, Uncategorized by The Fit Rebel

A sound fitness plan requires many pieces and part. There’s diet, exercise, sleep, hormones, nutrients, technique and a host of other details. It can be confusing to keep track of all of it. Despite the complexity, there’s a very good chance that your current rate of progress is being held back due to one single tiny thing. Most importantly, all …

The Over Lap Close Push Up

In Push up Training, Uncategorized by The Fit Rebel

This push up is my latest experiment at understanding progressive push ups. The theory is this; in Convict Conditioning Paul Wade writes about doing one arm push ups with the hand directly under the body on the center line. It occurred to me I haven’t done any push ups with either hand even close to that. Even close or diamond …

Body Weight Inner Thigh Exercise

In Leg Training, Uncategorized by The Fit Rebel

I spent years scoffing at people working hard to strengthen their inner thigh muscles. Turns out I was the crazy one for avoiding those muscles for so long especialy after discovering the inner thigh muscles are a critical part in all lower body training. Single leg squats are almost impossible if your adductor muscles are weak. I was right about one …

Programing Supplemental Calisthenics Moves

In Leg Training, Progressive Calisthenics, Pull Up & Biceps Training, Push up Training, Suspension Training, Uncategorized by The Fit Rebel

Just like traditional weight lifting methods, calisthenics includes both basic compound movements as well as single joints moves like curls, shoulder raises and grip work. Even though you may not need these moves, they can shore up a few weak points and round out your physique. The trick is knowing how to fit them into your program so they don’t …

Answering Your Calisthenics Questions

In Methods & Success Mindset, Uncategorized by The Fit Rebel

I get many questions on the daily about how best to train calisthenics. All of these questions are great, they show people are really thinking and using their noodle. I love answering your questions! In this week’s podcast I tackle a collection of the best questions concerning calisthenics. I cover: – What exercises are best? – How often should you …

Programing Calisthenics for Fat Loss, Muscle Building & More

In Diet-Free Healthy Eating / Fat Loss/ Nutrition, Methods & Success Mindset, Progressive Calisthenics, Uncategorized by The Fit Rebel

Calisthenics is a fantastic training method, but it can fall flat if you don’t know how to program your routine to accomplish what you want. The squat is a good example. You can use it to pursue any goal from building muscle to explosive training and even fat loss. It’s just one move but it can used to accomplish many …

The Missing Link in Your Fitness Success.

In Uncategorized by The Fit Rebel

The massive explosion of diet and exercise related information available is proof that we are not lacking for knowledge nor motivation. We know far more about countless fitness methods now than we did a generation ago. The very fact that people are searching, for and buying a ton of fitness products is also proof that the motivation to get in …

Programing Calisthenics for Endurance

In Uncategorized by The Fit Rebel

Training for endurance isn’t rocket science, but there are a few programing details you need to get right. Exercises like squats, jumping, lunges, push ups and rows are staples to an endurance program as are burpees, running, and hill sprints. The most important thing is to understand just what kind of endurance you’re training for. Training for a half marathon is …

Programing Calisthenics for Strength

In Methods & Success Mindset, Uncategorized by The Fit Rebel

Calisthenics is a fantastic vehicle for building strength. After all, have you ever met anyone who can do a ton of handstand push ups or single arm pull ups who wasn’t strong? But don’t expect to build that kind of strength doing endless push ups and crunches. You gotta know how to program your workouts so they challenge your strength.  …

Clear Out Weakening Neural Friction

In Uncategorized by The Fit Rebel

If you want to grow bigger and stronger nothing is more important than the strength of your mind muscle connection. The better you can control your own muscles the more you gain from every single rep of your workout. Modern living, with it sedentary ways and repetitive motions, can highly disrupt this mind-muscle connection and build up what I call …

Fix Lower Back Pain During Leg Raises

In Core & Abs Training, Uncategorized by The Fit Rebel

Low back pain and core workouts seem to go hand in hand but this doesn’t have to be the case. In fact, it shouldn’t be the case as that back pain is often a telling sign that things are not going as they should. Pain in various areas of the body, like joints, is often an indication that the stress …

How to Not Swing With Hanging Leg Raises

In Core & Abs Training, Playground Workouts, Uncategorized by The Fit Rebel

Hanging knee and leg raises are the gold standard in core training. They require strength and stability along your entire spine as well as strong hips. They also demand flexibility in the lower back to complete the package. The biggest threat to your progress is the tendency to generate a lot of momentum which can cause swinging. This swinging robs …

Erase Your Pull Up Dead Zones

In Pull Up & Biceps Training, Uncategorized by The Fit Rebel

Dead zones are those points in your range of motion where your muscles are over loaded and even possibly turn off. This results in a shorter range of motion, slower muscle growth, less strength development and potential joint issues. The pull up is one such move that almost always has dead zones that hold you back. This is why you …

Build More Muscle with L Pull Ups

In Pull Up & Biceps Training, Uncategorized by The Fit Rebel

The seated, or “L” pull up is one of the most underrated muscle building tools in calisthenics. – It allows advanced pull up monsters to fine tune their technique. – It teaches you how to engage the upper back and shoulders more during vertical pulling moves. – It’s a great mid point between the Australian pull up or body row …

Muscle Building Made Simple

In Methods & Success Mindset, Uncategorized by The Fit Rebel

Building muscle isn’t complicated. It’s not easy, but it sure isn’t complicated. Just like with weight loss, building muscle is all about balancing two principal influences. The balance between the mechanical stress you place on a muscle and the recovery of that muscle is is what makes or breaks your mass building efforts. Also don’t over complicate the stress and …

The Only 2 Things You Need to Build Muscle

In Uncategorized by The Fit Rebel

Building muscle isn’t rocket science and it doesn’t require a plan that you need a PDH to use. Just like with weight loss, the key is to focus on the simple balance between 2 sides of the same coin. If you can do that you can pretty much ignore everything else that’s trying to distract you and make muscle building …

6 Body Weight Training Mistakes I See Every Day

In Uncategorized by The Fit Rebel

  These are 6 things I witness every day that hold back many people in their body weight training. Doing the opposite can help you unleash your potential. #1- Placing too much importance on reps.  “I can do 100 push ups”! “I can do 40 pull ups!” “I just did 300 sit ups!” So f*&%ging what! I see and hear …

Deadlift Strength From Body Weight Training

In Core & Abs Training, Leg Training, Pull Up & Biceps Training, Uncategorized by The Fit Rebel

Many claim that body weight training can’t build the type of strength you get from lifting a big, heavy-ass, weight off the floor. To a point, they are correct. After all the body develops according to the specific demands of an activity. Therefore, the only activity that builds the exact type of strength as the deadlift is the deadlift.  So …

4 Moves to Restore Your Primal Strength

In Methods & Success Mindset, Uncategorized by The Fit Rebel

The most sure sign that you’re getting stronger is when you embrace what you’ve once feared. We modern humans move unlike anything nature intended us to. We sit too much, walk too little, slouch and hardly move with grace but rather struggle. We are becoming weak, slow, stiff, clumsy and fragile. Modern exercise isn’t helping either. Doing an exercise 1-2 times a week …

How to Do a Proper Sit Up

In Core & Abs Training, Uncategorized by The Fit Rebel

The sit up just doesn’t get the credit it rightfully deserves. It’s a solid, effective and safe way to really work your abs without any equipment. It’s even a great way to teach yourself how to develop abdominal dominant flexion as opposed to the much more common (and injury prone) hip dominant flexion. I’m on a quest to bring the …

Where You can Find Your Next Results

In Methods & Success Mindset, Uncategorized by The Fit Rebel

So. You want to build some muscle or lose some fat eh? No problem my friend, all you need is to apply the Delta Principals and you’re on your way. Be sure to make sure you’ve got that progression principal down cold too. That’s the thing that is 100% responsible for your progress. Without it you’ve got nothing, or at …

Build Your Biceps With Clutch Curls

In Pull Up & Biceps Training, Uncategorized by The Fit Rebel

Clutch curls, there’s nothing like em! They combine the focus and intensity of a preacher curl with the freedom and versatility of free freights. It’s also incredibly easy to dial in the perfect amount of tension to make each set that money set telling your arms to grow. I could do nothing but this move for the rest of my …

Do This, Make Gains in Muscle & Strength

In Methods & Success Mindset, Uncategorized by The Fit Rebel

There is only one thing you should focus on when you workout.  If you get it, you make gains. If you don’t you stay stuck. That thing is called progression. Problem is,there are 101 other things that are supposedly so darn important. Diet, supplement, routine, sets, reps, weight, lifting temp, rest periods, equipment selection, heart rates, pre- and post workout nutrition, water intake, metabolism, body …

Body Weight Chest and Leg Routine for Muscle Growth

In Leg Training, Progressive Calisthenics, Push up Training, Suspension Training, Uncategorized by The Fit Rebel

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 anywhere you find yourself. These moves require little to no …

Your Results Depend on This One Thing

In Methods & Success Mindset, Uncategorized by The Fit Rebel

Progression is the very essence of what gets you the results you’re looking for.  It’s the very fuel that makes your muscles bigger, stronger and more capable. It’s also what makes you healthier, leaner and happier. Whatever you want in fitness, and in life, comes through progression. So it’s kind of an important topic don’t ya think? The problem is …

Why Fitness Will Never Be Easy For You

In Methods & Success Mindset, Uncategorized by The Fit Rebel

Fitness will always be a challenge to some degree. You’ll never reach a point where you’re on easy street and you have it all figured out. There will always be some sort of challenge standing between you and the results you want. But that’s not a bad thing! The whole point of getting stronger isn’t to make your fitness effortless, …

Breathing for Muscle Growth

In Methods & Success Mindset, Uncategorized by The Fit Rebel

Breath is the source of energy in many physical disciplines from Yoga to shooting. Any time you need to make a concentrated effort towards a single physical action, breathing can make that action easier or almost impossible. So it makes sense that your breathing is very important if you want to do any sort of muscle building exercise. Like many …

6 Every Day Habits that Shrink Muscle

In Methods & Success Mindset, Uncategorized by The Fit Rebel

Your muscle has many threats that hide within your every day habits. many of these habits are adopted because people consider them to be harmless. In some circles they are even recommended like foregoing sleep so you can be more “productive.” Knowledge is power and this video will expose 6 of these muscle melting habits.

Use the Body Weight Row to Build More Muscle

In Pull Up & Biceps Training, Uncategorized by The Fit Rebel

The row is a classic back exercise and like all basic moves you can always learn how to progress it to a higher level. In this video I talk about using the shoulders and upper back to shore up your weak links that may hold back your potential to build strength and muscle. Here’s a fun workout to try: See …

Why Calisthenics Helps You Build More Muscle

In Methods & Success Mindset, Uncategorized by The Fit Rebel

  Straight to the point; you can build muscle with body weight training. In fact, you may even find yourself building more muscle with body weight training than with conventional weight lifting.  Much of the is due to the fact that there are 4 rules that must be fulfilled in order to successfully bulk up and calisthenics may make it …

Shoulder Training With Tree Handstands

In Playground Workouts, Push up Training, Uncategorized by The Fit Rebel

Trees are God’s gift to anyone who wants to work on hand stand work. It doesn’t matter if you’re working on static poses or full blown push ups, trees offer everything you need. One of my favorite shoulder building moves is to do handstand walking or crawling around a tree. Because it momentarily places your muscles under a lot more …

The Fixed Bar Bodyweight Biceps Curl

In Playground Workouts, Pull Up & Biceps Training, Uncategorized by The Fit Rebel

Some of the best arm exercises are body weight moves and this is no exception. Like tiger bends, and floor triceps extensions, this fixed bar curl keeps your hands still while moving your entire body against gravity. This creates a lot of potential tension in your biceps while also sparing any stress on your spine and lower back. Give this …

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What’s More Important Than Hard Work & Good Technique?

In Methods & Success Mindset, Uncategorized by The Fit Rebel

Proper technique and hard work are very important, but they aren’t everything. Not by a long shot. The more I learn about muscle use and activation the more I realize it may contain the lion’s share of what actually drives your progress. Everything from building muscle to improving performance is heavily dependent upon not just how hard you use your …

Better Muscle Activation For Your Push Ups

In Push up Training, Uncategorized by The Fit Rebel

Building more muscle and strength requires developing your muscles in a balanced way. The push up is a great example of this in action. Using your chest, triceps and shoulder muscles in about a 30-30-30% ratio of work, the push up becomes a very balanced move and all of your major pushing muscles get equal share of the load.  

The Bigger Chest & Triceps Workout

In Push up Training, Suspension Training, Uncategorized by The Fit Rebel

I’ve been playing around with a workout style that combines two classic muscle building strategies: – Pre-exhaustion – Drop sets Pre-exhaustion is a great way to give a lagging muscle group a little extra love while drop sets are a time-tested way to ensure a large group of muscles (ie a muscle chain) gets hit extra hard. Check out how …

4 Tips to Upgrade Your Grip Training

In Pull Up & Biceps Training, Uncategorized by The Fit Rebel

Nothing develops your grip and forearms like hanging from a towel. The soft, yet tough, design of the towel brings all of the elements of a killer grip workout into play all at once. Best of all you can incorporate them into exercises like rows, pull ups and even levers so you don’t have to add a lot of extra …

Build More Muscle By Smoothing Out Your Tension Wave

In Uncategorized by The Fit Rebel

Are you a glass half full or half empty type of person? Personally, I would rather send the glass back to the kitchen and tell the cook to fill it to the brim. Why settle for less? Unfortunately, settling for less is the norm when it comes to muscle building tension. Many are settling for working out with the tension …

Slowing Down the Crave Cycle

In Uncategorized by The Fit Rebel

The crave cycle is a never ending loop of binges and purging on certain foods that all begins with trying to rid your diet of a particular food. For example, say you decide to rid yourself of carbs. At first you get some good vibes as you decrease some of the negatives that come from eating too much, but this …

3 Tools to Quantify Your Body Weight Training

In DIY Fitness Equipment & Reviews, Uncategorized by The Fit Rebel

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 where you base your results on blind luck. After all, …

Train Your Chain for More Functional Strength & Muscle

In Core & Abs Training, Leg Training, Methods & Success Mindset, Pull Up & Biceps Training, Push up Training, Uncategorized by The Fit Rebel

Do you train muscles or movements? It’s super important to carefully consider because your training and thus your results can be dramatically influenced by your answer. Both schools of thought have their pros and cons. Training muscles can build a much stronger mind-muscle connection but can be a very costly way to train since it often involves many exercises. Training …

The Magic of Technical Convergence (v2.0)

In Progressive Calisthenics, Uncategorized by The Fit Rebel

In the past I’ve touched upon the topic of technical convergence which is one of the big advantages body weight training has over weight lifting.  Now I’ve come to realize the benefits reach much further than just preventing injury and building some more muscle. Technical convergence may actually be one of the keystones towards building you a complete level of …

The Center Line Principal of Advanced Calisthenics

In Playground Workouts, Progressive Calisthenics, Push up Training, Uncategorized by The Fit Rebel

Understanding the center line principal is crucuial if you want to build more than just an average level of strength and muscle with calisthenics. Moving your limbs towards your center line had many advantages. It places more tension on your target muscles so they get bigger and stronger. It helps protect your joints, espeically the shoulder, and it helps to …