Tom MacCormick

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Functional overreaching is essentially short-term overtraining where you have a goal of digging yourself into a recovery ditch. Two weeks—two ball-busting weeks. Get to work and reap the benefits.
By using double barrel rolls, you can stimulate a muscle across every inch of every rep.
The exercise is deceptively simple, but there are a series of brilliant elements that come together to make it so effective.
Train your quads, hamstrings, glutes, abs, lower back, forearms, and traps with the trap bar deadlift.
Protect your lower back and maintain balanced form with front squats.
We use our shoulders almost non-stop, so is it any wonder they often get hurt?
By varying your exercises strategically not only will you gain strength and muscle faster, but you lay the platform for continued long-term progress over successive phases.
We know training must be hard to be effective—the bad news is that it has to get harder.
Can some muscles tolerate more frequency than others?
Smart training is hard training, but hard training is not necessarily smart training.
Focusing on sets and reps takes your attention away from what matters most when it comes to building size.
Ask yourself, do you have a muscle building masterplan or are you just aimlessly meandering towards failure?