Back in the gym

A few days ago, I had my second workout in what amounts to almost a year off due to my back pain. I recorded a short video after the workout, which you can see below. It feels great to be back in the gym, and even though I still have some recurring and minor back [...]

A high-rep back workout

I wanted to share a video from a recent back workout with you (it's from this past Saturday). I know I haven't posted workout videos in a few months, so that was one of the reasons I made this video. Another was to show you what a high-rep workout looks like. The popular opinion is [...]

Killer 8-hour arm workout

I'd like to show you a marathon 8-hour arm workout that is not for the weak of heart (or body). This is for the dedicated few that really want to go the extra mile in order to grow. If you're thinking of posting a comment complaining that this is too grueling, too taxing, can't be [...]

Chest and Back Workout

This past weekend, I recorded portions of a chest and back workout I did. It marked an important point in my plan to add muscle mass. During the past month, I've started to feel the pump during my workouts. A pump, for those who are uninitiated, is a feeling of well-being, of swollen muscles that [...]

A whole body workout II

This is a second whole body workout I wanted to share with you (here's my first one). I reached new maxes in this workout on the clean and press, deadlift and t-bar rows. I did the following exercises: Good Mornings Clean and Press Deadlifts T-Bar Rows New maxes: New max on the clean and press: [...]

An arms workout

Here's a recent arms workout I did, filmed by Ligia: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ePfJCCcy74s I performed the following exercises: Warmed up with standing dumbbell curls, followed by regular sets of the same, Triceps rope extensions, Standing curls with preacher bar, Dips, Concentration curls, Alternate sets of prone and supine triceps pulldowns and My original variation on one-arm preacher [...]

A chest workout

Here's one of my chest workouts, captured on video by Ligia recently. I warmed up with standing cable flyes, followed by the workout, which consisted of incline dumbbell presses, dips, machine chest presses, lying cable flies and incline dumbbell flyes.  http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=nb0hjqju-bk I talked about each exercise in various detail, giving advice gleaned from my experience. At [...]