Make This the Year You Achieve Your Fitness Goals

Are you looking to get back in shape and lose a few pounds? Are you looking to gain muscle past midlife?
Are you a competitor seeking your Pro Card or a Personal Trainer looking to increase your training knowledge and skills? No matter where you are on your fitness journey, I want to help you hit each and every one of your goals.

Oak & Iron: Frank Zane Talks Training With Arnold

Check out this archive interview with Lara McGlashan to find out what it was like training during the golden era… when bodybuilding was bodybuilding. Three-time Mr. Olympia Frank Zane reflects on what it was like training and hanging out with “The Oak” By Lara McGlashan, MFA, CPT “Arnold is a tremendous force — a very […]

Training Specialization in Winter by Frank Zane

Winter is the best time to take stock of your physique and ask yourself what needs the most improvement. Start with your symmetry. The question here “Is one side more developed than the other?” Symmetry or bilateral symmetry as it occurs in humans infers that one side of your body is a mirror image of the other. But it never is, and through sports or your occupation (check out the one big forearm on carpenters and tennis players) one side will be more developed and even shaped differently than the other. The best way to improve asymmetry is by using dumb-bells as much as possible.

The Importance of Aerobics in Building Muscle Definition

I frequently get asked about how I was able to develop sculpted muscles with such extreme definition.  What I learned through experimentation – especially when training for the Mr. Olympia competitions – is that the right amount of aerobic activity at the right time will support you in developing more muscle definition over time. It is […]

Muscle Past Midlife

Is it possible to gain muscle mass after age 40? The answer is yes – but you must go about it correctly with realistic expectations. Set goals for yourself that are attainable. You may ask, “How do I know what’s attainable?” That’s a good question because you don’t really know exactly what’s possible, so be reasonable. […]