How to Fix Uneven Shoulders - Q and A

How Do I Fix Uneven Shoulders? Please Help Me Correct My Posture!

___TVE_SHORTCODE_RAW____TVE_SHORTCODE_RAW___The following post is based on a Q&A between me and one of my readers, Arnaldo. Arnoldo wanted to fix his uneven shoulders, which was affecting his overhead lifts.Arnaldo’s Question Hey Alex! I came across your upper back anatomy guides, and I think they are really awesome! I decided to write you as I’m really confused about what … Read more

Why Are Compound Exercises Better Than Isolation Exercises for Beginners? – Weight Lifting Q&A

Question: Why are compound exercises better than isolation exercises? I ask, because you often say beginners should rarely do isolation movements, if at all. I want to do preacher curls and triceps pushdowns to build bigger arms. – Tim (Kansas) Answer: Hey Tim, thanks for the question. As a beginner, your time can be spent … Read more

3 day dumbbell split routine weight lifting q and a

3 Day Dumbbell Split Routine – Weight Lifting Q&A

___TVE_SHORTCODE_RAW____TVE_SHORTCODE_RAW___Question: I want to workout with my adjustable dumbbells 3 times a week; on a Monday, Wednesday and Friday schedule. Can you show me a 3 day dumbbell split routine that includes a forearms/abs/calves day for one of the workouts. Thank you! – Josian Answer: Hi Josian. Thanks for the request. First off, is there any reason that … Read more

ectomorph weight training strategy

What Is The Best Ectomorph Training Strategy? – Weight Lifting Q&A

Question: I was hoping you could tell me some ectomorph training tips and workout advice. I looked at your article on different body types, and was intrigued to find that the ectomorph somatotype accurately describes both my personality and my body type. In terms of weight lifting, how does this body type affect the way … Read more

What Are Some Interesting Lower Trapezius Facts? – Weight Lifting Q&A

Question: What are a few strange, interesting facts about the lower trapezius? Answer: Hmmm… nice question. Well, let me first point you toward the page on the lower trapezius, which explains the basics on functional anatomy of the lower traps. Now, here’s a few interesting, though not necessarily strange, facts that come to mind: The … Read more