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Seated Barbell Shoulder Press


Begin this exercise by selecting either the a barbell or a smith machine. Once you have chosen your desired tool for the task. Adjust the bench to where it is comfortable for you. When doing this exercise different seating positions can create different effects. The focus of this particular form will be on the upper chest and shoulder area, or shoulder girdle.

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Bodybuilder Evan Centopani—The Ox


Evan Centopani is a modern day bodybuilder. Sometimes called “The Ox” and I can see why. He is a beast of a man. Standing it at about 5’ 11” and anywhere between 260 – 300 pounds this dude is surely a beast.

His physique looks to really be shaping up this year. Which leads me to believe that there are some major victories in the pipeline for Evan. Check him out below. And be sure to check out his guest blogs on Muscular Development.

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Making Your Water Intake Less Boring


Without over generalizing too much, most things that taste good to our pallet, either food or drink related, are not going to be good for us in terms of their health and nutrition benefits. Water is one healthy drink option that isn’t going to set your taste buds tingling, but there’s simply no escaping its critical to your health. With the human body consisting of approximately 60-70% body weight from water it’s easy to see why it’s so vitally important to stay hydrated at all times.

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How Many Calories Do You Really Need Everyday


In the first part of our series we gave a brief introduction on what we were going to cover. Now were going to get into the thick of things and begin to discuss what a calorie is and how to calculate your daily calorie needs.

Each day we go through numerous tasks. Some are mundane and some very physical and demanding. In order to complete those tasks we need energy. Our energy comes from the foods we eat and the beverages we consume. These energy units are more commonly known as calories. Calories act as gasoline if you will.

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Uncover The Training Secrets To Building Strength


Barbell Academy’s Building Strength is a beginner’s guide for building strength, gaining muscle, and burning fat. Based on routines like Reg Park’s original 5×5 training method as well as strength coach and powerlifter Mark Rippetoe’s Starting Strength, Building Strength can be a tool for achieving your physical success. These tried and true methods tested over time lay the foundation for sculpting your dream body and shaping your overall physique.

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