Archive for the ‘pull ups’ Category

Triple Your Muscle Growth Potential

Posted: 28th August 2013 by E.J. Reeves in muscle building, pull ups

“In weight training, there’s only one scientific fact: progressive overloads builds muscle.” John Dunn, New York Giants conditioning coach’s quote is true but how to progressively overload is littered with countless theories that would take a lifetime to personally explore to test their veracity. Training for almost fifty years and making plenty of mistakes I […]

The key to continuous growth of strength and muscle is to vary (or cycle) your work outs to allow a multitude of growth factors to be working. To stimulate muscle growth there are some key variables, these include but are not limited to speed of each repetition, number of repetitions, total number of sets per […]

Sustainable Growth

Posted: 22nd May 2013 by E.J. Reeves in chin ups, dead lifts, dips, muscle building, pull ups

During the 80’s businesses analyzed their operation for sustainable growth. They grew tired of the boom/bust cycle, resource wasting, and environment polluting ways of the past. A new philosophy of resource sparing, efficient, slow but consistent growth emerged that left both the business and the environment healthier. Taking a lesson from this can you say […]

Forever Young Workout

Posted: 9th April 2013 by E.J. Reeves in dips, pull ups

Exercise has long been touted as the fountain of youth by doctors and fitness writers. The problem for most of us is finding the time, money, energy and correct routine. Top this off with nagging injuries that sideline us just as we start making progress. Enter my Forever Young Routine that solves these problems. #1 […]

Quadruple your Number of Pull-ups in 30 Days

Posted: 20th September 2012 by E.J. Reeves in pull ups

Most people can only do one or two pull-ups (shoulders wide, palms away) and maybe a few more chin-ups (close grip, palms facing you).  To increase your pull-ups from 2 to 8 or from 4 to 16 is quite a feat but very doable.  This is what you will need, one pull-up bar at your […]

Strength, endurance and muscle size are separate goals that many pursue as if they can be obtained simultaneously and automatically with any resistance program. Well they can NOT be! To develop significantly with any of the above three would require specific and focused resistance programs to achieve results. ENDURANCE EXAMPLE : [youtube=] Training workout for […]

The Birth of 12BX Fitness Formula

Posted: 1st December 2009 by E.J. Reeves in pull ups

For ten years now I have been documenting, comparing, modifying and perfecting a workout regiment that I call the 12BX Fitness Formula. It is a 12 level progression that uses bodyweight exercises to build muscle, lose fat and gain functional fitness. For years now there have been copious notes, charts and nutritional guidelines that have […]