Posts tagged back
Stronger on Shot Day? Back Workout - BULK Series, Ep 5

This week’s big back workout. Plus, I discuss if I’m stronger on my shot days. Join me during a 12 week BULK Phase and see what it's really like to build muscle.

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Strength in Numbers - Results from One Year of Bulking - 2018

The results of my 2018 bulk and training are in! Find out how much strength is possible to gain in just one years time and the methods the ensure gains all year long.

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Chest / Back Workout to Get Bigger - FTM Fitness

lyThis workout is a mass builder. For my second 12 week bulk of 2018, I used this workout to great increase my overall chest and back size. This workout is best done twice a week as part of a  2 body part split.

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Strength in Numbers - FTM Fitness, One Year of Bulking

I get asked a lot what I did to start training and putting on muscle. I point people to my blog because all I have is my own experience. I've never trained anyone else, but I've documented ALL of my progress. This post shows the numbers of my success and what I did to achieve them.

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12 Week Bulk to Gain Lean Mass Program - Phase 3 Results

I've learned so much about training, nutrition, and my body during these last 36 weeks. Tracking your training and nutrition are keys to being able to evaluate and fine tune your training methods. Looking back, I'm so glad that I did this and jumped into the scary zone of doing everything you can to make gains. There were so many moments that I felt terrified that I was just going to gain body fat and that my aesthetics would be far off from what I was trying to achieve. Gaining lean mass is a slow and patient process. You have to trust the journey and be ready for victories and times when things seem to be stagnant.

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Back Workout for Mass, Definition, and Strength

This workout is specifically designed to target all sections of the back. By switching from wide grip and close grip movements, the workout consistently keeps the entire back warm and worked. I have found that this workout is helping me achieve a wider back and a deeper middle valley down my back.

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Training Plan - Back Workout for Mass

This back workout is what I am currently using in my routine to gain mass and put on size. This workout is for intermediate to advanced lifters. The routine contains a lot of heavy weight movements and exercises where more weight can be added each week to push for gains. I find this routine very effective at cooking the back and hitting the lower / upper / side sections. Using this workout and following a bulking diet plan, I have seen strength gains weekly. If you do a body part split style of training, try this as your back day workout.

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12 Week Bulk to Gain Lean Mass Program - Phase 2 Results

Phase 2 was all about digging for deep motivation. The thrill of Phase 1 wore off and this became work, but by focusing on strengthening my mind more than anything... I was able to achieve all my goals. During this Phase I also received a lot of positivity, motivation, and encouragement from people on social media. This was a great motivator and made me realize that I can inspire and give back to others. These interactions reignited my fire to show others what is possible when you commit to something and give it your all.

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12 Week Bulk to Gain Lean Mass Program - Phase 1 Results

Wow, did I learn a lot on this bulk. This first 12 week phase was so beneficial to learning about my body and fitness. My goal was to put on size and I definitely accomplished that. I was able to gain 1lb a week, up my bench press by 20 lbs, and increase my caloric intake by 600 more calories a day. Throughout the bulk though I learned a few other things...

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Training Plans - Back & Butt Workout

This routine is for intermediate lifters. It is extremely effective for strengthening the back and giving a carved out appearance. I have found deadlifts great for achieving a deep valley down the spine and also increasing the cut of the obliques. Try it out and see if you can incorporate any of these super sets into your back workout.

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