How to Train Your Hamstring Muscles: Exercises & Workout

Hamstring muscle exercise

How do you train your hamstrings effectively? What exercises are the best for building your hamstrings, and what does a good hamstring workout look like? Your hamstring muscles, or hamstrings, are one of the large muscle groups in your legs. They are primarily responsible for extending your hip and flexing your leg, and they are involved in everything from … Read more

How to Train Your Quad Muscles: Exercises & Workout

Quad muscle exercises

How do you train your quads effectively? What exercises are the best for building your quads, and what does a good quad workout look like? Your quad muscles, or quadriceps, are by far the largest muscle groups in your body. They’re the prize of your legs, making up the front of your thigh. And, if you’ve … Read more

How to Train Your Leg Muscles: Exercises & Workout

Leg muscle exercises and workout

How do you train your leg muscles effectively? What exercises are the best for building your legs, and what does a good leg workout look like? Your legs hold some of the largest and strongest muscles in your body. They provide your base of support and your means of transportation, and are as such paramount in … Read more

How to Train Your Glute Muscles: Exercises & Workout

Glute exercises and workout

How do you train your glute muscles effectively? What exercises are the best for building your glutes, and what does a good glute workout look like? Your gluteal muscles, or simply glutes, are one of your largest and strongest muscle groups. The glutes have long been eye-catching symbols of youth, virility, and also – strength. Since … Read more

How to Train Your Back Muscles: Exercises & Workout

Back muscles

How do you train your back muscles effectively? What exercises are the best for building your back, and what does a good back workout look like? “I would rather have a big burden and a strong back, than a weak back and a caddy to carry life’s luggage.” Elbert Hubbard A strong back will support everything … Read more

How to Train Your Chest Muscles: Exercises & Workout

Arnold Schwarzenegger Chest Muscles

How do you train your chest muscles effectively? What exercises are the best for building your pecs, and what does a good chest workout look like? A broad and powerful chest is more than just a filler of your shirt. Strong chest muscles increase your physical performance in every athletic endeavor where you project force … Read more

Zero to Hero: An Upper/Lower Body Training Program for Strength and Size!

Zero to Hero training program

Today, a brand new premium program is waiting for you in the StrengthLog app: Zero to Hero! Zero to Hero is a 10-week long upper / lower body training program, centered around classic compound lifts. Initially, you focus more on hypertrophy-style training, and towards the end train more and more with heavy weights. Over the … Read more

Training Volume: How Many Sets for Strength and Muscle Growth?

training volume for strength and muscle growth

How many sets should you do in your training? Next to how heavy and how many reps you do when you train, your training volume is probably one of the most important factors for your results. In this post, we will take a closer look at how many sets you should do in your training. … Read more

Supersets: Good or Bad for Muscle Growth and Strength?

Superset dumbbell curl

A few days ago, we received a question about supersets from a reader named Agneta: “Could you talk about the good vs. bad when it comes to supersets? I find that they are time-savers, but I don’t really see many people talking about them.” You are absolutely right, Agneta: supersets are time-savers! But how do … Read more

Creatine: Effects, Benefits and Safety

Creatine effects benefits safety

Creatine is one of the best supplements you can take if your goal is strength and muscle growth. Creatine has been studied in over a thousand trials, and has consistently been found to increase strength and muscle size. Furthermore, it seems to diminish muscle damage after exercise, and may enhance cognitive functions such as memory … Read more