Bodybuilding Blitz: Maximum Gains in Minimum Time

bodybuilding blitz

If you don’t have much time to spend in the gym every day but still want to build muscle as efficiently as possible, Bodybuilding Blitz is the training program you need. It is available in StrengthLog, which you can download for free using the buttons below. This article outlines the training split: the workout plan, … Read more

The German Volume Training Plan to Build Muscle

German Volume Training Program

German Volume Training is an old-school training program popularized by strength coach Charles Poliquin. The weightlifters he trained reportedly used this program in the off-season to bulk up and add a lot of muscle mass fast. While the primary aim of this program is to build muscle, you can expect to gain strength as well. … Read more

Top 20 Powerlifting Exercises For Strength & Mass

Powerlifting Exercises

Powerlifting is all about getting stronger in the big three lifts: the squat, bench press, and deadlift. While these exercises are great for increasing your strength and muscle mass, they are not the only exercises employed by powerlifters looking to boost their total. In this article, we’ll go over 20 of the best and most … Read more

Bodybuilding vs. Strength Training: Top 10 Differences

bodybuilding vs strength training

Whether your main goal is to build as much muscle as possible or get as strong as possible, you’ll find that bodybuilding and strength training share many training principles and exercises.  However, that does not mean that a bodybuilder and a strength athlete should train the same way. If you’re wondering about the differences between … Read more

Powerlifting Polka: 3, 4, or 6 Days/Week Powerlifting Program

Powerlifting Polka

Powerlifting Polka is one of our most popular and effective powerlifting programs. It is six weeks long and comes in three versions: 3, 4, and 6 days per week. The goal of the program is to make you bigger and stronger in the three powerlifts: the squat, the bench press, and the deadlift. Powerlifting Polka … Read more

Chest and Bicep Workout Routine [7 Exercises]

chest and bicep workout routine

Looking for a chest and bicep bodybuilding workout to gain strength and mass? Look no further! Few muscles draw more attention than your chest muscles and your biceps. A well-defined chest and a pair of bulging biceps tell the world that you have been working out. In addition, strong chest and biceps muscles are essential … Read more

Bench Press Grip Width: Close-Grip vs Wide Grip Bench Press

Close-grip bench press strength

Key Points: In general, people are about 5–6% stronger in a wide grip bench press than a close-grip bench press. The close-grip bench press results in higher velocity and power, while the wide grip bench press results in a higher force. In a wide-grip bench press, your chest and shoulders contribute 78% of the force necessary … Read more

The 25 Best Accessory Exercises to Improve Your Bench Press

Accessory Exercises to Improve Bench Press

Are you struggling to improve your bench press? The barbell bench press is one of the most popular exercises in the world (and the most popular exercise in our workout log) and is well-known for its ability to bulk up and build your upper body strength and muscle mass. Getting stronger in the bench press … Read more