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Total-Volume-or-High-IntensApart from the “Compound Exercise Only” heads in this game, the group I find most annoying is the “Total Volume” people….grrrrrr. Do you know what I mean? They multiply the reps and sets completed by the weight lifted to arrive at a “Total Volume” Figure. The larger that figure the better their gains, or so […]

Top 10 Ways To Get Ripped

tip-for-getting-rippedSummer 2015 is around the corner. And that always means one thing…it’s time to get ripped up! Getting a lean, defined six-pack is actually one of the most difficult things to achieve…when you DON’T know what you’re doing. And you’ll probably lose muscle and look terrible in the process. Thankfully, when you DO know what […]

how long does it take to get a six packYou can know with mathematical certainty how long it will take you to get a six-pack. But before we get into that let me quickly explain how you actually get a six-pack. It has NOTHING to do with long cardio sessions. It also has nothing to do with doing hundreds of sit-ups or crunches. There […]

training-3days-a-weekIf you’re training 5 times a week, you could be wasting your time (well, wasting 2 days anyway). In a recent article (here) I demonstrated how 3-days per week was equally effective to training 5-days per week for building muscle i.e. a 3-day full body routine VS a 5-day split routine. In THT training we use: […]

TIPS-TO-BUILD-MUSCLELet’s get straight to the point… If you want to build more muscle, or are reaching plateaus in your gains, you need to find ways to start jacking up the intensity levels. We want to absolutely maximize muscle fiber recruitment, metabolic stress, muscle damage…all those things that correlate positively with muscle growth. So here’s 6 […]

bodybuilding-motivationGetting the body you want requires PERSISTENCE. Persistence requires a state of ongoing MOTIVATION! So if you want to achieve your goals, this post is worth its weight in gold to you. I’ve listed 10 “golden nuggets” of motivation that will keep you training intensely for life!     (1) Think of the PRIZE, not […]

How to Build Muscle & Still Stay Lean All Year Round

stay-lean-all-yearWould you like to pack on muscle mass but still stay lean all year round, too? It’s possible. Actually, it’s not just possible, but VERY do-able. I do it. And how do you think all those fitness models stay so lean all year round? By the way, if you are serious about building slabs of muscle […]

Mark’s Top 10 Rules of Muscle Building

10-rules-of-muscle-buildingThis post is deliberately brief because I NEED you to read it! If you haven’t been getting the results you so desperately want from your training, you NEED to read this one. I’ve linked out to other MuscleHack articles if you require more in-depth knowledge on any issue. How many of these 10 points can […]

New MuscleHack App Coming In Weeks

MuscleHack-appIf you missed this on my Facebook page the other day… I have hired a developer to create NEW MuscleHack apps for both Android and iPhone, and it should be released in just weeks! The App will be FREE for everyone. …But I need your help. Hiring a professional developer is costly and I have started a […]

build-muscle-and-burn-fat. MuscleHack Show Podcast 3 – How To Build Muscle & Lose Fat at the Same Time *The play button is at the bottom of this post*. Or… Listen on iTunes Here [uk iTunes here] (please do leave a positive review, guys – thank you) YouTube here     |     Soundcloud here     |     Stitcher here   NOTE: […]

how-to-build-big-armsHere it is. My full killer arm workout! This is how I’ve built a set of thick and muscular arms over the years. Now you can too. All the variables for a superior workout are here: The correct intensity The correct volume The very best and most effective exercises The best rep range The correct […]

How You Can Train Yourself To LOVE Healthy Food

train-yourself-to-like-healthy-foodGreat news! Something I’ve long suspected has now been scientifically verified! HUMANS CAN BE TRAINED TO LIKE HEALTHY FOOD 😀 Our tastes are formed early in our lives – in those first few months. The bad news is that a recent study found that 53% of processed baby foods have an excessive number of calories […]