Eric Helms: Coaching Philosophy, Training Frequency, Metabolism and Happiness

Interview by Abel Csabia with Eric Helms who share his thoughts on the mindset and philosophy of coaching, providing free content and service to people, as well as tracking macros and training frequency. They also delve into balancing a fitness and other enjoyable things in life to ensure that we get the most out of our time on this planet! … Read More

Is Training to Failure Necessary for Muscle Growth?

A new article by Christian Finn over at Muscle Evo looking at a study trying to answer the question, is training to failure necessary for muscle growth? __________________________________________________________________________________________________________ One study that caught my eye this week, from John Sampson and Herbert Groeller at the University of Wollongong in Australia, looked at failure versus not-to-failure training and its effect on gains … Read More

One Question Every Lifter Must Answer

Really good article and advice from Chris Shugart over at T Nation on how its important to be very honest with yourself about your training and nutrition and getting the results you want. _______________________________________________________________________________________________ If you want to get bigger, stronger, or leaner, one question must be asked. Answer honestly and you’ll make more progress. Take a look. The question … Read More

SAWEH Episode 5 Range of Motion

Episode five of Science and Application (SAWEH, pronounced “saaaywhaaa!?”) with Eric Helm’s of 3DMJ.  In this episode Eric discusses the science of range of motion when it comes to making gains in building muscle. ___________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________

Eric Helms Interview: People Who Can’t Lose Fat, Common Training Mistakes, and Toxic Fitness Ideologies of 2016

Erick Helms of the 3DMJ is interviewed by Jared Bichler of Progressive Fitness worth checking out! __________________________________________________________________________________________ First off, it’s great to have you back Eric. As always, I appreciate you taking time out of your busy schedule to provide value for others. Can you catch everyone up on what it is you’ve been up to since our last interview? … Read More


An in-depth article by Andrew Millett over at Dr. John Rusin website on why people need to deadlift differently based on a variety of factors. ______________________________________________________________________________________________________________ Here’s What You Need To Know… 1. Not everyone is built the same, has the same past injury history, the same skill level and movement competence or has the same goals. So why would everyone … Read More


Derek Charlebois on his new website PR-BREAKERS covers the principles he uses for creating an effective training program. Some really great information and Derek offers coaching as well to help you achieve your goals if its something you are interested in. ________________________________________________________________________________________________ A training program should be structured with individual workouts that work in conjunction together towards a long-term goal … Read More

Why Long Workouts Won’t Cost You Gains

New article by Layne Norton, PhD over at on why workouts lasting more then an hour will not hurt your gains. ______________________________________________________________________________________ You may have heard about the perils of stretching your workouts beyond the one-hour mark for fear of becoming “catabolic.” Here’s why you shouldn’t let this old bodybuilding legend guide you! One of the (many) accepted “truths” … Read More

The Volume Roundtable feat. Mike Israetel, Layne Norton, Eric Helms & Greg Nuckols

Jeff presents another amazing roundtable discussion, this time on the topic of training volume. This is 2 hours long but covers a ton of information and experience from knowledgeable coaches who discuss if minimum effective volume or maximum recoverable volume is the best approach to optimal gains?

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