Tag Archives: overtraining

Ask The Trainer #119 – Lower Cortisol & Grow!

Ask The Trainer #119 - Lower Cortisol & Grow!

QUESTION: Hi. I recently had some blood work done when I went in for my physical and my doctor told me that my cortisol levels are on the high end. Plus, I train hard 6 days per week, lifting and cardio together. Sadly, I haven’t seen much in terms of muscle gains the past few […]

Ask The Trainer #96 – Does Infrequent Training Really Work?

Ask The Trainer #96 - Does Infrequent Training Really Work?

QUESTION: Do you really think muscle hypertrophy is possible by training a muscle group just once per week or once every 2 weeks? It seems that most people advocate training each muscle group 2-3 times week. I am curious as to your thoughts on this? Ron ANSWER: Hi, Ron. Not only do I think muscle […]

Ask The Trainer #64 – Adding Mass As A Natty

Ask The Trainer #64 - Adding Mass As A Natty

QUESTION: Dear Chad, Thank you very much for the kind offer to help. I’ve been natural all of my life and have a difficult time adding mass. I was wondering if you had any ideas as to how I can add more mass? I lift weights 6 days per week and train each muscle group […]

Ask The Trainer #37 – The Right Program

Ask The Trainer #37 - The Right Program

QUESTION: Hi Chad, I saw your video, it’s extremely motivational. I’m a 29 year old guy with basically no shape. I am not overweight – 5″8 – 158 lbs. There were times when I was 189 lbs and I was in gym for 2-3 months and i was back to 160 however, I never really […]