Sean Hyson

Fitness Distilled

April/May 2015
  • Which Split Is Best?


    Everyone knows you’re supposed to train a different body part every day. So your workout split should be chest on Monday, back Tuesday, legs Wednesday, shoulders Thursday, arms Friday, and then repeat.

    Or maybe it’s…

    The more often you can work a muscle, the faster it will grow. So you...

  • When Weaker Is Better


    Everybody’s hurting these days. I’m not just talking about those suffering from the sluggish economy or this harsh winter, but about us fitness folk who are trying to build muscle and lose fat despite some nagging aches and pains. It seems everyone I talk to nowadays is injured to some...

  • The PROOF About Strength Training


    It’s rare that a study comes out with really helpful findings regarding muscle gain and fat loss. It’s rarer still when those findings are exactly what you hoped would be found and back up pretty much everything you’ve been saying for a long time.


    I recently came across such a study...

  • In Memory of Greg Plitt


    Greg Plitt is a legend



    One week ago I lost one of my oldest friends in the fitness industry, and the world lost a hell of a good guy. It’s very important to me that Greg Plitt be remembered not just as a pretty face and a phenomenal physique, but as...

  • Never Get Sick Again


    We’re in the dead of winter and everybody around you is getting sick. Don’t let it happen to you.

    I was a sickly child.
    It seemed like I was always coming down with a cold or an ear infection or a stomach bug or some other...