10 Things that Don't Work!

Hail to the Dinosaurs!

You always like Top 10 Lists from
Dino Headquarters -- so here we go!


10. Trying to build big arms by doing
nothing but arm work.

a. Not even if you do Hawaiian curls,
Himalayan curls or Hungarian

9. The ever-popular "All Upper
Body All the Time and No Squats

a. Also known as the "Spot Me,
Bro!" workout.
b. On the plus side, lets you wear
a "Look, I'm a Stork!" teeshirt.

8. Anything you see in an info-

a. Note that the only cure for watching
an infomercial is to do extra squats and
deadlifts for your next 10 workouts.

7. This month's version of the
"Pump til You Drop Workout for
Massive Muscles in Four Weeks."

a. Last month's version of ditto.

b. The month before that.

c. Next month's version.

6. The "No Effort" Workout.

a. The "No Effort" workout is probably
the most popular workout of all time.

5. The ever-popular geekster workout
where you start by hanging your gym
towel in the power rack and then do
your entire workout without ever using
the power rack.

4. Any workout where you talk more than
you train.

4a. The "Take Your Cell Phone to the
Gym Workout."

3. Squats on a stability ball.

3a. Squat or split snatches on a
stability ball.

3b. Rollerskating and downhill skiing on
a stability ball.

3c. Mud wrestling on a stability ball.

3d. Buffalo stampedes on a stability

2. Bunny training, a/k/a lots and lots of
silly isolation exercises with weights
my aunt Matilda could lift -- and she's

And the number 1 thing that doesn't

1. Trying to catch a fish by thinking
about it.

1a. Or by wishing you could catch one.

1b. Or by arguing about the best way to
catch one.

Tomorrow, we'll cover the top 10 things
that WORK! See you then!

As always, thanks for reading and have a
great day. If you train today, make it a
good one!

Yours in strength,

Brooks Kubik

P.S. If you want to see something that
works, try the workouts in Strength,
Muscle and Power:


P.S. 2. My other books and courses are
right here at Dino Headquarters:


P.S. 3. Thought for the Day: "If it sounds
too good to be true, it probably is - and
that goes double for strength training and
muscle building." - Brooks Kubik