Michael Berg, NSCA-CPT

Background

Michael Berg is a freelance health and fitness writer based in New York. He has written for a variety of publications and websites in the sports and bodybuilding industry, including Bodybuilding.com MuscleMag, Oxygen, Muscle & Fitness Hers, Men's Fitness, Reps, Maximum Fitness, and UFC Magazine. He formerly served as deputy editor at Muscle & Fitness and Flex, and as editor-in-chief for the launch of Muscle & Performance. He holds a personal training certification from the National Strength & Conditioning Association.

Articles

  • Muscle Gain Q&A: Crucial Questions About Packing On Size

    Want to put on muscle and create your own perfectly chiseled physique? Signature-sponsored athletes Julian Smith and Taylor Chamberlain answer some of your most pressing questions about gaining that mighty muscle.

  • Mass-Gaining Tips From A 270-Pound Monster

    Yes, you can get huge without blowing your body out of proportion! Here are the six rules fitness model and MuscleTech brand ambassador Ryan Kurek used to build a big, balanced physique.

  • The Workout That Builds A 3D Back

    For tips on refining your back, look elsewhere. This "mass grab" workout from Lawrence Ballenger is all about building ridiculous size.

  • Screaming 1,000-Rep Arm Workout

    Shock your arms, then watch them grow, with this epic workout from trainer and MusclePharm-sponsored athlete Tyler Holt.

  • Lawrence Ballenger's Big, Fun Arm Blast

    Ever wondered how MuscleTech-sponsored athlete Lawrence Ballenger gets his tape measure-stretching biceps and triceps? Read this workout and weep.

  • 5 Quick Tips For Packing On Size

    Here's what MuscleTech-sponsored athlete Lawrence Ballenger would tell his 15-year-old skinny self about getting huge in a hurry.

  • Robert Oberst's Rep-Crazy Strongman Workout

    The "World's Strongest Man" contender Robert Oberst has dropped 80 pounds and is getting himself ready to crush the competition in 2018. Here's his upper-body workout, and his story.

  • Before And After: The Perfect Workout Nutrition Primer

    Add serious muscle mass by targeting the most important nutritional windows of the day: those that come before, during, and after your workouts.

  • 8 Ways To Squat More At Your Next Workout

    Whether you're out to add muscle or gain pure strength, IFBB Pro Santi Aragon has some good advice on how to get, and grow, the perfect squat.

  • Meet Kieon Dorsey: Your Hardcore Motivation Coach

    RSP-sponsored athlete Kieon Dorsey, the mastermind behind the "No Struggle No Progress" fitness brand, has turned tough life lessons into five motivational mantras that'll get you off your ass and in the gym.

  • Your 4-Week Plan For Guaranteed Fat Loss!

    Crush your get-lean goals and sculpt your body from head to toe with this month long training and nutritional program!

  • Sculpt A Strong And Beautiful Back

    A well-built back is appealing to many, so impress 'em coming and going with RSP Nutrition-sponsored athlete Hannah Eden's 25-minute back-blasting workout.

  • Sculpt Your Quads 30 Seconds At A Time!

    Up for a wicked leg challenge? This deceptively simple workout from Hannah Eden will break down your quadriceps and glutes in brutal 30-second intervals.

  • 5 Surprising Tips To Get Shredded This Summer

    From strategic fasting to a smartphone app, here are a few unusual approaches for quick summer fat loss. Put them to good use!

  • Build A Chest That Could Stand In For Arnold. Literally.

    Achieving pec development like Schwarzenegger in his prime is a bodybuilding dream for most. But for Brett Azar, it was his job! Here's how he did it.

  • Meet Hannah Eden: Your Red-Hot Fitness Hero

    We all need role models, and the more you learn about this badass coach and athlete, the more you'll want her to be yours.

  • Build A Booty That Will Drop Jaws

    Give your butt a lift with former IFBB fitness pro and elite trainer Carla Sanchez's four favorite glute exercises.

  • 5 CrossFit Intensity Boosters You Should Steal

    RSP Nutrition athlete Hannah Eden show you 5 challenging CrossFit techniques that will turn up the heat in minutes. Add them to your workout and be prepared to watch time crawl!

  • 8 Tricks To Get Your Gym Mojo Back

    Sometimes, even the best of us would rather curl up on the sofa with a sleeve or two of Oreos instead of heading to the gym. Here's how to get yourself off the couch and onto the Smith machine.

  • The Best Beginner Fitness Tips You'll Read In 2017

    Make 2017 your year! Use these 13 techniques to guide you, and you'll be on your way to the type of results you've always wanted.