Michael Berg, NSCA-CPT


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 Jyoto.info 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.


  • Fat Loss without Compromise: Lean Out without the Struggle

    Lose weight without the angst! Three top NutraBio athletes offer their best advice on navigating the challenges of staying sane while training and dieting.

  • Strength without Compromise: Your Next-Level Bench Plan

    Want a badass bench press? It pays to ask the best. Elite powerlifting champion Nick Ramey lays out his eight-week bench-boosting program, step by step.

  • Gains Without Compromise: Your Total-Body Plan

    Is all of your hard work in the gym failing to yield results? The Body Shop's Mike Occhipinti lays out a clear, no-nonsense program for building that balanced muscle mass you've always wanted.

  • 5 Tips for Building Your Best Back Ever

    Get 3D thickness and barn-door width with this arsenal of tools, tips, and ultra-effective exercises.

  • 5 Tips For Your Best Biceps Ever

    Big arms on your wish list? Build mountainous biceps with these expert exercises, tricks, and techniques.

  • 5 Tips to Get Your Best Shoulders Ever

    Want impressive delts that wow from all angles? Craft cannonball caps with this expert list of exercises, tricks, and techniques.

  • 5 Tips to Get Your Best Chest Ever

    Building perfect pecs takes way more than a big bench! Here's how to squeeze every ounce of growth out of this signature body part.

  • Eating for Aesthetics: 10 Essential Rules to Get Muscle Beach Ready

    Mass monster? Nah...you'd rather be proportional and ripped, right? Here are the top 10 nutritional strategies you need to ensure you're on track to a lean, muscular physique.

  • How to Build Biceps Peaks Of Perfection

    Do you want the biggest arms or the best? Build arms that look amazing using MuscleTech-sponsored athlete Fabian Petrina's twice-a-week biceps sculpting plan.

  • The 8 Exercises You Need To Pack On Serious Size

    Lawrence Ballenger reveals his top muscle-building moves for every major body part.

  • 5 Work That Are Insanely Efficient At Torching Fat

    Trying to drop body fat? Signature team athletes Julian Smith and Taylor Chamberlain share five quick, fat-blasting training routines to help you get lean in no time!

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • 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.