Roger Lockridge


Roger Lockridge is from Lewisburg, West Virginia, and has been a fan of bodybuilding and fitness since he started training as a 17-year-old hardgainer in 1999. After achieving his own personal fitness success, he worked as a trainer and in a local supplement store, helping other people achieve their own goals. As an author, he's been contributing in the fitness industry since 2009, when he started writing for His work has been featured in different print and online publications around the world since then.

Roger has worked for several years helping victims of domestic violence. He credits fitness as a positive outlet to help him overcome the obstacles he dealt with growing up.



  • Want a 3D Chest That Pops? Try This Exercise

    No, it isn't a fancy new movement. It's the decline dumbbell fly.

  • 4 Time-Tested Strategies To Boost Your Bench!

    The bench press is the standard of strength. If you want to start adding plates, work these four techniques into your plan.

  • The 12-Minute Workout for Boulder Shoulders

    Don't have a lot of free time but still want to have incredible shoulders? This 12-minute workout creates an insane shoulder pump so you can build muscle in half the time!

  • Advanced Exercises to Pump Up Your Biceps

    If increasing your arm size is why you hit the gym every day, maybe it's time to shed the basics and take your biceps training to the next level.

  • 4 Musts To Maximize Biceps Growth

    Stretch your sleeves and grow your arms by mastering these muscle-building essentials.

  • Transform Your Bod From Dad To Rad

    If you're a dad, you want to do more than just talk to your kids. You gotta be fit, and this seven-day training plan (with three rest days) will help you get there. This will test your perseverance, but then, your kids do that every day anyway, right?

  • The 3-Move Shoulder Builder

    Develop bigger and better shoulders with this simple and effective three-move shoulder workout.

  • A Short Workout for Your Triceps Long Head

    If you want bigger arms, you need to train the bigger muscles. Give your arms the extra pump they need by putting your triceps long head through this short workout.

  • Your 100-Rep Plan For A Mile-Wide Back

    Want a new way to blast your back? This percentage-pumping strategy helps you do just that.

  • Unlock Shoulder Growth With This One Move

    Shoulders that are both "show" and "go" can be yours via the standing barbell push press, a classic but underrated exercise.

  • Build Killer Pecs In Just 3 Moves

    Chest day doesn't need to be complicated. Check out this killer triple-threat workout for pumped and powerful pecs!

  • Old-School Ways To Build Your Six-Pack

    If anyone knows how to train abs right, it's the guys who put bodybuilding on the map! If you want abs of a champion, you'll have to train your midsection like one.

  • A Short Workout For The Long Head Of Your Biceps

    It doesn't take long to build the long head of your biceps. Show off those guns with this quick and effective biceps-building workout!

  • Upper-Chest Training Made Simple

    Struggling to sculpt powerful pecs? Simplify your chest routine by building your shelf from the top down.

  • Blast Your Back In 10 Minutes

    When time is running short, try this quick and heavy circuit to target every muscle in your back in only 10 minutes.

  • 4 Best Machines For Building Massive Arms

    If you're struggling to add bulk to your upper arms, check out these four muscle-building machines guaranteed to add size to your sleeves!

  • 4 Ways To Advance Your Ab Training

    Crunches are great for beginners, but you're not a beginner anymore. Step up the intensity and try more challenging ab exercises to carve out a six-pack.

  • Time Crunched? Try This 15-Minute Chest Circuit

    Time might not always be on your side, but with the right exercises and a focused approach, you can still get a killer chest session in only 15 minutes.

  • Beasts-Only Arm Workout

    If you want big arms, you'll have to train like a beast!

  • Unlock Your Lat Growth With 1 Move!

    Chest and arms are great, but the hallmark of hugeness is lats wide enough to blot the sun. Unlock tremendous growth with this one simple move.