A behind the scenes look at the world of the strongman
Want to find out what it really takes to build a great physique? Then take a peek into the training journal of someone who's already done it.
Try something new, experiment, mix it up, sometimes let her get on top and hold the riding crop... well, you know what we mean.
Why would someone who once fervently rallied the industry against steroids eventually succumb to their call?
I've titled this article TNT (Tips-n-Tricks) for a very good reason. Many times it's the small things that make the biggest difference. Usually when reading a new book or article you walk away with one good idea. This one idea could've been presented in a paragraph or two. So I got to thinking, why not just provide all those great ideas in a format that cuts out the BS? What you're left with is pure TNT, the stuff great explosions are made of.
Reverse hypers and explosive standing calf raises
An observational analysis
Improve Your Grip Strength, Improve Your Physique
8 Weeks to a Killer Vertical
Biceps Exercises for the Genetically Challenged
Q&A for high-performance athletes
In this article, we'll look at the variations of the shrug that can be used to accomplish several specific objectives.
I remember when I first got the notion of how powerful the psychology behind training can be.
Everything you need to know about post-workout nutrition.
One of my central operating paradigms is the realization that all methods, devices, philosophies and techniques involved in strength training have specific benefits and drawbacks. If your training lacks sufficient diversity, you'll accumulate the drawbacks and habituate to the benefits. And that ain't good.
Anyone who's ever picked up a weight has learned a little about physics, whether he knows it or not.
Getting aggressive with your recovery
Think you have what it takes to make it in the world of elite sports? Do you have immense talent and ability? Great, but so do a few thousand other guys. Unfortunately, all of these things will only get you so far in this world where good often isn't good enough. At this level you have to be one of the best just to get your foot in the door.
Think you have what it takes to make it in the world of elite sports? Do you have immense talent and ability? Great, but so do a few thousand other guys. Unfortunately, all of these things will only get you so far in this world where good isn't often good enough. At this level you have to be one of the best just to get your foot in the door.
Not too many years ago, the idea of an endurance athlete like a cyclist, triathlete, or runner hitting the weights was almost unheard of. Why, everyone knows that weight training will make you big, bulky, and slow, right? Well, believe it or not, endurance athletes are lifting weights to improve performance.
On some levels, it somehow seems a shame to reignite the flame of scandal so soon after the Olympic flame has been extinguished.
On September 24th 1988, the world held its breath for 9.79 seconds. It was the Olympic Games in Seoul, South Korea and Ben Johnson had just become the fastest human being on earth.