The purpose of this column is tri-fold. Purpose number one is as a "refresher course" for seasoned lifters. Sure, deep down, you may know this stuff, but it's been so long since you first read about it that you've forgotten the rationale behind the subject matter.
The Mathematics of Determining a Single-Rep Maximum
An Interview with Brian Batcheldor
Sit down with a bunch of bodybuilders and ask them to sum up all the important stuff they've learned and you'll probably hear some interesting info. But sit down with a bunch of experts in the field, guys with years of experience training themselves and working with others, and what you hear may change how you eat and train forever.
Techniques for breaking through strength plateaus in the bench press
The Truth about "Legal Steroids"
An abbreviated program for strength and overall development
How a bony white boy from Buffalo increased his strength by a whopping 60 pounds in 56 days!
Post-workout nutrition. Pre-workout nutrition. Mid-workout nutrition. Over the last year, you've heard a whole lot about these topics and for good reason. Whether you're a strength or endurance athlete, the correct nutrients before, during, and after exercise can dramatically impact your muscle mass and recovery.
Want to build muscle? Eat more protein, but not soy protein. Here’s why.
The World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA) is flushed with victory after catching their first group of athletes for blood doping offenses 31 years after they invented the practice of testing.
Here's a nasty little exercise we picked up from a couple of competitive arm wrestlers.
An eating program for those who "can't gain weight"
A list of bonehead practices in the gym
An Interview with Dr. Ken Kinakin
Forskolin burns fat through two different pathways: causing the body to burn fat for energy and enhancing thyroid function.
This article is perhaps more complicated than some that might appear in Testosterone. Hey, no one ever said this stuff was easy; if it was, everybody would do it!
In his first TNT article, big Dave Tate cut through the BS and dropped some great training info on us. This week Dave provides us with a few more explosive tips and tricks, this time for the more advanced trainee.
Movements that "Trick" the Nervous System
This is part two of an article about Chris Shugart and Cy Willson's trip into Mexico to check out the steroid scene and bordertown culture.
Admit it. A lot of times you plan your workouts around your major muscle groups and just "throw in" a few sets at the end for your ancillary muscles – calves, abs, and forearms.