The best exercises are often the ones you aren't using. To prevent adaptation, try some of these unconventional movements.
Go to any gym these days and you see most trainees doing an endless number of reps all in the hopes of attaining the oh-so elusive and fleetingly short pump.
As kids, we all looked at superheroes with a sense of awe – not just for their heroic acts of fending off the bad guys, but also for their seemingly flawless muscular bodies. In fact, I know of more than one guy who started working out in order to emulate their favourite superhero.
I'm here to tackle four of the most common myths you probably hear spouted as fact by some meathead at least once a week in the gym.
You think "roid rage" is bad? Try taking away a habitual coffee drinker's morning java, then see what happens! Trust me, I've seen it and it ain't pretty.
12 Weeks to Astounding Abdominals
How to Gain (or Lose) Muscle
I'll show you some more challenging and dynamic rotational exercises that are sure to help you develop Tornado-like power!
Don't you just hate those stubborn body parts that never seem to grow? This "stubbornness" is usually caused by underlying issues, or more accurately, underlying muscles.
The Truth about "Legal Steroids"
How pelvic alignment and proper exercise program design can keep the injury goblins at bay
So you want to write for Testosterone, huh? Hmmm, you live in Columbus, right? That's where Louis Simmon's Westside Barbell is located. How 'bout if we call up Dave Tate and set up a training session for you where you actually train with the Westside boys and write about it? Could you handle it?
How to avoid getting ripped off when buying supplements.
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.
A Closer Look at the Seated Row
An Interview with Dr. Ken Kinakin
I don't need to tell you how revered the bench press is. Along with exercises such as the squat and deadlift, it forms the basis of most strength training and bodybuilding programs. And it wouldn't be too bold a statement to say that the bench press is the most popular upper-body exercise in the world!
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!
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.
Part 2 continues to look at muscle catabolism, in addition to giving you methods by which to conduct fiendish laboratory-like experiments on yourself!
The Joys of Salivary Hormone Testing
A behind the scenes look at the world of the strongman