My bodybuilding training includes a bit more heavy lifting than most "regular" bodybuilding programs, and as such will lead to some significant strength gains.
In this last installment of this series, I want to give you a quick three-week physical peaking routine designed to help you gain some more muscle while increasing muscle density. You should also be able to lose more fat in this stage.
What you need to know about ingesting fats.
Replace some of your usual exercises with the ones here. Mix things up and start making progress again.
There's nothing more frustrating than committing to a training program that doesn't pan out. This is equally true for an athlete who might work hard yet still falls short of his expectations and the strength coach whose biggest satisfaction comes from the great strides his athletes make.
Get revitalized and ready for your next mass program!
The Psychology of Body Transformation and Peak Performance.
As part of an agreement with Testosterone Magazine, excerpts from my new book will be published in the coming months. These excerpts detail the use of performance enhancing drugs by elite athletes as well as those in non-athletic populations.
Single-leg exercise options to help you achieve all your strength and physique goals. Check ’em out.
Eights fruits and vegetables you should be eating… whether you like them or not! Check out the list.
A while back here at T-Nation, I released a series on what I called Pendulum Training. This is basically a training system that has you switching from structural training to functional training every week.
A noted nutrition expert gives you a peek into his pantry. How does yours compare?
Try a few of these little-used, but extremely effective exercises and break out of your training rut.
When you’re near the end of a strict competition-style diet, extreme measures are often needed. Try these tricks out.
Stretching is a lot like flossing. We know we should do it, we know it's beneficial, but a lot of us don't do it very often or very well.
Simple calorie draining techniques for contest dieters or people who just want to get lean fast. Check ‘em out.
Get ready to mutate, in a good way. Here’s weeks 4-6 of a Coach Thibaudeau’s 12-week transformation plan.
The older and wiser you get, the more you start to realize there are certain "universalities" common to successful outcomes in all of life's endeavors. These realizations are as certain as the law of gravity, albeit less obvious. You should know and understand these common threads because they make success less random and more predictable.
A diet expert shares his food rules for staying lean and building muscle. Check it out.
More tips and tricks for staying in a negative energy balance when cutting.
Q & A with John Paul Catanzaro
Tips and tricks for replacing higher calorie foods with filling, lower calorie fare to keep you full when cutting.
A new exercise is mentally stimulating. It turns your brain on, excites the nervous system and breaks you out of the training blahs. Try these out.
Ready to undergo a major mutation of body composition? Here are weeks one through three of your next big transformation.