The whole point of this article is for me to discuss the top ten things I've learned about training.
Better nutrition is more about altering lifestyle habits and less about the food. Here’s why.
Over the past few years I've seen many lifters and coaches discussing the seemingly strange movements I prescribe for strength development. Many of these guys are grasping the big picture but missing many of the finer points. To remedy this, I've written this "toolbox" series to help experienced lifters fill in the blanks and newer lifters learn about some very effective exercises.
What do you get when you ask some of the world's top strength coaches and nutrition gurus to share their most powerful tips for dramatic physique changes? You get one hell of an article series!
Classic muscle and bodybuilding lessons from Dr. Ellington Darden. Get 'em here.
An Interview with Lou Schuler.
If you're like me in any way, you probably have about ten too many things going on in your life. Sometimes your workout gets buried in the depths of your "to do" list.
Most strength coaches will categorize an athlete or client into one of three classes based on their responsiveness to training: easy gainer, hard gainer and average gainer. Let's take a look at each category.
Strong glutes make strong lifters... and sexy ones too. Here's how to get yours in gear.
Low-carb hype rules the day.
Warning: This is hilarious powerlifter humor and probably offensive to hyper-sensitive weak people.
A test for know-it-alls and those who think they do.
To get stronger, a lifter must discover his weak points, then bring them up. These exercises will do just that.
Over the past year or so, I've been swamped with requests from readers who want a program that focuses solely on maximal-strength development. What I'm referring to is a maximal-strength focused program that doesn't induce bodyweight from hypetrophy.
Break Out of the Rep Range Rut!
In this final installment, I'll cover some of the variations in more detail and I'll also be providing a training cycle that features the snatch as an "anchor" movement.
An Interview with the Warrior Nerd, Lonnie Lowery, PhD
In the first installment of this article, I discussed the various benefits of the snatch and I also hinted at the large number of possible snatch variations.
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.