Lately there's been much discussion about whether it's more beneficial to do total body training (TBT) or some version of a split system where parts of the body are separated for different workouts.
"Sorry, this has never happened to me before."
Imagine if there were no barriers to strength attainment: we'd all be power cleaning 500, squatting 1000, and benching 600 in no time.
A new way to give your body and brain a break and rediscover the idiotic fun of training
Instead of my usual Q & A column this month, I'm going to get a few things off my chest. Don't worry though, it won't simply be the ranting of a dieting bodybuilder; you'll probably learn a few helpful things along the way, too!
Dr. Roussell weighs in on butter, oatmeal and milk thistle. Check it out.
While waiting at the DMV for my moped license renewal form, I decided to kill some time with one of my favorite childhood pastimes. No, not chewing tobacco and throwing rocks at whores. I'm talking about that crazy little word game known as Mad Libs.
So you want to get shredded, do ya? Like, ridiculously shredded? You know, 3% body fat shredded? Well, if so, you're in the wrong place, bubba.
A collection of the most masculine terms, phrases, concepts, and miscellaneous tidbits. But read it at your own risk because it may make you spontaneously grow a beard.
Two-thirds of lifters will have some sort of shoulder problem during their training career. Nine tips to help you avoid being one of them.
"Now that's my idea of a fit woman!"
In 1993, the Food and Nutrition Board of the National Academy of Sciences introduced the Dietary Reference Intakes (DRIs), a set of four reference values for nutritional intakes:
It's very apparent to me that there are many coaches and fitness writers who don't understand the nervous system. I'm not the least bit surprised because your nervous system is arguably the most complex and ambiguous system in your body.
It’s tough to get enough healthy fatty acids through diet alone. Here’s why you should add them to your supplement protocol.
T-Nation asked Cosgrove to tell us his top ten tips. He gave us 34.
Now, in this last installment of the Tailor-Made Nutrition series, I'll continue where I left off in Part II, moving from the discussion of methodology to the actual adjustments you may need to tailor-make your own nutrition plan.
More info about how to custom-make your own diet plan.
This is Lucky 13, a rapid fire Q & A session with a training or nutrition expert who matters. It's fast, furious, and to the point.
Undulating periodization for in-season athletes and holiday-season regular guys.
Well, maybe you’ve tried some of them. But maybe not. Check out the list and challenge yourself.
If they aren't growing, is high frequency training the answer?
We live in a world of excuses. Most people don't want to accept that when something goes wrong in their lives, they're at least partly to blame.
Creatine has been around a while, but many people are still confused about it, and even worried about its effects. This guide will help them out.
If you've been around weight training for any length of time, you've probably read or tried an arm specialization routine. There are a bunch of these around with different cool names for what amounts to the same old shit: do a bunch of arm exercises. Yeah, the exercises change and the sets and reps change, but it still amounts to just doing more arm work.