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.
We don't throw around the term "living legend" much around here because not many people deserve such accolades. But T-Nation recently sat down with a man who just might fit the bill: Dave Draper.
Low-carb hype rules the day.
A test for know-it-alls and those who think they do.
A regular guy uses steroids and chronicles his experiences. Controversy ensues.
This article is going to give you a basic off-season template and the options necessary to build freaky athletes.
Band training for accommodating resistance, variable resistance, and max acceleration.
The best beans and nuts to eat, plus why you shouldn’t worry about so-called anti-nutrients.
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.
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.
If you're stuck in a rut and you've been training for more than a year, this program will induce appreciable strength and size gains.
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!
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.
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.
Average shoulders are easy. Any lifting will make them look okay. But truly impressive shoulders are harder to get. You need this plan.