Last week, John Berardi, Lonnie Lowery, Cy Willson, and that annoying Jared kid from the TV commercials discussed different aspects of carbohydrate metabolism. When last we left them, they were about to start explaining the differences between individual types of carbohydrates.
It's been nearly two years since Lonnie Lowery and I teamed up to get our macronutrient roundtable on. First, we invited Cy Willson to share in an interesting protein discussion.
Bodybuilding may never make it to the Olympics, but I believe that Olympic lifting will make it to bodybuilding. In fact, I've always recommended that bodybuilders use Olympic lifting at certain times during the training year.
This is when the old saying, "necessity is the mother of invention" comes into play.
Five Ways to Get Unstuck and Turn Back on the Gains!
Across-the-board condemnation of dietary fat is like branding all drugs as bad... or all people of a particular ethnic background as undesirable. I suppose we could call the media hype against fat "nutritional racism."
This isn't your typical training article. Instead, it's more of a glimpse into what it really takes to achieve a specific goal - in this case a 600 pound bench press. Still, you're sure to pick up a few training tips along the way.
"The aim of the legal action is to force the fast-food industry to "offer a larger variety to the consumers, including non-meat vegetarian, less grams of fat, and a reduction of size of their meals."
An Interview with Charles Staley
Sex, Sand, and Rock & Roll
12 Weeks to Astounding Abdominals
Ever notice rust on your hands after working out?
You're good at pushing cars out of the snow. You can punch somebody's lights out pretty easily. Yep, life's pretty easy for tall guys... until they get to the gym.
The five most common nutrition mistakes made by lifters and wannabe bodybuilders.
A calorie is not a calorie. A fat is not a fat. A carb is not a carb. A protein is not a protein. Here’s why.
In this installment, Westside Barbell guru Dave Tate digs deep to answer the question, "Why do we put ourselves through this?"
Unfortunately, most of the methods usually used to determine body fat are woefully inadequate and rife with potential problems.
An Inside Look at the Protein Business
How to manipulate diet and exercise to look good naked, part 2
How to manipulate diet and exercise to look great naked
T-mag Goes Undercover in Mexico
The purpose of this column is tri-fold. Purpose number one is as a "refresher course" for seasoned lifters. Sure, deep down, you may know this stuff, but it's been so long since you first read about it that you've forgotten the rationale behind the subject matter.
T Nation talks to three law enforcement officers who use steroids in this classic article.