The best exercises are often the ones you aren't using. To prevent adaptation, try some of these unconventional movements.
Let's see if this situation sounds vaguely familiar. You're passionate about taking care of your body. You work out, you eat right, and you take supplements to fine tune the way your body looks, feels, and functions. If you piled up all the hours you've spent studying all this stuff, you'd think some University would just flat out give you a PhD.
4 Weeks To a New Personal Best!
A closer look at the supplement that can improve your mind, your muscles, and even your sex life!
An Interview with Dr. Joseph Mercola
I'm here to tackle four of the most common myths you probably hear spouted as fact by some meathead at least once a week in the gym.
Does glutamine live up to the hype? Not really. Here’s why.
"What are some of the most radical and perhaps bizarre methods you have ever heard of for increasing strength?"
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.
Another piece of the bodybuilding puzzle?
If you train like everyone else in the gym, then you're probably not training very well. Try these little-known exercises, stand out, and make gains.
EDT for Maximal Strength Breakthroughs!
The lateral raise seems like such a simple exercise. How many variations can there possibly be? Well, the answer to that question, as I'll soon show you, is "Plenty"!
Five Ways to Get Unstuck and Turn Back on the Gains!
One of the most common questions I receive involves choosing the best exercise for a certain body part. What's the best biceps exercise? What's the best quad movement? What's the best exercise for the left pinky toe? Of course, the answers are always a little more complicated than just curls, squats, and pinky-toe extensions.
How to cheat on your diet and look even better
"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."
Progress stalled? Try something new. Give these exercises a shot.
What does having a “balanced diet” really mean? And is it even ideal for bodybuilders and athletes? Dr. Lowery looks at several popular approaches.