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.
A Complete Program to Maximize Your Cutting Cycles
"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.
When it comes to weight training, the deltoids are unique.
A Research Study Analysis
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.
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.
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."
How to cheat on your diet and look even better
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."
Progress stalled? Try something new. Give these exercises a shot.
An Interview with Charles Staley
You think "roid rage" is bad? Try taking away a habitual coffee drinker's morning java, then see what happens! Trust me, I've seen it and it ain't pretty.
An Interview with Bryan Haycock