The Bodybuilder's Hierarchy of Needs
Now you want her to join you in the gym because the couple that trains together, stays together.
A stripped down overview of JB's dietary wisdom
The importance of rotational training in anyone's exercise program whether they're an athlete, a weekend warrior, or anything in between.
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.
The Mathematics of Determining a Single-Rep Maximum
Techniques for breaking through strength plateaus in the bench press
The Truth about "Legal Steroids"
An abbreviated program for strength and overall development
How a bony white boy from Buffalo increased his strength by a whopping 60 pounds in 56 days!
Post-workout nutrition. Pre-workout nutrition. Mid-workout nutrition. Over the last year, you've heard a whole lot about these topics and for good reason. Whether you're a strength or endurance athlete, the correct nutrients before, during, and after exercise can dramatically impact your muscle mass and recovery.
Here's a nasty little exercise we picked up from a couple of competitive arm wrestlers.
An eating program for those who "can't gain weight"
A list of bonehead practices in the gym
Forskolin burns fat through two different pathways: causing the body to burn fat for energy and enhancing thyroid function.
This article is perhaps more complicated than some that might appear in Testosterone. Hey, no one ever said this stuff was easy; if it was, everybody would do it!
This is part two of an article about Chris Shugart and Cy Willson's trip into Mexico to check out the steroid scene and bordertown culture.
Admit it. A lot of times you plan your workouts around your major muscle groups and just "throw in" a few sets at the end for your ancillary muscles – calves, abs, and forearms.
Part 2 continues to look at muscle catabolism, in addition to giving you methods by which to conduct fiendish laboratory-like experiments on yourself!
The Joys of Salivary Hormone Testing
Heavy weights. Forced reps. Negatives. They freakin' hurt. There's just no denying it. And yet we punish ourselves with these techniques like a bad boy at Mistress Cruella's House of Pain.
Have you ever been in a health food store or drug store and found yourself staring at a multivitamin bottle and wondering what do all these "ABC's" do and how much of each do I really need? Hell, I have.