The Positive Effects of Testosterone on the Heart
The glutes play a larger role in sports performance than just keeping your jock from falling down. As part of your posterior chain of muscles, properly trained glutes can help you jump higher and sprint faster.
In this article, we'll look at the variations of the shrug that can be used to accomplish several specific objectives.
A training program doesn't have to be complicated to work. In fact, sometimes the most simplistic routines can be the most exhaustive and result-producing.
How to Eat Like a Bodybuilder, Even at McDonalds
Post-Workout nutrition Q&A
If your back training program involves nothing but machine pulldowns, then put on a frilly pink dress 'cause you're training like a little girl!
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Bring the Pain – Part III
I remember when I first got the notion of how powerful the psychology behind training can be.
Move over abs; traps are in style this season.
Think you have what it takes to make it in the world of elite sports? Do you have immense talent and ability?
Everything you need to know about post-workout nutrition.
One of my central operating paradigms is the realization that all methods, devices, philosophies and techniques involved in strength training have specific benefits and drawbacks. If your training lacks sufficient diversity, you'll accumulate the drawbacks and habituate to the benefits. And that ain't good.
Anyone who's ever picked up a weight has learned a little about physics, whether he knows it or not.
This short column might give you a neat little training tip, or it may address diet, supplementation, drugs, or even cooking. If it's interesting, and it's relatively short, it may find its way here.
Getting aggressive with your recovery
A lot of you have been training for years, and as such have experimented with dozens of training methods. Most are probably long since forgotten, like the girl with the braces and padded bra that you dated once or twice back in high school. There wasn't any chemistry and you went your separate ways.
Think you have what it takes to make it in the world of elite sports? Do you have immense talent and ability? Great, but so do a few thousand other guys. Unfortunately, all of these things will only get you so far in this world where good often isn't good enough. At this level you have to be one of the best just to get your foot in the door.
By definition, a peak is surrounded by two valleys, which means (despite what athletes always like to tell me), you can't be in peak condition all the time.
A practical training and nutrition guide for college students
LA practical training and nutrition guide for college students.
For years, I've been watching zombies, training zombies. They wander aimlessly from station to station, doing exercises haphazardly with really no rhyme or reason except that, "this one kinda' feels like it's doing something." Once in awhile, they'll grasp on to a particular program but they'll end up beating it into the ground, doing it for months and months until they've long since milked any effectiveness from it.
Can you really change the shape of a muscle?