Q&A for high-performance athletes
I stumbled on a pretty interesting compound. It was called Conjugated Linoleic Acid, or CLA. Chemically speaking, linoleic acid is an essential fatty acid, the kind you find in flax and other oils.
Amaze Your Friends, Stun Your Enemies
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 famous medical doctor, C. Chan Gunn, once likened the human upper trapezius muscle to that of a cobra snake's hood.
Post-Workout nutrition Q&A
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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.
Everything you need to know about post-workout nutrition.
Anyone who's ever picked up a weight has learned a little about physics, whether he knows it or not.
The Care and Feeding of the Liver
Taking your workouts to the next level
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.
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.
LA practical training and nutrition guide for college students.
Can you really change the shape of a muscle?
I've been getting a lot of requests for a basic weight training program geared toward beginners.
The year was 1513. Don Juan Ponce de Leon, better known as "Pump" in transcontinental travel circles, was on a seemingly hopeless mission. Pump de Leon, after numerous world travels, many bodybuilding titles, and huge prize monies, had set out to find the fountain of GH.
The average guy in the gym puts about as much thought into his ab training as he puts into tying his shoes. In other words, he throws in a few sets of crunches at the end of his workout a couple of times a week and thinks no more about it. It's time we change that.
Testosterone is the hormone of the decade. The granddaddy of the male hormones has gotten more media attention over the last few years than any other hormone around.
Training to failure... is it really necessary?