If you don't already have Ian King's 'Get Buffed!' book, you've probably heard about it. It's definitely one of best-received books about weight training on the market.
About halfway through the night your body runs out of muscle-building fuel and leaves you in a catabolic state. Here’s what you can do about it.
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.
Has anyone out there tried "The One-Day Arm Cure" by Charles Poliquin? Or am I the only nut who spent an entire day devoted to training arms?
The Mathematics of Determining a Single-Rep Maximum
Sit down with a bunch of bodybuilders and ask them to sum up all the important stuff they've learned and you'll probably hear some interesting info. But sit down with a bunch of experts in the field, guys with years of experience training themselves and working with others, and what you hear may change how you eat and train forever.
How pelvic alignment and proper exercise program design can keep the injury goblins at bay
Cheat meals are fine for some people and a big mistake for others. Here’s what you need to know.
There are a lot of facts bombarding our gray matter nowadays. Pretty much everyone realizes that we live in an age of information overload.
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.
Want to build muscle? Eat more protein, but not soy protein. Here’s why.
Have the balls to make up your own mind!
A list of bonehead practices in the gym
I don't need to tell you how revered the bench press is. Along with exercises such as the squat and deadlift, it forms the basis of most strength training and bodybuilding programs. And it wouldn't be too bold a statement to say that the bench press is the most popular upper-body exercise in the world!
In his first TNT article, big Dave Tate cut through the BS and dropped some great training info on us. This week Dave provides us with a few more explosive tips and tricks, this time for the more advanced trainee.
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
Try something new, experiment, mix it up, sometimes let her get on top and hold the riding crop... well, you know what we mean.
How you could stretch out a set by making use of the fact that you can give yourself a biomechanical advantage simply by changing your foot or hand position.
To bench big you have to have a plan. And if you've gone beyond beginner status that plan will have to be strategic. Start with this.