In this installment, Westside Barbell guru Dave Tate digs deep to answer the question, "Why do we put ourselves through this?"
Take your explosive strength to the next level!
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
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.
An Interview with Don Alessi - Part 2
A list of bonehead practices in the gym
An Interview with Dr. Ken Kinakin
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.
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.
The Joys of Salivary Hormone Testing
Why would someone who once fervently rallied the industry against steroids eventually succumb to their call?
Reverse hypers and explosive standing calf raises
Biceps Exercises for the Genetically Challenged
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.
Post-Workout nutrition Q&A
I remember when I first got the notion of how powerful the psychology behind training can be.