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.
Movements that "Trick" the Nervous System
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.
Bring on the Pain-Upper Body
The Joys of Salivary Hormone Testing
Want to find out what it really takes to build a great physique? Then take a peek into the training journal of someone who's already done it.
Try something new, experiment, mix it up, sometimes let her get on top and hold the riding crop... well, you know what we mean.
Why would someone who once fervently rallied the industry against steroids eventually succumb to their call?
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.
Biceps Exercises for the Genetically Challenged
Q&A for high-performance athletes
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.
More bad news about a bad protein source. Check it out.
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.