This is Lucky 13, a rapid fire Q & A session with a training or nutrition expert who matters. It's fast, furious, and to the point.
Congratulations. You've succeeded where most people have failed. You've bucked the obesity trend and have lost a small mountain of fat. You feel better, you look better, and your health has greatly improved. Good for you.
What can bodybuilders learn from powerlifters? A lot actually. Here are 6 examples.
"I wish I could have my first year of training back."
Understanding Various Strength Training Continuums for Optimal Conjugate Design
Hardcore training needs to incorporate (smart) hardcore stretching. Here’s why.
There's no such thing as isolation in training or in life. Everything you do, have done, and will do, affects everything else. Success is a synergistic – not additive – phenomenon.
Dave Tate is the co-owner of Elite Fitness Systems and has been involved in the sport of powerlifting since 1982. A true testament to his skills rests in the 10,000 hours of personal training and strength consulting sessions he has performed with novice to elite athletes. Numerous clients have broken barriers they never thought possible through the use of maximal, dynamic and absolute strength development methods.
The smart lifter’s guide to choosing the right rep ranges for his goals. It’s a bit more complicated than you think. Check it out.
What you're about to read is a protein needs debate between John Berardi, Ph.D. of the University of Texas at Austin and Stuart Phillips, Ph.D. of McMaster University in Ontario.
Do you know squat about the squat and other lifts? Here are some misconceptions.
Are antioxidants (gasp!) dangerous? Here’s what you need to know.
The three-step plan for setting up for a bench press PR.
Are you still using arginine-based nitric-oxide supplements? You’re wasting money. Here’s why.
The Blind Leading the Blind
his article is for those veteran trainers who have built a fair amount of size: are you seduced by mass to the exception of everything else?
Sometimes it's really interesting to dig into the microscopic details of training and nutrition, to dissect the body of academia and examine every little study. That's how we learn things. That's how we refine the science that later helps us get bigger and stronger and leaner.
How to improve your squat form and hit a new PR, even if you have bad levers.
A while back we asked some of the world's top strength coaches and nutrition gurus to share their most powerful tips, but when Ian King tackled this assignment, he decided to go about it in a different way.
An Interview with Lou Schuler.
Most strength coaches will categorize an athlete or client into one of three classes based on their responsiveness to training: easy gainer, hard gainer and average gainer. Let's take a look at each category.
A regular guy uses steroids and chronicles his experiences. Controversy ensues.
The best beans and nuts to eat, plus why you shouldn’t worry about so-called anti-nutrients.
Over the past year or so, I've been swamped with requests from readers who want a program that focuses solely on maximal-strength development. What I'm referring to is a maximal-strength focused program that doesn't induce bodyweight from hypetrophy.