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.
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.
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
Why would someone who once fervently rallied the industry against steroids eventually succumb to their call?
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.
Reverse hypers and explosive standing calf raises
8 Weeks to a Killer Vertical
Biceps Exercises for the Genetically Challenged
Sure, you squat, but do you squat BIG? Master coach and powerlifter Dave Tate will show you how.
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.
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.
Post-Workout nutrition Q&A
I remember when I first got the notion of how powerful the psychology behind training can be.
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
or "Why Johnny Can't Gain Weight"
Getting aggressive with your recovery
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.