Despite what you might think from the title of this article "Man Fuel" is NOT the name of a new supplement from TwinLab. Instead, it's the name of a new Question and Answer column from Testosterone contributor Mike Roussell.
Thib, you seem to be able to come up with a lot of new and effective exercises. Got any more that I could use to spice up my training?
From North American Diet to Athlete Diet: Tips for Making the Transition
This new Q & A column is about building a muscular and aesthetic physique. It's not about breaking strength records or reaching speed and power personal bests.
A competitive powerlifter recently contacted me to correct his woefully pathetic bench press. After a few tests and some obvious visual clues, I realized that his triceps were holding him back from pressing up big numbers.
Ever had one of those days where you just couldn't get into the flow of your workout? Or worse yet, you don't even make it to the gym? It's happened to all of us before. The mind is willing, but the body just isn't ready (or vice versa).
They say fitness has to become a lifestyle. True, but how do you do that exactly? Try this.
Does fasted cardio work better for fat loss or is it a sure way to burn up muscle? Our experts discuss.
We live in a world of excuses. Most people don't want to accept that when something goes wrong in their lives, they're at least partly to blame.
What happens when a regular guy takes a powerful T booster? Check it out.
We'll take a look at ourselves, Homo sapiens sapiens, and try to flesh-out some meaningful insights about evolution, brains, brawn, fat, and disease.
How one of our top coaches programs exercises, sets and reps, progressions and more. Check it out.
"Bodybuilding training? No way! Not for me! I'm training only for strength and function," said the huge sumbitch after deadlifting a load that was roughly equivalent to a Sherman tank.
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.
Bodybuilding is full of colorful descriptions of various physique types.
Many lifters and coaches grasp the big picture when they read about the movements I prescribe for strength development, but they often miss the finer points. I've written this "Toolbox" series to help these experienced lifters fill in the blanks. It'll also help newer lifters learn about some very effective exercises.
The three-step plan for setting up for a bench press PR.
The Blind Leading the Blind
The whole point of this article is for me to discuss the top ten things I've learned about training.
Better nutrition is more about altering lifestyle habits and less about the food. Here’s why.
What do you get when you ask some of the world's top strength coaches and nutrition gurus to share their most powerful tips for dramatic physique changes? You get one hell of an article series!
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.
In this last installment of this series, I want to give you a quick three-week physical peaking routine designed to help you gain some more muscle while increasing muscle density. You should also be able to lose more fat in this stage.
If you're stuck in a rut and you've been training for more than a year, this program will induce appreciable strength and size gains.