How to get the most out of your post-workout nutrition to maximize recovery and gains.
You hear it all the time. It's one of the favorite sayings from high-intensity pundits and other "briefer is better" trainees.
Answers to all your burning HOT-ROX questions!
Weight training is like sex. It can get boring if you always do it the same way. Here’s how to spice up your workout.
Healthy, muscle-building food doesn't have to be bland and boring. These cooking tips are worth learning. Check 'em out.
Does glutamine live up to the hype? Not really. Here’s why.
Another piece of the bodybuilding puzzle?
The lateral raise seems like such a simple exercise. How many variations can there possibly be? Well, the answer to that question, as I'll soon show you, is "Plenty"!
You think "roid rage" is bad? Try taking away a habitual coffee drinker's morning java, then see what happens! Trust me, I've seen it and it ain't pretty.
The five most common nutrition mistakes made by lifters and wannabe bodybuilders.
Unfortunately, most of the methods usually used to determine body fat are woefully inadequate and rife with potential problems.
The measurement of body composition is an inexact science, and outside the laboratory, it becomes an even more inexact science.
"The sheer effectiveness and brutality of the EDT program does not come across in the written word. This is a TOTAL gym experience"
2001 International CLA Conference Report
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.
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.
One of my central operating paradigms is the realization that all methods, devices, philosophies and techniques involved in strength training have specific benefits and drawbacks. If your training lacks sufficient diversity, you'll accumulate the drawbacks and habituate to the benefits. And that ain't good.
The Care and Feeding of the Liver
The year was 1513. Don Juan Ponce de Leon, better known as "Pump" in transcontinental travel circles, was on a seemingly hopeless mission. Pump de Leon, after numerous world travels, many bodybuilding titles, and huge prize monies, had set out to find the fountain of GH.
Training to failure... is it really necessary?
The subject of muscle fiber types and their role in weight training can be a complicated and sometimes confusing issue. Here's a quick and, admittedly, very general primer.
Some fitness experts say to avoid fruit to lose fat. Do they have a point? Here’s the real story.