A regular guy uses steroids and chronicles his experiences. Controversy ensues.
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.
Over the past few years I've seen many lifters and coaches discussing the seemingly strange movements I prescribe for strength development. Many of these guys are grasping the big picture but missing many of the finer points. To remedy this, I've written this "toolbox" series to help experienced lifters fill in the blanks and newer lifters learn about some very effective exercises.
Achieve your goals or eat Alpo!
In the first installment of this article, I discussed the various benefits of the snatch and I also hinted at the large number of possible snatch variations.
Break out of your training rut and adopt some challenging new exercises. Here are 8 to test out.
Getting the physique you want is about much more than calories in, calories out. You also need to think about the Energy Phase and the Anabolic Phase.
Before it was a “health” food, soy protein was mainly used as cheap dog food filler. Here’s why you shouldn’t even feed it to your pooch.
Joe DeFranco is a busy man. Right now he's training sixty high school athletes, thirty college athletes, and ten professionals. NFL agents keep his phone ringing all day long
Bas Rutten might just be the ultimate T-man. This 6'1", 220-pounder is a former Ultimate Fighting Champion and three time King of Pancrase.
Are dietary academic arguments making people even fatter? Intriguing info here.
A Revolutionary Training Apparatus!
Snooze Your Way to Bigger Muscles and Less Fat!
Big Time Gains for the Part-Time Lifter
Some people (like maybe your mom or dad) are still worried about high protein diets blowing up your kidneys. Here's why they have nothing to worry about.
New exercises, new format, new pain!
An interview with champion powerlifter Mike Miller
Extreme Diversity for Extreme Muscle Growth!
We can't escape the clock, as hormones and blood constituents rise and fall throughout the day, as does our glucose tolerance. In fact, glucose tolerance can become so poor in the evening, researchers have related it to Type II diabetes!
What would you give to have delts so big and wide that you had to strip naked and coat yourself with lard before being able to pass from room to room?
A Complete Program to Maximize Your Cutting Cycles
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.
How to lose fat and gain muscle with low doses of growth hormone
Why you should train each muscle group more than once a week