Break Out of the Rep Range Rut!
Strength coach Ian King lists his top exercises for building mass. Are you doing them all?
In this final installment, I'll cover some of the variations in more detail and I'll also be providing a training cycle that features the snatch as an "anchor" movement.
An Interview with the Warrior Nerd, Lonnie Lowery, PhD
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.
My bodybuilding training includes a bit more heavy lifting than most "regular" bodybuilding programs, and as such will lead to some significant strength gains.
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.
What you need to know about ingesting fats.
Replace some of your usual exercises with the ones here. Mix things up and start making progress again.
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.
There's nothing more frustrating than committing to a training program that doesn't pan out. This is equally true for an athlete who might work hard yet still falls short of his expectations and the strength coach whose biggest satisfaction comes from the great strides his athletes make.
Get revitalized and ready for your next mass program!
The Psychology of Body Transformation and Peak Performance.
As part of an agreement with Testosterone Magazine, excerpts from my new book will be published in the coming months. These excerpts detail the use of performance enhancing drugs by elite athletes as well as those in non-athletic populations.
Single-leg exercise options to help you achieve all your strength and physique goals. Check ’em out.
Eights fruits and vegetables you should be eating… whether you like them or not! Check out the list.
A while back here at T-Nation, I released a series on what I called Pendulum Training. This is basically a training system that has you switching from structural training to functional training every week.
Improving your GPP (General Physical Preparedness) will assist you in virtually every aspect of training. Here’s how to do it.
A noted nutrition expert gives you a peek into his pantry. How does yours compare?
Last week in Part I the coaches talked about stretching myths and how flexibility affects muscle size and strength. This week they'll delve even deeper into the subject, so warm up your brain, do some dynamic stretches for the frontal lobe, and dig in
Try a few of these little-used, but extremely effective exercises and break out of your training rut.
When you’re near the end of a strict competition-style diet, extreme measures are often needed. Try these tricks out.
Stretching is a lot like flossing. We know we should do it, we know it's beneficial, but a lot of us don't do it very often or very well.
The complete, head-to-toe guide to fixing your bad posture. Check it out.