What Your Doctor, Your Friends, Your Mamma, and Maybe Even You Don't Know About Steroids
10 Ways to Screw Up Your Diet
An Interview with Christian Thibaudeau
Let's see if this situation sounds vaguely familiar. You're passionate about taking care of your body. You work out, you eat right, and you take supplements to fine tune the way your body looks, feels, and functions. If you piled up all the hours you've spent studying all this stuff, you'd think some University would just flat out give you a PhD.
I'm here to tackle four of the most common myths you probably hear spouted as fact by some meathead at least once a week in the gym.
Does glutamine live up to the hype? Not really. Here’s why.
Last week, John Berardi, Lonnie Lowery, Cy Willson, and that annoying Jared kid from the TV commercials discussed different aspects of carbohydrate metabolism. When last we left them, they were about to start explaining the differences between individual types of carbohydrates.
It's been nearly two years since Lonnie Lowery and I teamed up to get our macronutrient roundtable on. First, we invited Cy Willson to share in an interesting protein discussion.
This is when the old saying, "necessity is the mother of invention" comes into play.
Five Ways to Get Unstuck and Turn Back on the Gains!
Across-the-board condemnation of dietary fat is like branding all drugs as bad... or all people of a particular ethnic background as undesirable. I suppose we could call the media hype against fat "nutritional racism."
Ever notice rust on your hands after working out?
A calorie is not a calorie. A fat is not a fat. A carb is not a carb. A protein is not a protein. Here’s why.
How to Gain (or Lose) Muscle
How to manipulate diet and exercise to look good naked, part 2
How to manipulate diet and exercise to look great naked
The purpose of this column is tri-fold. Purpose number one is as a "refresher course" for seasoned lifters. Sure, deep down, you may know this stuff, but it's been so long since you first read about it that you've forgotten the rationale behind the subject matter.
The Bodybuilder's Hierarchy of Needs
The Lowdown on the Latest in Bodybuilding Chemistry
I'll show you some more challenging and dynamic rotational exercises that are sure to help you develop Tornado-like power!
If you don't already have Ian King's 'Get Buffed!' book, you've probably heard about it. It's definitely one of best-received books about weight training on the market.
The Mathematics of Determining a Single-Rep Maximum
Sit down with a bunch of bodybuilders and ask them to sum up all the important stuff they've learned and you'll probably hear some interesting info. But sit down with a bunch of experts in the field, guys with years of experience training themselves and working with others, and what you hear may change how you eat and train forever.
How pelvic alignment and proper exercise program design can keep the injury goblins at bay