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 Mathematics of Determining a Single-Rep Maximum
An Interview with Brian Batcheldor
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.
Don't you just hate those stubborn body parts that never seem to grow? This "stubbornness" is usually caused by underlying issues, or more accurately, underlying muscles.
The Truth about "Legal Steroids"
How pelvic alignment and proper exercise program design can keep the injury goblins at bay
There are a lot of facts bombarding our gray matter nowadays. Pretty much everyone realizes that we live in an age of information overload.
An abbreviated program for strength and overall development
Post-workout nutrition. Pre-workout nutrition. Mid-workout nutrition. Over the last year, you've heard a whole lot about these topics and for good reason. Whether you're a strength or endurance athlete, the correct nutrients before, during, and after exercise can dramatically impact your muscle mass and recovery.
Want to build muscle? Eat more protein, but not soy protein. Here’s why.
An Interview with Don Alessi - Part 1
How to unleash your core strength to achieve explosive arm development
Here's a nasty little exercise we picked up from a couple of competitive arm wrestlers.
A list of bonehead practices in the gym
Forskolin burns fat through two different pathways: causing the body to burn fat for energy and enhancing thyroid function.
In his first TNT article, big Dave Tate cut through the BS and dropped some great training info on us. This week Dave provides us with a few more explosive tips and tricks, this time for the more advanced trainee.
Movements that "Trick" the Nervous System
This is part two of an article about Chris Shugart and Cy Willson's trip into Mexico to check out the steroid scene and bordertown culture.
This is part one of an article about Chris Shugart and Cy Willson's trip into Mexico to check out the steroid scene and bordertown culture.