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.
"What are some of the most radical and perhaps bizarre methods you have ever heard of for increasing strength?"
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.
Bodybuilding may never make it to the Olympics, but I believe that Olympic lifting will make it to bodybuilding. In fact, I've always recommended that bodybuilders use Olympic lifting at certain times during the training year.
This is when the old saying, "necessity is the mother of invention" comes into play.
Another piece of the bodybuilding puzzle?
EDT for Maximal Strength Breakthroughs!
Five Ways to Get Unstuck and Turn Back on the Gains!
One of the most common questions I receive involves choosing the best exercise for a certain body part. What's the best biceps exercise? What's the best quad movement? What's the best exercise for the left pinky toe? Of course, the answers are always a little more complicated than just curls, squats, and pinky-toe extensions.
A Conversation with Jimmy "The Iron Bull" Pellechia
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."
How to cheat on your diet and look even better
This isn't your typical training article. Instead, it's more of a glimpse into what it really takes to achieve a specific goal - in this case a 600 pound bench press. Still, you're sure to pick up a few training tips along the way.
"The aim of the legal action is to force the fast-food industry to "offer a larger variety to the consumers, including non-meat vegetarian, less grams of fat, and a reduction of size of their meals."
An Interview with Charles Staley
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.
A quick guide to the most important stretches for lifters.
What does having a “balanced diet” really mean? And is it even ideal for bodybuilders and athletes? Dr. Lowery looks at several popular approaches.
Sex, Sand, and Rock & Roll
A Comprehensive Look at Lab Tests