Tudor Bompa is known to many as the man who single-handedly revolutionized Western training methods. After more than forty years of work in the arena of international sports, he's widely considered one of the world's leading specialists when it comes to periodization, planning, peaking, and strength and power training.
The Lowdown on the Latest in Bodybuilding Chemistry
Now you want her to join you in the gym because the couple that trains together, stays together.
About halfway through the night your body runs out of muscle-building fuel and leaves you in a catabolic state. Here’s what you can do about it.
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.
Techniques for breaking through strength plateaus in the bench press
Cheat meals are fine for some people and a big mistake for others. Here’s what you need to know.
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 2
An Interview with Don Alessi - Part 1
The World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA) is flushed with victory after catching their first group of athletes for blood doping offenses 31 years after they invented the practice of testing.
Have the balls to make up your own mind!
Here's a nasty little exercise we picked up from a couple of competitive arm wrestlers.
An Interview with Dr. Ken Kinakin
Forskolin burns fat through two different pathways: causing the body to burn fat for energy and enhancing thyroid function.
I don't need to tell you how revered the bench press is. Along with exercises such as the squat and deadlift, it forms the basis of most strength training and bodybuilding programs. And it wouldn't be too bold a statement to say that the bench press is the most popular upper-body exercise in the world!