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.
"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.
When it comes to weight training, the deltoids are unique.
A Research Study Analysis
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.
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!
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."
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."
Progress stalled? Try something new. Give these exercises a shot.
An Interview with Charles Staley
How to Build by only Training Two Days a Week
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
12 Weeks to Astounding Abdominals
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.