Train like a man, not a rodent!
I've been riddled with guilt. I threw out a batch of mom's Christmas cookies today. Her fudge went too soft – as did my wife's cornbread-sausage stuffing, the candied yams, and the bowls of lovingly prepared homemade munchies that have been sitting around my house.
A Glute-Dominant Workout for Increased Strength
The best exercises are often the ones you aren't using. To prevent adaptation, try some of these unconventional movements.
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.
Go to any gym these days and you see most trainees doing an endless number of reps all in the hopes of attaining the oh-so elusive and fleetingly short pump.
As kids, we all looked at superheroes with a sense of awe – not just for their heroic acts of fending off the bad guys, but also for their seemingly flawless muscular bodies. In fact, I know of more than one guy who started working out in order to emulate their favourite superhero.
Healthy, muscle-building food doesn't have to be bland and boring. These cooking tips are worth learning. Check 'em out.
Shake up your training with these untraditional exercises that build muscle and strength. Check ‘em out.
"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.
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.
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!
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.
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.
What does having a “balanced diet” really mean? And is it even ideal for bodybuilders and athletes? Dr. Lowery looks at several popular approaches.