This new Q & A column is about building a muscular and aesthetic physique. It's not about breaking strength records or reaching speed and power personal bests.
I get emails all the time from T-Nation readers who want to know why I don't write programs for the masses. About the only answer I can muster up is: "Because I have a conscience."
More muscle, less body fat AND a boost in testosterone? Check out this research.
Chapter Three: Whole Grains
T Nation talks to influential strength coach Paul Chek. It got weird fast. Check it out.
Today, Dave discusses something called "the breakthrough factor," how he'd approach bodybuilding today, and a very intriguing training idea: the private warehouse gym. Let's get to it!
The legendary strength athlete tells us why muscle growth is vital for max lifts, and why it's not the same for powerlifters as it is for bodybuilders.
They say you can't out-train a bad diet, but you CAN out-train a moderate one. Here's how to work out and eat so that you can still make progress without strict dieting.
Lifting weights, slaying dragons, and finding out what you’re really made of. What are you questing for? Check this out.
Ever had one of those days where you just couldn't get into the flow of your workout? Or worse yet, you don't even make it to the gym? It's happened to all of us before. The mind is willing, but the body just isn't ready (or vice versa).
The one-arm snatch is one of the best and most time-efficient total body exercises. Here’s how to do it.
Now, in this last installment of the Tailor-Made Nutrition series, I'll continue where I left off in Part II, moving from the discussion of methodology to the actual adjustments you may need to tailor-make your own nutrition plan.
Thirteen foods you should be eating. Check ‘em out.
This isn't my usual type of article. Rather than launch into a specific training program, TC's given me this opportunity to launch into an Alwyn Cosgrove rant. A brief warning for the timid, however: I am the king of the politically incorrect.
More info about how to custom-make your own diet plan.
Seven weird looking (but effective!) exercises to shake up your stagnant workouts. Check ‘em out.
A program designed to improve your vertical jump and your overall strength and athleticism. Check it out.
This is Lucky 13, a rapid fire Q & A session with a training or nutrition expert who matters. It's fast, furious, and to the point.
An honest, eye-opening interview with a guy who’s been on the stuff for 30 straight years. Check it out.
Design your own nutrition plan made just for your body and your goals. Here’s how.
It's borderline heresy that I even considered writing this article. As if being a lightweight powerlifter wasn't bad enough, my actions here will probably get me ostracized by the powerlifting community. Yes, folks, I'm a powerlifter writing a nutrition article.
You like to look good naked. Your training revolves around aesthetics. You're a bodybuilder.
Power up your posterior chain. These workouts will teach your body to tap into higher threshold motor units for explosive efforts.
As most T-Mag readers know, John Berardi's been around the block so many times, he makes the mailman look like a slacker. A nutrition consultant to everyone from hockey players to soccer moms, when this guy talks sports nutrition - you'd better listen. Need more convincing?
As I sit here pondering the recently concluded Staley Training Summit, I'm left wondering - as I often do - how far overboard I went with my whirlwind lecture on diet and recovery.