Chad thinks it's time to cut the crap about motor unit recruitment. He feels there's a fundamental misunderstanding about the subject and he doesn't know whether the truth was simply forgotten, or never learned in the first place.
Those aches and pains, that annoying inflexibility, that injury that flares up whenever you try to deadlift a number that's higher than your IQ – all of it could be the result of tight or inflamed fascia.
We all know what kind of training Chad puts his clients through, but what about Chad himself? Amazingly, his own training is mixture of Crossfit and H.I.T. Kidding! You'll be glad to hear that he practices what he preaches.
A program is only as good as its progressions. Why? Because once you adapt to the challenges, they stop working. Here's what to do to continue losing fat and building muscle.
If you've been reading Testosterone for any length of time, you've figured out that each article is just another piece of the weightlifting puzzle. This one's about a big piece of the puzzle, one that's often neglected: the brain.
Too often, lifters assume what works for the chest works for the calves. Not so. Here, finally, is the definitive calf-training article.
She did 15 minutes on the elliptical trainer. Then she did arm curls, leg extensions, straight leg raises, and side bends-lots of side bends. In short, she was doing everything wrong.
Optimize your T levels with these training and diet tips.
What’s better, total body training or an upper-lower body split? Both work, and even though it sounds weird, you can actually combine the two methods. Here’s how.
To be a good fighter, you need a balance between strength, endurance, and mobility. Here’s what to do to ramp up all three.
Five things you should be doing – some in the gym, some at the dinner table – to help you reach your body comp goals.
Crack open his cranium is exactly what some of you might want to do to Chad after reading this article. It seems the boy has gotten used to being flamed and now he's just beggin' for it!
You have to constantly force your body to do what it's not used to doing. Here are two progression methods that'll stick a firecracker up your lazy butt.
Progressive movement training: here's how to make it work for you.
If this list can't convince you to include at least a bit of fast lifting in your routine, you might want to seek professional help to discuss why you're avoiding maximum success.
The right bodyweight exercises can be damn tough and give you great results. Disagree? Try out a few of the exercises on this list.
Three exercises, 25 total reps with a 4-6RM. Don’t worry about sets, rest periods, or even reps per round. Do it. Here’s how and why.
It's not how many reps you do, or how heavy the load is that matters. What matters is how long the sets last.
Stagnation is unacceptable. Revive your workouts and watch your muscle mass increase while your body fat decreases.
Something you can do at home for five minutes that will add size to your chest and upper arms. That plus lots of other cool stuff. Check out the list.
A few cool tricks to help make High Frequency Training work for you.
3 Tricks that can instantly add 20 to 40 pounds to your best previous lifts.
Three fantastic, easy-to-learn weight routines that will buff you out and lean you up fast.
Six days each week, do 100 push-ups and 50 pull-ups. Sounds simple and maybe a little crazy, but it works. Get the full plan here.
Got lagging muscles? Build your calves, abs, quads, hams, traps, and chest. We'll show you how.