The author stopped lifting weights for five months to test out this MMA-based bodyweight training program. Here’s what he learned.
The purpose of this column is tri-fold. Purpose number one is as a "refresher course" for seasoned lifters. Sure, deep down, you may know this stuff, but it's been so long since you first read about it that you've forgotten the rationale behind the subject matter.
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.
An Interview with Frank Shamrock
A Conversation with Jimmy "The Iron Bull" Pellechia
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.
Train like a man, not a rodent!
Tired of your routine? Time to shake it up!
Personalize high volume training for your body type and get maximum gains in size and strength. Get the details here.
"I'm sick. Should I train or not?"
One of my favorite books is A Book Of Five Rings by Miyomato Musashi. Musashi was a badass 17th century Japanese swordsman who never lost a duel in over sixty fights. This book outlines his philosophy of success. I re-read it recently and was amazed by how many of his principles apply to a variety of areas in life, including productive strength training.
Has Mike discovered the Holy Grail of training programs? Has he figured out a way to keep the body from adapting? Can he levitate just by using the power of his mind? Answers to these questions and more are contained herein.
Doug Hepburn was the first man to bench 500 pounds, drug-free. His old school strength advice still stands up. Check it out.
A time-tested way to get strong from old-time weightlifter and strongman Doug Hepburn. Check it out.
You're punks. All of ya'. All of ya' under 25 or so, that is. Mike Mahler calls you "Generation Ent," for Entertainment, meaning you need to be constantly entertained. Well stand by to be entertained, in a manner of speaking.
Reg Park, the guy who inspired Arnold, knew how to build strength and symmetry. Here’s what we can still learn from him today.
The most effective muscle-building programs might also be the simplest. How simple? Try one exercise.
In Part 2 of his series, Mahler shows you how to get big and strong without ever getting bored with your workouts.
A surprising number of people have fixed their nagging back pain by adding this wrestler's exercise. Here's how to do it.