Sit down with a bunch of bodybuilders and ask them to sum up all the important stuff they've learned and you'll probably hear some interesting info. But sit down with a bunch of experts in the field, guys with years of experience training themselves and working with others, and what you hear may change how you eat and train forever.
Post-workout nutrition. Pre-workout nutrition. Mid-workout nutrition. Over the last year, you've heard a whole lot about these topics and for good reason. Whether you're a strength or endurance athlete, the correct nutrients before, during, and after exercise can dramatically impact your muscle mass and recovery.
Want to build muscle? Eat more protein, but not soy protein. Here’s why.
Here's a nasty little exercise we picked up from a couple of competitive arm wrestlers.
Foods you should be eating, plus foods to avoid or at least cut back on. Check out the lists.
Admit it. A lot of times you plan your workouts around your major muscle groups and just "throw in" a few sets at the end for your ancillary muscles – calves, abs, and forearms.
Try something new, experiment, mix it up, sometimes let her get on top and hold the riding crop... well, you know what we mean.
Why would someone who once fervently rallied the industry against steroids eventually succumb to their call?
Given the fact that most people wouldn't dare deviate from the norm in the gym, they never try some of the coolest, most interesting exercises available.
How you could stretch out a set by making use of the fact that you can give yourself a biomechanical advantage simply by changing your foot or hand position.
Improve Your Grip Strength, Improve Your Physique
I have to admit, I debated long and hard about running this interview. Don't get me wrong, there's nothing wrong with it and I have nothing against Dorian Yates.
Train your hamstrings, adductors and abductors with this unique exercise.
Amaze Your Friends, Stun Your Enemies
The glutes play a larger role in sports performance than just keeping your jock from falling down. As part of your posterior chain of muscles, properly trained glutes can help you jump higher and sprint faster.
A training program doesn't have to be complicated to work. In fact, sometimes the most simplistic routines can be the most exhaustive and result-producing.
An Interview with Ed Coan
If your back training program involves nothing but machine pulldowns, then put on a frilly pink dress 'cause you're training like a little girl!
I remember when I first got the notion of how powerful the psychology behind training can be.
Move over abs; traps are in style this season.
Anyone who's ever picked up a weight has learned a little about physics, whether he knows it or not.
If you want to learn how to fight like a man, there's only one place to go: the world famous Lion's Den dojo.
or "Why Johnny Can't Gain Weight"
This short column might give you a neat little training tip, or it may address diet, supplementation, drugs, or even cooking. If it's interesting, and it's relatively short, it may find its way here.
What do you get when you cross a bodybuilder with a martial artist? Answer: A person you want on your side in a bar fight!