Every generation of bodybuilders has its unfounded fear of certain foods. The current generation takes the cake.
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.
As it stands now, sooner or later, your prostate will start to swell up like the dinner rolls momma's baking in the oven. At best, this unwanted hypertrophy will just obstruct urine flow. At worst, it'll develop into cancer.
Maybe we were all wrong. Maybe form really doesn't matter, at least when it comes hypertrophy training. Here’s why.
It’s time to shake up your training. Try out the exercises in this T Nation classic and get fired up again.
A new exercise is mentally stimulating. It turns your brain on, excites the nervous system and breaks you out of the training blahs. Try these out.
Try a few of these little-used, but extremely effective exercises and break out of your training rut.
Progress stalled? Try something new. Give these exercises a shot.
If you train like everyone else in the gym, then you're probably not training very well. Try these little-known exercises, stand out, and make gains.
Shake up your training with these untraditional exercises that build muscle and strength. Check ‘em out.
The best exercises are often the ones you aren't using. To prevent adaptation, try some of these unconventional movements.
Variety in training, used wisely, is one of the factors that keeps the gains coming. Try these odd but effective exercises to mix things up.
Weight training is like sex. It can get boring if you always do it the same way. Here’s how to spice up your workout.
Here are eight exercises you've probably never tried. Shake up your next workout.
Break out of your training rut and adopt some challenging new exercises. Here are 8 to test out.
Do you like pain? Do you like showing off your gym work ethic? Here are some sure-fire ways to do it.
When you go to sleep, some pretty amazing things start to happen. You may be surprised.
Fear is the single best predictor of weightlifting success - not the absence of fear, but actually experiencing it.
The key to using stimulants like Spike wisely is to find the dosage that fits your mental and physical groove. Here’s how.
Fish oil burns fat and curbs inflammation if used correctly. The problem? Many people are screwing it up. Here's how to use it to get real results.
Dietary choices have become sort of the new religion for many people. Let’s offend them. Or maybe, just maybe, educate them so they won’t make silly choices.
If you drop about a roll and a half of Mentos mints into a 2-liter bottle of Diet Coke, you'd better run like hell because the Mentos causes the Coke to erupt into a beautiful, 15-foot high, sugary-sweet Coca Cola geyser.
I think it's a safe bet that at least 50% of bodybuilders are making one little mistake that, in effect, is making most or all of their workouts a waste of time.
Biceps Exercises for the Genetically Challenged
German Volume Training worked great, but it had some drawbacks. Check out the updated version of this famously brutal training plan.