Most people, even lifters, have weak hamstrings. Here’s why and how to get them bigger and stronger.
A Roundtable Discussion featuring Lonnie Lowery, PhD, John Davies and Mike Robertson
You get gains by balancing training stress and recovery. Here’s how to recover faster so you can train harder.
"Are you kidding, JB? You expect me to eat this stuff? Where's the taste? Where's the variety!?"
For several years, I was the Watson to Strength Coach Charles Poliquin's Sherlock Holmes. I chronicled his theories, revelations and discoveries. I like to think I played a small part in his success but in all probability, guys like Charles don't need any help; they get famous all on their own.
NO2 supplements are still popular, which is weird because, well, they don’t work. Here’s why.
Are you still using arginine-based nitric-oxide supplements? You’re wasting money. Here’s why.
It's the sound you never want to hear when weight training. Sometimes you feel it immediately; sometimes you sense something happen but it takes a few hours for the full impact to hit you. Either way you've injured your back. The big question is, what do you do?
We're going to zoom off into the stratosphere with some nutritional modalities and, for lack of a better word, treatments that are new, wild and downright exciting.
Energy, intensity, concentration, drive, power, confidence, even euphoria!
First, a lesson in muscle hypertrophy. Then, a training plan that takes all that science and puts it into a training plan that you can personalize to fit your needs. Check it out.
To get stronger, a lifter must discover his weak points, then work to bring them up. These exercises will help.
High intensity vs. volume training. Olympic lifting vs. powerlifting. High intensity cardio vs. low intensity cardio. The list of debates and disputes in this field goes on and on, and perhaps the most disputed area is abdominal training.
The three-step plan for setting up for a bench press PR.
In this article I'll be focusing specifically on handling injuries to the lower back or lumbar region.
"Ms. Beast" tells how to develop a shapely, firm physique
When you think of science, the first thing that probably comes to mind is images of atrophied, goggle-wearing weaklings in white coats. Bulging muscles and inhuman strength are certainly not part of your mental image!
It happens every time I write an article or give a workshop. Someone asks me, "So, uh, Dan, do you think I should do it five times a week or should I do it twice a day?" It doesn't matter what "it" is – one arm lifts, Tabata front squats, Olympic lifts–I always get the same perplexing response.
An interview with Dr. Jack Singer, Sports Psychologist
There's something special about a firm and flat midsection. Your abdominals attract attention like nothing else.
Accelerate your strength development, increase your explosiveness, and boost your work capacity. Here’s how.
Get stronger and build muscle with this unique 4-week training plan.
How to use this awesome gymnastic movement in a regular gym to build size and strength.
Fire, wood, earth, metal, water. What “type” are you when it comes to natural strength and the ability to build muscle? Find out here.
We have some good news for you. The New Year's resolution crowd, famous for clogging up the gym for the first two months of every year, is starting to dwindle. As they devolve back into their sedentary lifestyles, you have the opportunity to evolve your training program to reach even greater heights. In this series, we'll show you how!