By definition, a peak is surrounded by two valleys, which means (despite what athletes always like to tell me), you can't be in peak condition all the time.
A practical training and nutrition guide for college students
A lot of you have been training for years, and as such have experimented with dozens of training methods. Most are probably long since forgotten, like the girl with the braces and padded bra that you dated once or twice back in high school. There wasn't any chemistry and you went your separate ways.
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.
Getting aggressive with your recovery
Taking your workouts to the next level
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.
Anyone who's ever picked up a weight has learned a little about physics, whether he knows it or not.
Move over abs; traps are in style this season.
Think you have what it takes to make it in the world of elite sports? Do you have immense talent and ability?
I remember when I first got the notion of how powerful the psychology behind training can be.
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!
A famous medical doctor, C. Chan Gunn, once likened the human upper trapezius muscle to that of a cobra snake's hood.
An Interview with Ed Coan
In this article, we'll look at the variations of the shrug that can be used to accomplish several specific objectives.
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.
If you want to correct a few muscle imbalances you may have created before you knew better, or if you want to fortify the integrity of your shoulder joints and maybe even improve your posture, then this might be just the article you need.
General Physical Preparedness – GPP – means that you're not just strong, you're capable of keeping your heart rate up without dying. Here's the best way to improve yours.
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.
Amaze Your Friends, Stun Your Enemies
Sure, you squat, but do you squat BIG? Master coach and powerlifter Dave Tate will show you how.
Evaluation and Treatment of Common Knee Problems
Q&A for high-performance athletes
Train your hamstrings, adductors and abductors with this unique exercise.
An Interview with Pavel Tsatsouline