Bodybuilders know the muscle-building value of chicken—loads of lean protein—but plain chicken can get bland. Let’s spice it up—and make it peachy. 4 6-ounce skinless, boneless chicken breasts 1/4 cup balsamic vinegar 7 ounces pitted peaches 1/2 teaspoon dried ...Read More »
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Q: I heard that you are a proponent of the 100-reps method. Is that the same as 10×10? A: They are similar but not the same; however, both are excellent for increasing work capacity by training the lactate-capacity energy system. ...Read More »
This month L.T. does the Q&A thing with fitness model and TV star T.J. Hoban. Though he’s best known as “Rex” on “It’s Always Sunny in Philadelphia,” the man has a jacked physique that’s getting notice as well.Read More »
Bill Seno defeated the legendary Sergio Oliva not once, but twice, including beating out Sergio for the Most Muscular title of the 1964 Mr. America contest. Bill set the World Record official IPF Bench Press that stood for an amazing ...Read More »
Q: As a natural bodybuilder you are such an inspiration to me. I was wondering what you do to prevent injuries before workouts? When I was in high school, I hurt my shoulder benching heavy three times a week. I ...Read More »
Q: What’s the best way to test for food intolerance, and do food intolerances affect fat loss? A: You can test for a food intolerance by getting a blood test, but a simpler way is to eliminate the suspected food ...Read More »
Age: 31 Weight: 145 (contest); 190 (off-season) Height: 5’3” Hometown: Phoenix Current residence: Phoenix Occupation: Personal trainer Contest highlights: ’13 NPC USA, lightweight, 3rd; ’13 NPC West Coast Classic, lightweight, 1st Factoids: He loves hot wings and horror movies, and ...Read More »
Lateral raises remain one of the best exercises for capping off the shoulders. They target the medial head directly to sculpt more roundness. Just a slight increase in muscle on that head can result in the illusion of wide shoulders, ...Read More »
Q: I’ve been using the workout you suggested, and it’s working really well. I’m doing chest and arms on Monday, legs on Wednesday and back and shoulders on Friday. I have been doing it for about three months, and I’m ...Read More »
Forward Foods, LLC, the maker of the award-winning Detour bar, has released a new line of natural, gluten-free, whole-grain oatmeal bars. The new Smart bars come in delicious fruit flavors and mark the company’s entry into the natural foods category. ...Read More »
Cardio is important I began my diet in earnest on April 1st this year (no foolin’). My beginning weight was at 218.8 (in the morning) and my waist was ballooned out to 36 1/2″. My average caloric intake each day ...Read More »
One of the primary questions often asked about anabolic steroids is how they will affect future health. As with any drug the effects of steroids depends on time and dosage; that is, how much you use and how long you ...Read More »
The egg is considered a perfect protein source because of its complete makeup of essential amino acids, branched-chain amino acids and glutamic acid. Once egg protein is in your system, it is completely absorbed by your body. A recent study at ...Read More »
Photographed at Gold’s Gym, Venice, California by Jerry Fredrick Age: 42 Weight: 118 Height: 5’4” Sample workout (legs): Circuit 1—leg extensions, 3 x 15-20; sumo squats, 3 x 20; leg curls, 3 x 15; Circuit 2—good mornings, 3 x 15; ...Read More »
Cruciferous vegetables—such as broccoli, Brussels sprouts, and cabbage—are a rich source of sulforaphane, a compound that previous studies suggest has an anti-inflammatory effect. Ian Clark, from the University of East Anglia in the United Kingdom, and colleagues have shown that ...Read More »