I’ve always stressed the importance of optimal hormone levels when it comes to maximizing your muscle gains and fat loss. Those hormones include insulin, human growth hormone, cortisol and testosterone, just to name the majors. Not surprisingly, I get a ...Read More »
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Q: Some of the guys where I train do the low-cable row with a lot of to-and-fro torso movement. Is that correct, or should the torso be fixed during the exercise? A: Keep your torso upright and rigid throughout each rep. Imagine ...Read More »
Q: I know that Arnold trained four hours daily. Why do experts now recommend only 45-minute workouts for naturals? A: Back in the 1970s, bodybuilders trained much longer than they do today. The typical bodybuilder trained six days a week ...Read More »
Ron Harris weighs in with his opinion on the argument about natural limits to muscle mass. Recently, I got into it online with a guy who was angry that I have pushed the “lie” for many years that professional bodybuilders ...Read More »
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Deadline to enter without late fee has been moved from Saturday, June 20, to Tuesday, June 23. You can register by going to www.npcwestcoast.com, where you can also find out all the information regarding the contest. Tickets are on a ...Read More »
Tiny chia seeds have been getting a lot of attention lately. Often referred to as a superfood, they offer many health benefits and carry a punch, with all nine essential amino acids in proper proportion, as well as many nonessential ...Read More »
The reason that so many athletes who lift weights regularly do not try the Olympic lifts is that they believe the lifts are far too complicated to learn on their own. While it’s true that both the snatch and clean ...Read More »
A rite of passage for each of my children, at about kindergarten age, was the way I would query them: “When did the War of 1812 start?” I would say. It would generally be followed by the obligatory, “Who fought ...Read More »
Gary Kaplan, D.O., is board-certified in family medicine. He’s the founder of The Kaplan Center for Integrative Medicine in McLean, Virginia. He says, “Getting sick is part of life, but that doesn’t mean that we can’t take steps to try ...Read More »
Eggs—are they bad for you due to cholesterol? According to the May/June ’13 Well Being Journal, researcher Nora Gedgaudas found that “historically, the human diet has always contained significant amounts of cholesterol. Restricting or eliminating its intake indicates a crisis ...Read More »
Do you do every set the same way? You know, same rep tempo, same hand spacing, same rest between sets? Well, your motto for growth should be “change to gain” because it takes something unique to add more mass to ...Read More »
By launching into this highly intense hybrid training methods plan, you can look like a pro and perform like an athlete. When it comes to enhanced athletic performance and physique development, you can indeed have it all. The hybrid training ...Read More »
Photos by Dan Gregory 1. Quick Stats - height, weight, age, measurements, bodyfat, max weight on reps? Height: 5’ 2-3/4" Weight:130 lbs, Age: 32 Chest: 39 in Waist: 29 in Hips: 40 in Bodyfat: 13% Max Rep: 225 ...Read More »
Q: How long is too long to stare at a girl in the gym? I mean, we go to the gym to look good, but I hear girls complaining about men staring at them while they workout, even if they ...Read More »
Stop a passerby on the street and ask them to rattle off the names of diseases that come to mind and they’ll probably say something like cancer, diabetes and high blood pressure. All common answers, right? Predictable, too. They certainly ...Read More »