All posts tagged "Training science"
How To Supplement Creatine For Maximum Results
If you’re following an intense training regimen for strength gains, physique improvements, or sports performance, then you’re likely taking creatine. This...LatestAugust 6, 2015
Pump Up The Volume For Beginners
When it come to lifting weights, is more always better? That’s what a study published in The Journal of Strength &...Beginning BodybuildingAugust 6, 2015
How Many Sets For Small Muscle Groups?
Researchers from Japan studied the effects of training volume—one versus three sets per exercise—on muscular strength and hypertrophy (muscle growth) in...Beginning BodybuildingAugust 5, 2015
Strength Training Might Be Better For Getting Ripped
New research suggests that the barbell might be a better tool for getting ripped than the treadmill. Just a few weeks...AbsAugust 4, 2015
Can you lift light and still make muscle gains?
A long-standing tenet in bodybuilding is that if you want to promote muscular hypertrophy, or muscle size gains, you need to...Blog PostAugust 12, 2010
A blast from the past
This is an excerpt from an article that I wrote 19 years ago that illustrates many of the popular bodybuilding practices...Blog PostJuly 15, 2010
Maximizing anabolic hormones during training
Few would argue that testosterone helps to build muscle. Proof of this exists throughout the existing medical literature. One study, for...Blog PostJune 17, 2010
Is this the cure for stubborn calves?
In 1990, I had the occasion to meet Dorian Yates. Yates was making his American debut at the Night of the...Blog PostJune 10, 2010
Arthur Jones, the late inventor of the Nautilus and Med-ex exercise machines, had a very acrimonious relationship with most exercise scientists....Blog PostMay 17, 2010
Occlusion training boosts muscle gains in older men
Occlusion training involves restricting blood flow to working muscles by way of a cuff or tourniquet. Originally developed in Japan, this...Blog PostMay 16, 2010
Aerobics and myostatin: an odd couple?
The thought of doing aerobic exercise is anathema to many bodybuilders. According to bodybuilding dogma, doing aerobics will melt muscle faster...Blog PostApril 17, 2010
Single versus multiple sets: which is best for increasing muscle size?
Traditional bodybuilding training involves using several exercises with multiple sets to increase muscular size and strength. The majority of successful bodybuilding...Blog PostMarch 26, 2010