Author Archive

Interview With Strongman Competitor Doc Colossus

You want strong? Look no further? Strongman competitor Doc Colossus doesn’t mess around with light weight, baby. In this interview with the Doc, he talks about his recent injury, and tells us how he got involved with lifting and strongman…

Dave Draper Top Squat Review

Mick Madden

Dave Draper Top Squat Review As my mother would say, I’m not a Spring chicken anymore. At 42, I am stronger than I have ever been in my life, but I am also fragile. Though I have remained injury free…

Ronnie Rowland on the Slingshot Training System

Ronnie Rowland on the development of the Slingshot Training System… I’ve been around training for about 30 years now and it’s provided me with the opportunity to observe and ask a lot of questions to top level bodybuilders, strength athletes,…

Sergio Oliva Training Routine

Sergio Oliva Training Routine. Sergio Oliva stated that the following routine was his only true exercise program. His training routine involved some interesting combinations…high volume, 5×5 work, supersets, antagonistic training, a modest – but heavy – squat workout, 20 rep…

Understanding Progression: Weight and Intensity

Mick Madden

More! More! More! Do more! How many times have you read that in an article, or on a forum post? Progression is king, but what exactly is progression? Is it good enough to simply add more weight each time you…

Are Prohormones Worse Than Steroids?

Mick Madden

Are Prohormones Worse Than Steroids? Are prohormones worse than steroids? For the most part, yes. But before we explore the reasons, let’s get something out of the way. Steroids are illegal. Go to jail illegal. Prohormones are legal. Not go…

How Big Can a Natural Bodybuilder Get?

How big can a natural bodybuilder get? These numbers represent your projected natural muscle mass limits using the Casey Butt formula and method. Estimates are for 10% bodyfat, 7 inch wrist circumference, and 8.75 inch ankle circumference. All measurements, including…