Category : Training

Powerlifting

Powerlifting

Powerlifting Events

Powerlifting consists of 3 events, the squat, deadlift and bench press. There are also push pull only events, where the squat is absent from competition. Also, strict curling has made an appearance in some federation … Read more

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Training

Getting Warmed Up

One question I see over and over again is how do I warm up? I rarely ever answer this question decisively, because it is my belief that a proper warm up is an individual thing. I have offered advice on the subject, but little in the way of instruction.… Read more

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Training

Weight Training: I Like Dirt

I like dirt! I like grime, sweat, spit, and bugs, and all the other nasty little things you find in my home gym. I like it all for one reason…the atmosphere it creates. Do you really think cavemen survived by attacking mammoths in a sterilized… Read more

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Training

Steroid Use In Teens

At my gym I see it all the time. A scrawny teen with “BACK-NE” (back acne), doing  avolume training routine that he most likely got out of a bodybuilding magazine.

Steroid use, along with other performance enhancing drugs, is rapidly increasing… Read more

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Training

Man of Iron? The Truth Is In The Hands

There is one universal sign of a man’s work ethic: his hands. I don’t care how big he is, or how strong he appears to be. It’s the hands that tell the story.

How hard does he really go? How far does he push his limits? Only the hands can tell. There… Read more

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Training

Stength and Muscle: Built Like A Fighter

What does a fighter look like? Generally a fighter is lean, strong, and muscular.

The general approach to building such a body is to – of course – be a fighter. But there are other paths for those who would rather not get punched in … Read more

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Old School

Master This Bodybuilding Program: Peary Rader’s One-Day Program Of Specialization Revisited

In The Rader Master Bodybuilding and Weight Gaining System, Peary told us about a program he developed that could add up to 3/4 of an inch to a trainees arms in one day.

The program goes like this – pick a day when you can do nothing but train,… Read more

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