Instable Surface Training: A Slippery Slope?

Anthony Roberts

Over the past few years, most large-chain gyms have begun purchasing various implements that were once seen only in rehabilitation programs. Bosa balls (a half ball with a solid plastic top), stability (or “swiss”) balls, wobble-boards, and the like can…

A Call Out to All Lifters to Fill the Raw Unity Roster

A note from Eric Talmant of Raw Unity Powerlifting, received 11/04/2009: Hello Everyone. I am writing to say that we have 5 spots available in the female division, 6 spots available in the heavyweight division, and 8 spots available in…

Don’t Believe Everything You Read About Training

Sometimes I read articles over at T-Nation, and I wonder if there are other people like me in the world; people who are left shaking their heads in disbelief. Every week I get a spam email from the site promoting…

Research on Chains, Viagra, Supervised Training, and More

Anthony Roberts

Supervised Exercise Yields Better Results The results are in: people who workout with supervision get better results. A group of researchers in the Netherlands recently concluded in the Journal of Sports Medicine and Physical Fitness that” Stimulation of physical activity…

Side Effects from Creatine Supplementation

There is no doubt: creatine is the most wildly popular bodybuilding and performance enhancing non-hormonal supplement on the market. Pennsylvania State University did a study which revealed that creatine supplementation results in increased strength and muscle mass gains. But is…

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Back Exercises for Bodybuilders and Powerlifters

Back Exercises. The back muscles are often one of the most under-worked muscle groups by bodybuilders and casual weight trainers. On this page you’ll learn about popular back exercises, as well as proper form. Some of the exercises primarily target…