When people think old-school training, this is the guy they're thinking about. "Oh, 5x5"" You ask?" Hell no, not even Reg Park himself trained like that- that was a goddamned beginner's workout. That full-body three days a week horseshit you've been peddled was even more fanciful than Saddam's WMDs, Justin Bieber's impression of his own
I was once asked why I do squat lockouts with 1100+ lbs. My answer? Because I can. There's more to it than that, though. Partials, as I'm sure you all know, boast such myriad benefits as building stronger and thicker tendons, ligaments, and attachments, greatly stimulates the central nervous system and forces the body to build
The 1970s bodybuilding scene was more wide open than Mexican prison and more fun than a midget orgy on Ecstasy- the dudes who competed did so out of love for the sport and whatever personal weirdness drove them into lifting in the first place, and making money was the last goddamned thing on their mind.
Some trends need to die. We try and swim through the sea of misinformation in today's diet culture in this episode of the hatecast. Also find out what ryan eats. Hint: YOU ARE WHAT YOU EAT and hes a beast. https://m.youtube.com/watch?feature=youtu.be&v=6B3lzNzCR2s
"Train hard… party hard… makes the body hard." If there has ever been a single better quote from a lifter about his methodology, I have no idea what it could be- this ranks right up there with Carl Panzram's last words for utterances of badassery. Roger Estep has existed perennially as the low key, full homo
"A man might be thought wealthy if someone were to draw the story of his deeds, that they may be remembered." The adage "nice guys finish last" is as trite as it is true, misunderstood as it is misapplied. It is invariably used by redpills to decry the fact that chicks go for good
Over the past decade, several prominent strength and conditioning coaches have started looking at their trainee’s personality types when creating their workout routines. The late Charles Poliquin was one of the first coaches to start using this method, and with great success. Poliquin knew that everyone tended to respond differently to different training methods. But