People are starting to favor autoregulated load prescriptions now that the limitations of the classic percentage-based loading charts are well known. However, a meta-regression updated these loading charts, so this article discusses whether percentage-based prescriptions are worth revisiting.
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Dr. Helms is currently halfway through his fifth competitive bodybuilding season, during which he won a WNBF pro card. In this interview with Lauren Colenso-Semple, he discusses the art and science of peaking, how his approach has evolved over the years, and considerations for individuals competing in back to back shows.
When life happens and you have to adapt your training program, these strategies will help you stay on track toward your goals or deadlines.
Since sumo deadlifts disproportionately reward people who already have great leverages for deadlifting, it shouldn’t be too surprising that a disproportionate amount of the best deadlifters are sumo deadlifters.
It’s recently been established that long-duration, high-frequency, high-intensity static stretching causes hypertrophy and strength gains in humans. But how? This review explores just that.
There’s no question that we need dietary fat. However, when it comes to exactly how much we need, definitive answers are hard to find. This short article aims to provide some evidence-based insights on minimum fat requirements.
Returning to training after a hiatus can be intimidating. In this article, you’ll learn practical tips for managing training load and selecting exercises for your first few weeks or months back in the gym.
There are many common concerns and myths about creatine, but none quite as popular as the idea that creatine will make you go bald. In this article, we’ll discuss where the idea came from, and why you probably don’t need to be concerned about creatine causing hair loss.
You’ve probably seen the headlines; the International Agency for Research on Cancer recently made waves by declaring aspartame a “possible carcinogen.” Let’s get to the bottom of what this really means.
It is a given that at some stage in your training career, you will end up time-poor. This article covers strategies for continuing to progress, even when time is tight.
A recent meta-analysis suggested that creatine only has a “trivial-to-small” effect on muscle growth. However, that language might understate the actual impact of creatine.
A prior study examining the relationship between muscle fiber typology and rep performance found that fiber type was only weakly related to rep performance. This article breaks down a new study on the topic.