There’s a lot of debate about the effects of training frequency for strength gains. However, the data are surprisingly clear.
Going vegetarian or vegan and worried about losing your gains? In this longer article, we dive deep into the difference between vegetarian diets and non-vegetarian diets, the difference between plant and animal protein, and what to keep in mind when trying to make gains on a vegetarian or vegan diet.
How much progress can a new trainee expect by July? Here are the realistic training goals, backed by science, that all new lifters can aim for.
This article models the relative strength advantage you’d expect from steroid usage. Does theory match experimental and observational evidence?
We all know at least one scrawny guy with more strength than people who are way bigger and more muscular. How can that happen? We have your answer here.
Should you be training different muscles with different loads and rep ranges based on their predominant muscle fiber type?
How much control do we have over strength and hypertrophy outcomes? Here’s what we know about the relationship between genetics and strength training.
The lats are “pull muscles,” and the bench press is a push. Why did people start emphasizing the lats for bench, and is their importance overstated?
Some lifters relish the pain of DOMS (or delayed onset muscle soreness) as an indicator of success, but is that really the case?
A yearly training plan is long-term, flexible tool to help organize your training. Here are some pointers for creating your own plan.